Jivesna Tech

Koha is an open source and free software library automation package. In use worldwide, its development is steered by a growing community of users collaborating to achieve their technology goals. Koha’s feature set continues to evolve and expand to meet the needs of its user base. In-addition, in use worldwide in libraries of all sizes, Koha is a true enterprise-class ILS has comprehensive functionality including basic or advanced options. Koha includes modules for circulation, cataloging, acquisitions, serials, reserves, patron management, branch relationships. It provides easy to use circulation policies, strong patron management, intuitive navigation, and extensive permissions for staff accounts. It also allows libraries to update older records with a newer version

Course description and objectives:

  • To strengthen Koha knowledge and expertise in the academic and research Libraries as well as various Information and Resource Centers.
  • To exchange information, knowledge and experience in using Koha for Library management.
  • To support implementations of Integrated Library Management Systems in the Libraries and Information centers.
  • To provide the trainees with hands-on experience on using and in the administration of Koha.
  • To configure / customize Koha effectively according to the needs of the trainee.
  • To create awareness of the benefits of Koha and Open Source Software solutions.

Expected outcome

Upon completion of this training, participants are expected to obtain a basic understanding about Koha software for automating library by realizing its importance and relevance to the field of library management. The participants will be able to install, customize and launch the software in their respective organizations.

Approach to the course

The course includes lectures, discussions and hands-on sessions. All lectures will be participatory and interactive in nature. We also provide training kit. After completing the training, we will provide certificate.

Course duration

Total training hours 15 hours. It is completing within three days.

Resource Persons

The course is taught largely by an expert team member of Jivesna Tech.

Training materials

Comprehensive hand-outs are given to the participants.

Target group

Practicing librarians (junior, senior, management level), Graduates or Master’s in Information Science and Library Management are preferred for the course.

Number of participants

It is intended to accept a maximum of 20 participants on a first-come-first-served basis.

Registration Charges

The course fee is Rs. 3000/- (Three Thousand) to cover the cost of training materials, morning and afternoon tea/coffee, lunch and certificate of participation. However, travel costs, medical insurance and accommodation are not included in the course fee. Last date of Registration 5th August 2018

Register for this training on or before 5th August 2018 by sending the requisite amount in form of cheque/DD in favour of Jivesna Tech Pvt. Ltd. payable at Ghaziabad OR

Online transfer


A/c number: 913020051312458

IFSC code: UTIB0000715

Training Outline

This program will include hands-on practice and exercises on all Koha modules.

Number of Days



Lecture Time


Total Hours

INTRODUCTION OF KOHA 15 Minutes   5 Hours
KOHA ADMINISTRATION 1:30 hours 30 Minutes  
PATRON 30 Minutes 15 minutes  
CATALOUGING 1 Hours 45 Minutes  
Day 2 CIRCULATION 45 Minutes 45 Minutes  
REPORTS 45 Minutes 45 Minutes 5 Hours
ACQUISITION 1 Hours 1 Hours
Day 3 SERIALS 1 Hours 1 Hours  
TOOLS   2 Hours 1 Hours 5 Hours


How to apply

Register Online at https://drive.google.com/open?id=1I0wcmb5AddwkWzqYS8cmVG_8cEhuf0HEmN8ZuzmmpUo