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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
 
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