If your answer to any of the above is YES, then this is the opportunity to make the move to a peaceful solution!!!
The Association of African Universities AAU warmly invites you to the fourth regional training workshop on KOHA, an open source Integrated Library Management System. The objective of the workshop is to unbundle the KOHA open source Integrated Library System (ILMS) to participants and institutions.
Koha is a highly sophisticated web-based ILS, with a SQL database backend and accessible via Z39.50. Koha has a highly configurable and adaptable user interface that can also support many languages. Koha has most of the features that would be expected in an ILS, including:
This workshop will also introduce the Linux operating system to the participants to acquaint the participants with the installation of Koha on server class machines and provide extensive hands-on-training for both librarians and the library IT support staff. Participants will be equipped with capacity to manage Koha as LMS at institutions with large collections
There will be two parallel session for the workshop
will be of immense benefit to LIS professionals working in any type of library. The number of participants will be restricted to 30 per session, and admission will be strictly on a first-come-first-served basis. The Workshop will be handled by experts with extensive practical experience in Linux and Koha.
The registration fee for the 3-day event is
AAU Members* $400
Non- AAU member institutions $500
This will cover workshop attendance fee, snacks and lunches, e-training material and other logistics
* List of AAU members here https://www.aau.org/subs/membership/
Proposed workshop date and Venue
This workshop will be held at the Ultra-Modern AAU Secretariat on Trinity Avenue, East Legon, Accra, Ghana, from 24 – 26 April 2019
Travel, Accommodation and Conferencing
Participants will be responsible for their own accommodation and travel-related costs, such as flights. AAU will support application process for countries that will need visas on arrival but participants from outside need to ensure that they leave enough time for host institution to submit their visa applications before they arrive. It is suggested that participants arrive latest on the Tuesday evening, as the training starts on Wednesday morning.
The AAU will deal with the registrations and issue invitation letters for visa and other purposes and will convey all logistics information.