The 21st century has witnessed a rapid change in the
field of research on Self-Archiving and Digital
Repository with special reference to Open Access
Initiative (OAI). Many organisations whether academic
or non-academic finds it necessary to build their own
digital repositories for the documents and product and
services for which they have copy rights/IPRs. Hence,
an Institutional Repository (IR) or Digital library is a
well-organized digital archive of an institution, with
distinctive styles using IT applications that increase
visibility and impact of its creativity.
The purpose of the workshop is to develop an
expertise by providing a thorough training and handson
experience on an open source digital library
software-DSpace and Wix Website Builder. This
workshop is intended to equip participants with skills
for developing their own library website and digital
libraries/institutional repositories by means of
intensive hands-on training sessions (one to one
system) by experts in the field.
There will be lectures as well as intensive hands on training sessions.. Thus it will provide both theoretical
base and practical skill to the participants to empower them to their organisational benefits wherever they
Thus, the workshop will be intended to:
1. Create Awareness and Promote Use of Library Websites to Enhance the Image of the Library
2. Provide hands-on training to library professionals to design and develop their own library website
Using Wix Website Builder
3. Provide background knowledge of the digital library and institutional repository and its related
4. Enhance and build capacity of Library and Information Science professionals in using
DSpace Digital Library application
5. Provide hands-on experience in using DSpace software
6. Make the participants able to start a Digital Library/Institution Repository by installing,
uploading & retrieving e-contents using DSpace
The following areas will be covered in the workshop and exclusive hands on practical
training (One to One dedicated computer system)
- Promotion of Library Services Through Websites
- Design and Development of Integrated Library Website Using Wix Website Builder
- Institutional Repositories and Digita Libraries
- Installation of Operating system - UBUNTU 14.04.5 LTS and basic commands of LINUX
- DSpace Installation & Configuration
- Building Communities and Collections
- DSpace Workflow & Submissions
- DSpace Administration & Customization
The workshop will be of immense benefit to all
those involved in developing and maintaining econtent platforms, CMS etc. such as LIS faculty,
Library and Information professionals, Information Scientists, Content Developer and
Industry Entrepreneurs and others with similar job responsibilities. The workshop is restricted to
30 participants only on first come first server basis.
The workshop will be conducted at the National
Institute of Fashion Technology, Mumbai which is well equipped with world class lecture rooms.
The workshop comprises of lectures, demonstration and practice on the topics
mentioned above. NIFT-Mumbai has excellent computer facilities. The course material and
application software will be distributed to the participants on CDs/Memory sticks to enable
them to install, work and make use of these software in their respective organisations.
The workshop sessions will be conducted by
experts from Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai and Indian Institute of Management,
Ahmadabad as well as in-house experts.
Dr. Mallikarjun Angadi, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai.
Mr. Shekappa S. Bandi, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.
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A maximum of 30 participants will be permitted. Admission is on first-come-first-serve basis.
Online Transfer by NEFT/RTGS:
Beneficiary Name : NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF FASHION TECHNOLOGY
The registration fee is Rs.5000/- per participant (Rupees Five Thousand Only) per person. It covers the cost of workshop kit, software CD, reading materials, tea and working lunch. The registration fee is to be paid by Demand Draft / Cheques drawn from any Nationalized Bank in favour of the “National Institute of Fashion Technology”, payable at Mumbai. Kindly ensure that the Cheques are CTS compliant format.
Savings account no. : 546302050000017
Bank Name : UNION BANK OF INDIA
Branch : KHARGHAR, NAVI MUMBAI
IFSC code : UBIN0554634
Limited accommodation available at NIFT Campus, however arrangement will be made against the request at the cost of participant/s.
Send Registration Form to:
Dr. A.N. Bandi
National Institute of Fashion Technology
Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India
Plot No.15, Sector-4, Kharghar
Navi Mumbai-410 210 Maharashtra, India
Ph : 91-22-2774 7285 (off)
Fax : 91-22-2552 5050
Mobile : +91 7715833561 / 9869549157
E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com
URL : http://www.nift.ac.in/mumbai/rc.html
National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT)
The National Institute of Fashion Technology, a
leader in fashion education with the ability to integrate knowledge, academic freedom, critical
independence and creative thinking has a history of being in existence for 28 years stands as a
testimony to its fundamentals where academic excellence lies at the core. The institute has stood
as a beacon of serious critical engagement, a key enabler in developing competent professionals.
National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT),set up in 1986 under the aegis of Ministry of Textiles, Government of India, is a Statutory Institute Governed by the NIFT Act 2006.
Bringing in a wide range of aesthetic & intellectual orientations, the early instructors included leading progressive scholars from Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, USA. The in-house faculty was drawn in from a distinguished group of intellectuals who put forth
a sense of dynamism creating a pathway to effective learning.
"To be a leader to identify, collect, consolidate, organize and disseminate right information to
right users for enhancing their skill towards partnering in national development".
Resource Centre NIFT Mumbai is user-focused,
innovative, and excellence driven integrated fashion designing, technology and management
information system developed for catering to information needs of the academicians, research
scholars, fashion practitioners and the industry at large. The authoritative and peer reviewed
information resources are identified, sourced, documented and housed to meet the user
information needs for their study attainments. Contemporary trending technological tools are
invariably applied to make the Resource Centre Space a vibrant one.