NCSI-Net foundation (http://ncsinet.org), successfully organised 13th Dr. TB Rajashekar Memorial Seminar (2017) on CORAL – Opensource electronic resource management tool for LIS professionals.
Title: 13th Dr. TB Rajashekar Memorial Seminar (2017): CORAL – Opensource electronic resource management tool
Date: November 18, 2017 (Third Saturday)
Venue: Choksi Hall, Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru – 560012
About Seminar Theme:
Electronic resource management (ERM) is the practices and techniquesused by librarians and library staff to track the selection, acquisition, licensing, access, maintenance, usage, evaluation, retention, and de-selection of a library’s electronic information resources (Wikipedia). Number of proprietary ERM tools is available for the effective management of E-resources, to name few Innovative Interfaces, Serial Solutions, ExLibris etc.
CORAL is an open source electronic resource management system built by the University of Notre Dame’s Hesburgh Libraries. It is designed to be both simple and highly customizable – each module can be installedindependently or used together depending on your library’s needs.
Objective of the Seminar:
The resource persons demonstrated the basic features of CORAL, Installation and configuration, and various modules.
08:45-09:30 am Registration
09:30-09:45 am Inauguration
09:45-10:30 am Overview of e-Resources and ERM Systems
10:30-11:00 am Coffee Break
11:00-11:45 am E-Resource Licensing
11:45-12:45 pm Introduction to CORAL and Installation on windows
12:45-01-30 p.m LUNCH
01:30-02:30 pm Modules of CORAL – Resources & Licensing
02:30-03:15 pm Modules of CORAL – Organization, Usage and Management
03:15-04:00 pm Career Advice for LIS professionals