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Tuesday, August 20, 2013

State of America's Libraries Report 2013

Libraries and library staff continue to respond to the needs of their communities, providing key resources as budgets are reduced, speaking out forcefully against book banning attempts and advocating for free access to digital content in libraries, with a keen focus placed on ebook formats. These and other library trends of the past year are detailed in the ALA’s 2013 State of America’s Libraries Report.

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Thanks & Regards,


Assistant Librarian @ Ghani Khan Choudhury Institute of Engineering & Technology in Westbengal

No.of posts:(Post-1)

Pay scale:PB-3, Rs.15600-39100/-, GP-6000/-


EQ-(i) Master Degree in Library Science/information Science with at least 55% marks with 2 years’ experience in appropriate field/level. (ii) Desirable knowledge of computer and qualifying in the national level test conducted for the purpose by the UGC or any other similar agency approved by the UGC.

Send your applications to The Chairman/BoG, Ghani Khan Choudhury Institute of Engineering and Technology (GKCIET), Vill & Post. Kotwali, Dist. Malda, Pin- 732144, West Bengal, India on or before 30th August, 2013 Time: 05.00 PM

For more details,please visit website:

Last Apply Date:
30 Aug 2013
Education / Teaching / Training
Functional Area:
Teaching, Education, Training, Counselling

Desired Candidate Profile

Please refer to the Job description above

Company Profile

Ghani Khan Choudhury Institute of Engineering & Technology

Vacancy of Library Trainee @ IIT Madras

Advt. No.IITM/R/3/2013 dated 14.08.2013

IIT Madras invites applications from candidates possessing Master degree in Library & Information Science for 2 year Graduate Trainee Programme in  the Central Library.  For more details  visit under Link  Notices/Training and Continuing Education Programme. Last date for receipt of applications is 13.09.2013.

Graduate Trainee Programme advertisement and application form is attached below.


Stipendiary Trainee - Library Science @ Bhabha Atomic Research Centre in Mumbai, India

Job Description

No of post: 4

Pay Scale: Rs 6200/- per month for the 1st year and Rs 7200/- for the 2nd year.

Qualification: HSC in Science stream with a minimum 60% marks in aggregate and should have Physics, Chemistry & Maths subjects (Certificate course in Library Science and experience in Library will be preferred at the discretion of this Research Centre). OR As indicated in Post No.4 to 15 in respect of Library trade certificate holder.

Nature of duties:  To assist in acquisition and technical processing of books, periodicals, circulation activities, binding, indexing and abstracting. Handling various databases and electronic resources, answering reference queries, filing of books and bound periodicals. To work in round-the-clock shift.

Apply Online:

Last date of Online application : 10/09/2013

For more details:
Last Apply Date:
10 Sep 2013
Rs 6200/- per month for the 1st year and Rs 7200/- for the 2nd year.
Oil and Gas / Energy / Power / Infrastructure
Functional Area:
Teaching, Education, Training, Counselling

Desired Candidate Profile

Please refer to the Job description above

Company Profile

Bhabha Atomic Research Centre

Contact Details
Reference Id:

Graduate Apprentice - Library Science @ iquid Propulsion Systems Centre (LPSC) in Mahendragiri , Valiamala

Advertisement No. LPSC/03/2013 Dated 13.08.2013

Nos. of Vacancy: - VALIAMALA-06, MAHENDRAGIRI-03

Stipend: - Rs. 5000/- per month

Educational Qualification: - Bachelor's Degree + First Class Degree in Library Science / Library & Information Science

Online Application: -

Last date of Online Application: - 23-08-2013 14:00 hrs.

For more details: -
Last Apply Date:
23 Aug 2013
Stipend: - Rs. 5000/- per month
Government / Defence
Functional Area:
Teaching, Education, Training, Counselling

Desired Candidate Profile

Please refer to the Job description above

Company Profile

Liquid Propulsion Systems Centre (LPSC) 

Reference Id:

