National Workshop on Design & Development of Digital Library with DSpace: Challenges & Prospects

Organizer: University Library, Central University of Kerala, Kasaragod, Kerala

About the Workshop

  • When: 3rd and 4th July, 2024
  • Mode: Offline
  • Registration Fee: 1500/-
  • Venue: Common Computer Lab, CUK

Resource Person: Dr. D. P. Tripathi,
Deputy Librarian, Dr. BR Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar.

Participants: Approximately 30 selected Library and Information Science Professionals, Academicians, Research Scholars, and Students are likely to attend the workshop.

Aims & Objectives of the Workshop:

The basic aim of this workshop is to enable participants to design & develop their own digital repository using DSpace through lectures & hands-on-sessions by experts. The workshop will cover both theory and practical skills to the participants.


  • Lectures
  • Presentations
  • Demonstration
  • Hands on Practice

The purpose of the Workshop is to provide overview of an open source software-
DSpace and also to give practical training to the participants to build digital
repository collections. The Workshop will facilitate interaction between experts and the participants in order to bridge the knowledge gaps and initiate capacity building activities. The deliberations of the experts – and subsequent discussions – during and after the workshop will help develop a road map for the digitization of libraries.

Registration Details

Registration fee will include Bag, Resource Materials, Software’s CDs, a notepad, pen and Hands on Practice, Tea, Lunch,
Participation Certificate and Group Photos.

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The institutes who have copyrights of their documents find necessary to manage
them by designing digital repository. Since, these institutions have good number
of articles published at different platforms; it becomes necessary and compulsory
to organize them in proper way in order to provide access to academic community
for better research output.

Out of many available open source software for design & development of digital library, DSpace is the ideal software for this purpose as it is free, easy to install & customize as per library requirements or organizations. The other features enables
access to all types of digital content including image, audio/visuals, etc. It has wider popularity due to its strong community and forum support.

Dr. Senthil Kumaran Periyasamy,

Organizing Secretary, Deputy Librarian, Central University of Kerala, Kasaragod, Kerala-671320.
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Mobile No.: +91- 9495024044

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