PostHeaderIcon In-Service Training Programme 2014

 

 

Medical Research Institute

Cordially invites the interested Researchers and Librarians in the state sector

In-service Training   Programme on Library Automation System and Workshop on KOHA

July 11th 2014

8.30 am to 4.30 p.m.

 

At Aldocastallani Auditorium

Medical Research Institute,

Danister De Silva Mawatha,

PO Box 527,

 Borella, Colombo 08.

(In front of Lady Ridgeway Hospital)

Guest Speakers

  1. Prof. Piyadasa  Ranasinghe  , Professor of Library Sciences ,Department of Information & Library  Sciences, University of Kelaniya
  2. Dr. Wathmanel Senevirathne( PhD), Chief  Librarian , Open University of  Sri Lanka
  3. Mr. A.H.K. Balasooriya(MSc),  Senior Assistant Librarian(Systems) , Open University of Sri Lanka
  4. Dr. Anusha Wijayaratne( PhD), Senior Assistant Librarian(Journals) , Open University of Sri Lanka
  5. Dr. Ruwan Gamage( PhD), Senior Lecturer ,National Institute of Library & Information Sciences, University of Colombo

Please R.S.V.P. by 9th July 2014
Mrs. Chandra Gunathilake- Mobile -0773835109,

0718048755,

eMail: librarian@mri.gov.lk

 

Workshop Schedule – In-service Training   Programme on Library Automation System and Workshop on KOHA - 11th July 2014

Time

Event

Lecturer

8.30-9.00 am

Registration

 

9am-9.20am

 

Inauguration of the workshop

 

Speech from Guests

Dr. P.G.Maheepala-DGHS

Dr. Sunil De Alwis-

DDG ET& R

Dr. Firdosi R Mehta WHO Representative to Sri Lanka

 

9.20-9.30am

Welcome

- explain objectives

- Importance of ICT  for Medical Sector & How KOHA  implemented in MRI

Dr Sanath Thubellage

9.30-9.45 am

Importance of  the Library  as the  Information Provider

Dr.(Mrs).W.Senevirathne

 

9.45 am -10 .05 am

"Some useful information and E-resources for medical researchers"

Prof. Piyadasa  Ranasinghe

10.05-10.25am

Introduction to MIR Library Management System – Open Source Koha

- Koha LMS over view

Koha Online Public Access Catalogue 

Mr. A.H.K. Balasooriya

 

 

10.25- 10.40 am

Tea

 

10.40-11.15am

Extracting information from e-resources for research

Dr. Ruwan Gamage

11.15-12.00noon

Information retrieval tools and techniques in the e-resource environment

Dr. Anusha Wijayaratne

12.00 noon-12.30pm

KOHA Modules

Mr. A.H.K. Balasooriya

 

12.30-1.15pm

lunch

 

1.15-2.30pm

KOHA Modules

Mr. A.H.K. Balasooriya

 

2.30-4.30pm

 KOHA Modules

Mr. A.H.K. Balasooriya