Job for Librarian in MNIIT Allahabad

Notice -Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology has invited interested candidates to be a part of the reputed organisation as Librarian. All the candidates are requested to go through the details given below carefully. The details are also available in the advertisement posted by organization[Link is available below] you are requested to go through for more details in advertisement. The most common details regarding the vacancy are given as follow:-
Institute/Organization -Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology
Official Website
Job For Position -Librarian
Total No. of Posts Available -01 post available
Pay Scale/Salary - PB-4 [Rs 37,400-Rs. 67,000/--] with AGP of Rs.10,000/-
Age Limit - Upper age limit is 55 years
Qualification – All the candidates ap.plying for the described job should
(i) Master’s Degree in Library Science/ Information Science / documentation with CGPA of 6.5 in 10 point scale or at least 60% marks or its equivalent grade of ‘B’ in the UGC seven point scale and consistently good academic record set out in these Regulations.
(ii) At least ten years as a Deputy Librarian in the library of a technical university, educational institute of national importance, or any other large technical library at least five years being spent on a post with AGP of `8700/- or an equivalent post.
(iii) Evidence of innovative library service and organization of published work.

Probation – The above mentioned job has probation for 1 year.
Application Fee (if Any)  - Demand Draft in favour of DIRECTOR, MNNIT Allahabad payable at Allahabad.
For General/OBC =Rs.500/-
Selection Procedure – The selection procedure for Librarian job is based on performance in test/interview.
Applying Procedure – All the eligible and interested candidates applying for Librarian are requested to send their fully filled applications in proper format along with the demand draft to the address give below latest by 30 August 2013
Address of Institute/Organization to post Application
The Registrar, Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology Allahabad, Allahabad-211004
Last Date to Apply -  30 August 2013

Librarian Vacancy @ Rambhau Mhalgi Prabodhini in Mumbai

Job Description

  • Degree in library science.
  • Well versed with all modern practices and technologies in library data management.
  • Ability to develop library and handle related activities.
  • Desirable, are skills in public relation activities.
  • Ability to correspond in Marathi and English is must.
As per industry norms
Education / Teaching / Training
Functional Area:
Teaching, Education, Training, Counselling
Role Category:

Desired Candidate Profile

(UG - Any Graduate - Any Specialization, Graduation Not Required, Diploma - Any Specialization) AND (PG - Any Postgraduate - Any Specialization, Post Graduation Not Required) AND ( Doctorate - Any Doctorate - Any Specialization, Doctorate Not Required)
Please refer to the Job description above

Company Profile

Rambhau Mhalgi Prabodhini
Rambhau Mhalgi Prabodhini is a unique training and research institute

Recruiter Name:
Anand Shidhaye
Contact Company:
Rambhau Mhalgi Prabodhini

Vacancy of the Posts of Director, National Gallery of Modern Art, Mumbai and Bengaluru Under Ministry of Culture on Deputation Basis

No. 17-2/2011-M.l
Government of India
Ministry of Culture
Subject: Filling up the posts of Director, National Gallery of Modern Art, Mumbai and Bengaluru
under Ministry of Culture on deputation basis.

