Experts signify libraries role for national progress

STAFF REPORT KHI: While signifying the worth of dissemination of information through books, experts have said that now social and economic developments are measured by the existence of libraries in any society.

They expressed these views while speaking at the recently organized three-day National Training Workshop on “Library Automation Package By Using Koha ILS”

The ICCBS, University of Karachi and Pakistan Scientific and Technological Information Center (PSTIC) jointly organised the workshop at the LEJ, National Science Information Centre, UoK.

The experts were of the strong view that librarians play a very significant role in the society by taking part in the promotion of knowledge and information. National Library of Chemical Sciences, International Centre for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS), University of Karachi, is the largest library in the country.

More than 60 librarians from the private and public institutions of Sindh province attended the workshop.

Purpose of this workshop was to introduce participants to some of the new technologies available to recent day libraries.

The experts said that this training workshop will also provide an opportunity to collaborate, share and discover resources available at ICCBS Libraries and to get benefit from the experiences of Professionals.

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