How can I improve my English?

Dear Friends, I have personally come across the situations several times where I found my friends stating the problem of English speaking and writing. The reason is that English is not our mother language. The language English is spoken throughout the world…in another word, you can say ‘English is an International Language’ but it does not mean that you can’t […]

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Koha ISO Ver-3.0 – Available to Download

Dear All, Koha-ISO-V.3 is available to download at www.dptripathi.in/download/kohav3.iso The ISO is customized with Lubuntu 14.04 LTS and Koha latest version with following features: a. Customized OPAC with Header and additional menu for external links b. One Click Backup of Koha c. Short Framework of MARC for different kinds of documents such as Books, Theses, Serials etc. (Courtsey: Mr. Vinod […]

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Prepare for Interview

Dear Friends, This post is especially for those who find difficult to face and prepare for interview. I prepared this document based on my personal experience and also from different sources available on Internet. Generally, it happens with all of us that when we go to attend any interview, our brain remains in puzzle what to prepare and how to […]

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Customize Your Boot Loader

Customize Your Boot Loader In dual booting, when we finish the installation, we find that the default option in boot loader to start the system is Ubuntu and Windows appears as last option in sequence. And to start the Windows, we need to choose the Windows by down arrow key on Keyboard and if we don’t choose, Ubuntu will automatically […]

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Homage to Dr. S. R. Ranganathan – An Online Manual of Open Source Tools

Dear Friends!!! With due respect, I render homage to the unforgettable legend Padmashri Dr. S. R. Ranganathan who paved the way for Library Professionals by his enormous contribution to Library Profession. I wish you all a very happy ‘National Librarian’s Day’ and on this occasion I take this opportunity to introduce ‘An online manual of open source tools’ which can […]

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Self-motivation is the best medicine for positive output.

Dear Friends, Very Good Morning……. Self-motivation is the best medicine for positive output. I believe that the brain is full of wonderful ideas and you don’t know what time your idea will click. So, motivate yourself always for positive things and keep thinking for the better prospects. Except you, no one can motivate yourself to move ahead. You will find […]

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Conflict Management

Any library professional working anywhere in any library, always has to play the dual role – first one is to understand the behaviour of their library patrons and the second one is to understand their superiors and subordinates. In this regard, many professionals have given their opinion and one of them is Mann and Katz who says, there are three […]

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Installation of MarcEdit on Ubuntu/Lubuntu-14.04

Dear Friends,   Good Morning!! MarcEdit, a free tool developed by Terry Reese in 1999, is used for different purposes and highly used by computer experts and especially, it is very useful in Data Migration and Conversion. It can be installed on cross platforms such as Windows, Linux etc. Marc Edit is software used mainly for cleansing the data for […]

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Zig-zag format……….so called ‘QR Code’

Zig-zag format……….so called ‘QR Code’ My curiosity to know about a seen format, I assumed it zig-zag format, kept me in curious position as ‘what is this’? It was the year 2014 when it was quenched by a single word ‘QR Code’. I became more familiar as I found it suitable to be used for different purposes. Here, in next […]

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Data Entry in MARC Format as per AACR-2 Rule

Dear All, For any library professional who deals with document cataloguing, it is always challenge to do proper cataloguing in order to enable appropriate and proper searching based on available data entered or maintained. Sometimes, professional finds difficult when he/she comes across different kind of books such as single author, two authors, three authors, more than three authors, editor, corporate […]

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