Applications are invited for appointment to the 2 posts of Director in Pay Band 4 : 37400-67000 +Grade Pay of Rs. 8700/- on deputation basis in National Gallery of Modern Art, Mumbai and Bengaluru, a subordinate office under the Ministry of Culture.
2. Job Description
The National Gallery of Modern Art, a premier museum of India with a rich and exquisite collections of contemporary paintings, under the Ministry of Culture is seeking qualified candidates for the post of Director for its branches at Mumbai and Bengaluru. The incumbents will be responsible for Administration of National Gallery of Modern Art and planning and implementation of all technical and academic programmes of the museum. He will also organize and implement special exhibition programmes/ Cultural Exchange Programmes and joint exhibitions with other countries besides the regular display of art works in the galleries. He will also look after the conservation laboratory and restoration work, art storage, digitization programmes etc. He will also be responsible for implementing the publication programme, functioning of the library and organizing academic courses on art and appreciation under formal and non-formal stream.
3. Eligibility : Officers under the Central/State Governments/Autonomous Organizations/Research Institutions/ Universities:-
a) (i) holding analogous posts on regular basis; or
(ii) with 5 years' regular service in the posts in the scale of Rs. 12000-16500 (Revised Pay Band:3 Rs. 15600-39100 + Grade Pay of Rs. 7600/-) or equivalent; or
(iii) with 10 years' regular service in posts in the scale of Rs. 10000-15200 (Revised Pay Band: 3 Rs. 15600-39100 + Grade Pay of Rs.6600/-) or equivalent; and
b) possessing the educational qualifications and experience as under:-
Essential : (i) Master's Degree in Fine Arts or History of Art from a recognized university or equivalent;
(ii) Evidence of Research Work in History of Art/Fine Arts supported by publications;
(iii) 10 years experience in Art Galleries/ Museums or teaching Museology or History of Art or Fine Arts and organizing exhibitions/educational activities.
Desirable : (i) Ph.D. in Fine Arts/History of Art (ii) Degree or Diploma in Museology from a recognized University/Institutions or equivalent (iii) Knowledge (at the level of a Certificate Course) of any foreign language other than English (iv) Knowledge of International art prices and problems of originals and forgeries (v) 3 years administrative experience in a responsible capacity.
Note 1: Period of Deputation including period of deputation in another ex-cadre post held immediately
preceding this appointment in the same or some other organization/department of the
Central Government shall ordinarily not exceed 4 years.
Note 2: Maximum age limit for appointment on deputation basis shall not exceed fifty six years
as on the closing date for receipt of applications.
4. Application, in duplicate, in the prescribed proforma placed below (Annexure-l) and omplete upto-date ACR dossiers of the Officers (last five years) who can be spared in the event of their selection alongwith vigilance clearance, integrity certificate, cadre clearance, major/minor penalty statement for the last ten years should reach the undersigned through proper channel within a period of 60 days from the date of publication of the advertisement in the Employment News. Applications received after the last date or otherwise found incomplete will not be considered and stand rejected.
(Sanjay Kumar)
Under Secretary to the Govt. of India
Tel. No. 23380136
Room No. 210-D Wing,
Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi-110115
Note: The details regarding eligibility conditions, educational qualifications and experience,
application form etc. are also available on the website of the Ministry

1. Name of the applicant (In Block Letters) :
2. Date of Birth (In Christian era) :
3. Postal Address (with telephone no. & email address):
4. Educational Qualifications :
SI. No. Essential Desirable
5. Whether belongs to SC/ST
6. Present post & Scale of pay (including last drawn)
7. Details of Employment in chronological order. Enclose a separate sheet duly authenticated by
your signature, if the space below is insufficient.
Office/Institution/ Organization Post held From To Scale of pay and Nature of
basic pay duties
8. Nature of present employment, i.e. ad-hoc or temporary or permanent
9. In case the present employment is held on deputation please state;
(a) The date of initial appointment
(b) Period of appointment on Deputation/contract
(c) Name of the parent office/organization to which you belong
10. Additional details about present Employment. Please state whether working under
(a) Central Government (b) State Government (c) Autonomous Organizations (d) Government
undertakings (e) Universities
11. Are you in revised scale of pay? If yes, give the date from which revision took place and also
indicate the pre-revised scale
12. Additional information, if any, which you would like to mention in support of your suitability for
the post. Enclose a separate sheet, if the space is insufficient. Signature of the Candidate
Date............... Address..............................
1. Certified that the particulars furnished by the applicant have been checked from available
records and found correct.
2. Certified that no disciplinary proceedings are either pending or contemplated against the officer.
3. Integrity certificate is attached.
4. Statement of major/minor penalty imposed on the applicant in the last 10 years is attached.
5 Photocopies of up to date CR Dossiers of the officer for the last five years, duly attested, attached.
6. In the event of selection, the officers will be relieved of their duties immediately.
Name & Designation of the Forwarding
Officer with Seal & Telephone No.
EN 21/104

Asst. Librarian @ SVKM's Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies

SVKM's Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies
(Deemed to be University)

SVKM's Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Deemed University, one of India's prime centers of educational excellence & research in higher education, invites applications for the following position at Mumbai.

Assistant Librarian 
Qualified in the national test for the purpose conducted by the UGC or an approved agency.

