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Title:
Certificate Course On Modern Library Practices
Duration:
14.10.2009 - 08.12.2009 
Venue:
NITTTR, Chennai   -   Website
Certificate Course On Modern Library Practices

RESOURCE CENTRE
NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF TECHNICAL TEACHERS TRAINING AND RESEARCH
(Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India)
Taramani, Chennai – 600 113, Tamil Nadu, INDIA.

The National Institute of Technical Teachers Training and Research (NITTTR), Chennai is an autonomous Institute functioning under the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, with the mandate of improving the technical education, through curriculum and Instructional Material Development, Staff Development, Research and Extension Service.

The Resource Centre of NITTTR has been conducting an 8 weeks Certificate course on “Modern Library Practices” from the year 2007 onwards for Overseas practicing teachers / librarians and / or curriculum developers in Library and Information Science. The applicant should have a degree / diploma / certificate in library and Information Science with minimum of two years experience in teaching / administration is eligible to apply for the course. The course is designed to develop appropriate competencies for Library Professionals and aims to facilitate e-access to IT based resources and streamling library processes, promoting and enhancing reading habits among the users. The course is sponsored by Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India under Indian Technical Economic Cooperation (ITEC) Scheme

The 3rd batch of Certificate course on “Modern Library Practices”, scheduled to be held on 14th October 2009 to 08th December  2009 at National Institute of Technical Teachers Training and Research (NITTTR) (Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India) Taramani, Chennai 600 113, Tamil Nadu, India.
 

Course Content
  • Latest trend in Library Automation – Smart Card -  RFID, Finger Print Recognition, Remote Circulation, Theft Security Systems, Integration of Digital Library Module in ILMS etc,
  • Developing and Managing electronic resource collection – collection process - acceptable utility policies – E-Journals Management, Consortia Management, Impact of IT. TQM in Libraries
  • Databases - Database Management Systems
  • Developing Library Services for E-Learning or Distance Education. Serving remote users.
  • Information & Communication Technology Concepts - Basics of Networking - Local Area Network -  Wireless Applications W-LAN,
  • Internet and its usage, Search Engines Technology - Internet Resources, Subject Gateways and Portals. Webometrics/Webliometrics, Semantic Web and Taxonomies.
  • Webpage designing – HTML – Front Page, Web site hosting, Web server applications. TCP/IP, Mail Server Configuration etc
  • Digital libraries -  digital initiatives - types of digital collections -  digital library software (green stone) rules of cooperation in building and using digital collections – intuitional repository - digital preservation - economic, legal and management issues related to digital libraries. Copyright and IPR issues
  • Latest in Cataloguing – RDA (new AACR), FRBR, Marc, Metadata Standards, RDF, XML Language, Ontology etc
  • Soft Skills – Manners and Etiquette – Self-Esteem – Motivation – Communication Skill – Presentation Skill – Interpersonal Skill – Stress Management.
For further details pl. see the website: http://itec.nic.in/

To Apply for ITEC / SCAAP Programmes
  1. Interested persons should apply, in the prescribed form, through their own Ministries / Departments or the Foreign Office, who will recommend the application to the Indian High Commission or the Embassy Resident in a particular country. The authorized officials of the foreign Government will be responsible for nominating the applicants.
  2. The employees and officials of the Government, Public Sector Enterprises, Universities and Chamber of Commerce and Industries are eligible to apply for scholarship under ITEC and SCAAP. The scholarship covers free international airfare, tuition fees, accommodation, medical and health care and out of pocket expenses (Living Allowance). The Ministry of External Affairs of the Government of India gives the scholarship.
  3. Upon selection, the Indian Embassies and High Commissions would inform the concerned authorities. The Indian Missions abroad would brief the selected candidates about the training Programme in India and will also provide an economy / tourist class return air ticket to the candidates for their travel to India.
  4. The Application Proforma for this programme is available at the website of Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India.  http://itec.nic.in for download and use.
Course Coordinator :
Dr. R. Ravichandran M.Sc, M.L.I.S, M.Ed, M.B.A(HRM), Ph.D,
Sr. Librarian & Course Co-ordinator,
National Institute of Technical Teachers Training and Research,
(Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India)
Tarmani, Chennai – 600 113, Tamil Nadu, India.

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