LIBRARY EVENTS 2015
31st August, 2015- 5th September, 2015
Free Technical Assistance to September 2014 Flood affected Colleges of Kashmir Valley
- Allama Iqbal Library, University of Kashmir in collaboration with INFLIBNET (Information and Library Network) Centre, Gandhinagar, Gujarat (an Autonomous Inter-University Centre of University Grants Commission) organized a free technical assistance programme for September 2014 flood affected colleges of Kashmir valley using Software for University Libraries (SOUL1.0/SOUL 2.0) for library automation during 31st August, 2015 to 5th September, 2015. A team of two persons visited our valley from the INFLIBNET Centre and in collaboration with our experts from Allama Iqbal Library installed the software afresh in many leading government colleges of Kashmir Valley free of charge.
- The team covered eight colleges in Kashmir valley and one government department including Govt. Amar Singh College, Gogjibagh; S.P College, M.A. Road; Govt. College for Women, M.A. Road; Government College of Education, M.A Road; Government Medical College, Srinagar; Govt. Women’s Polytechnic, Bemina; and Department of Floriculture, Emporium Garden, Srinagar where in most cases SOUL server and databases were completely damaged and new installations were undertaken with upgraded version of the software along with WebOpac.
- On 4th September, 2015, One day training programme on Library automation using SOUL 2.0 software was also organized by Allama Iqbal Library for providing hands-on-training to the Library professionals of the flood affected colleges.