Qualification: Essential - Master's degree in library science/ information science or an equivalent professional degree with minimum 55% marks or its equivalent

Location: Mumbai (Bombay)

Interested candidates may apply before 24th August, 2013 

For further details, visit "Careers" on

Monday, August 19, 2013


No.2-516/13/A.I Date : August 6, 2013
Walk-in-interview will be held on 21-08-2013, at 10.00 a.m. at this Institute for engagement
of the following manpower to work on contractual basis in the time-bound project,
“Strengthening of Digital Library and Information Management under NARS
(e-GRANTH)”, under Component-1 of National Agricultural Innovation Project (NAIP), being run
at the Academy, on a consolidated monthly remuneration. The duration of contractual
engagement of the manpower is co-terminus with the project :
Post &
No. of
posts Duration Educational Qualifications
@ Rs.16,000/-
per month plus admissible HRA Two (02)
Upto March 31, 2014 or co-terminus with the project, whichever is earlier.
1) SRF (A):
Essential: Masters’ Degree in Library Science / Information Science / Documentation with 1st
Division or 60% marks or equivalent grade points average from a recognized University.
2) SRF (B):
Essential: Masters’ Degree in Computer Science / Computer Applications with 1st
Division or 60% marks or equivalent grade points average from a recognized University.
2) Desirable Qualifications : For SRF: A & B :
Work experience in digitization and computerization of libraries, especially with
library management software(s) and digital library software. Relevant open standards and protocols and/or in any international standards in machine readable catalogue, i.e., MARC, Resource sharing protocol like Z39.50 etc.

UPPER AGE LIMIT : Men : 35 years & Women : 40 years as on the date of the walk-in-interview.
(relaxable to SC/ST/OBC & PH as per Government of India rules).
The candidates fulfilling the above criteria may appear for the walk-in-interview
along with their resume/CV and original certificates, including experience certificates,
if any, with a set of photocopies of the same. Candidates reporting after 10.00 a.m. will
not be considered for the walk-in-interview. The above position is purely temporary
and co-terminus with the project. The selected candidates will have to join
immediately and NO TA/DA will be paid to attend the interview.
Principal Investigator



Name of Post                 Scale (As per VI Pay)                Total Post
Assistant Librarian         9300 -34800 + 4200                      01


(i) Master’s Degree in Library Science/Inform ation Science/Documentation or an equivalent professional degree.
(ii) At least three years working experience in Library of a college/institute.
(iii) Knowledge of Computer Application.
Note: Working experience of only Govt./Govt. Autonomous Institute/C ollege shall be counted.

Last date for receipt of dully completed applications in all respect along with requisite fee is 03/09/2013.

Friday, August 16, 2013


Apprenticeship at ISO

Dear All,

Applications are invited on-line for the following Training Positions under
the apprentices act 1961 for their units located at

  - Valiamala* *P.O., Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.

  -  Mahindragiri, Tamilanadu.

1. Number of Training Positions: 6 + 3.

2. Qualification : Bachelor's Degree + First Class Degree in Library
Science/ Library & Information Science.

3. Stipend : Rs. 5,000/- Per Month.

Interested candidates may visit website ** for detailed
information and guidelines. The on-line portal will be available

from 13-08-2013 to 23-08-2013.
with rgds,

Ibrarian Post Vancany at V.V.P. INSTITUTE OF ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY, Soregaon-Dongaon Road, Soregaon, Solapur-413008. MH.

Dear All ,
Soregaon-Dongaon Road, Soregaon, Solapur-413008. Phone No.0217- 6452555, 6054555 fax no 0217-2301844
E-mail, (Approved by AICTE, New Delhi & Govt. of Maharashtra& Affiliated to Solapur University, SolapurA P P O I N T M E N T S

F o r N o n g r a n t a b l e p o s t,Applications are invited from eligible Candidates for following posts.
 1 )Librarian, No of Post- 01, Open,
.Educational Qualification & Pay Scales will be as per AICTE, Govt.of Maha.& Solapur University norms.
2.Those who are in service should apply through proper channel.
3.Reserved candidates who are domiciled outside of Maharashtra will be treated as open category candidates.
4.Reserved candidates are advised to send a copy of their application to the Dy. Registrar, Special cell,
Solapur University, Solapur.
5.Incomplete applications will not be entertained.
6.T.A.D.A. will not be paid for attending the interview.
7.30% seats will be reserved for female candidates and 3% seats will reserved for disabled candidates.
8.Application in Prescribed format along with requisite testimonials should be submitted within a 30 days
from the date of publication of this advertisement.
9.Application forms will be available in the college office on payment of Rs.100/- (for open candidates)
&Rs.50/-(for reserved candidates)
10.Prescribed application forms can also be downloaded from our college website, but to be sent to us
along with the cost of the form(Rs.100/-or Rs.50/- as applicable) by DD in favour of the
“VVP Institute of Engineering & Technology, Solapur” payable at Solapur.