The objects of the Programme are to make the learners to Imbibe knowledge and chops associated with fundamentals of computer technology;
Understand the introductory conditions of library robotization and services handed by an automated library;
Get themselves acquainted with the factors of an information system;
Acquire knowledge and chops on networking and Internet technology in general and library and information networks in particular;
Develop Internet chops with special reference to the information coffers available in different forms and subjects;
Acquire web- grounded content development chops;
Be apprehensive of the legal issues associated with electronic information.
Be suitable to design and development a programme by enhancing chops on programming grounded on specific language similar as Java or Visual Basic or C; and
TakeOver a practical grounded design work in order to specialize in one of the thrust areas from which the learners will be suitable to gain technological moxie and apply the same in the area of library robotization and netwoarking.
The Post Graduate Diploma in Library robotization and Networking( PGDLAN) aims at developing the professional capabilities of the library and information professionals in an automated and networked terrain. The program also provides openings for depth or ferocious practical to enhance the specialized chops of the learners to singly develop or manage a motorized library and information center.
Connected with computer technology fundamentals
Library robotization and services handed by an automated library
factors of an information system;
Networking and Internet technology, particularly in general and library and information networks.
Internet with special reference to information coffers available in colorful forms and subjects.
To develop web- enabled content. Information related to legal issues.
Parchment in Library robotization & Networking( Add- on Course)
The PGDLAN programme was launched during the academic time 2009 – 2010. The programme is of 20 credits and comprises Two Semesters. The classes are conducted in the gloamings only between5.30p.m. and7.30p.m. Major objects To imbibe knowledge and chops associated with ICT operations in Libraries and Information Centres; To understand the introductory conditions of library robotization and services handed by the libraries in an robotic terrain; To virtually learn and well clued with the colorful conditioning of library house- keeping operations with the help of ‘ KOHA ’ – open source software for library robotization. To acquaint themselves with the factors of an information system and learn about how to design and develop an information system; To acquire knowledge and chops on networking and Internet technology; To develop chops with special reference to the information coffers available on the Internet; To acquire web- grounded content development chops; To virtually learn and well clued with the Digital Library open source software ‘ DSpace ’ and ‘ GSDL ’; and To develop confidence in handling any kind of conditioning/ services in an automated library or information centre.
Operating Systems and Networking Operating Systems Windows.
Application Packages MS- Office suit. Data Communication and Networking; Types of Networks, Network technologies lines, Modems and other bias similar as capitals, Switches, Network cards, Connectors etc. Setting up connectivity, installation of network interface card, TCP/ IP, OSI, Setting up telephone up connectivity, Protocols. Web Cybersurfers( Explorer and Netscape) and Web waiters( Apache and Internet information garçon.). Internet, Intranet and Extranet. Data Security, Firewall etc. Concept of information society.
2. Library robotization Database Design, DBMS.
Concept of Relational, Object acquainted and other new models of Databases. Designing in MS- SQL Garçon or MS- Access. Query Language and Query Processing. Library robotization; Planning, System Analysis, General Systems Theory, Information System Development. Affair- Input Analysis, Flow Charting, Data Flow plates( DFDs) Developing algorithms, Planning of Acquisition, Cataloguing, Rotation and periodical Control conditioning. Information inspection. Overview of some integrated library operation software available in request and as open sources. Development of Information Products like Union Canons and development of Web grounded information services similar as Document Delivery services, waking Service, SDI and Virtual Reference Service.
3. Electronic coffers Internet hunt chops, tools similar as Hunt Machines, Meta Search Machines and their evaluation.
Evaluation of Web coffers. Organizing of Web coffers and their content; use of Bookmarks, databases, Subject Gateway, Specialized electronic coffers in wisdom, technology, social lores and humanities. Doors and Digital Libraries; D- Space and/ or Greenstone. E-Journals,E-Books colleges, Patent databases, other database merchandisers. Doors and Digital Libraries; D- Space and/ or Greenstone. RSS Feeds and their use.
4. Content Development and Management Content Analysis and Content Development
Reader friendly web documents,holding the attention of an information candidate, Guidelines for Content Development and value addition. Content Organization Information Mapping and Mining, Knowledge Management. HTML, Metadata, XML, Dublin Core, MARC- 21. Z39.50. Ontology, Folksonomy. Push and Pull Technologies. Dynamic Web spots. online tutorials and courses- their identification and development. system of conducting online check.( Designing, transferring questionnaires plus gathering and analysis of data.) IPR and other ethical issues.