JAMMU, Jan 30: A one day workshop on e-Granthalaya, an automated Web Based Library Management Software, was organized today at GGM Science College, Jammu, by Higher Education Department in collaboration with National Informatics Centre (NIC) Jammu for providing the best library automation solutions.
The workshop was conducted by a team comprising NIC officials including Ram Kumar Matoria (Technical Director, NIC HQ, New Delhi) and Saleem Khan, Additional SIO, NIC, Jammu Centre.
In his welcome address, the Nodal Principal, Dr Ajeet Angral, emphasized the significance of Library Automation System in Government Colleges of Jammu Division of the State.
The resource person, RK Matoria, explained in detail about the state of the art web based digital library software E-Granthalaya, which is developed by NIC using the latest technology and open source tools. More than 4000 libraries of various State and Central Government organization were automated by using this software.
The current version of E-Granthalya is 4.0 which is a Cloud Ready Application to facilitate web-based data entry with a Centralized Database. The resource person gave a live demonstration of the e-Granthalaya Software.
An interactive session was also conducted where the participants from the various colleges of the Jammu Division raised their queries and officials from NIC Saleem Khan and RK Matoria clarified their doubts.
The workshop was attended by Library Staff and Computer Science Faculty of approximately 25 Colleges of Jammu Division. Prof Vinus Sharma, HoD, Department of Computer Science of GGM Science College, Jammu, gave the brief note about the workshop.
The workshop concluded with vote of thanks by Prof Rahul Sharma of GGM Science College, Jammu.