For the Koha workshop on 12 October, we have jotted down some important points for you. You are requested to kindly go through it as per your role and take necessary action:

  1. Remote Centre Coordinator
  2. Workshop Coordinator (Librarians) of Remote centres
  3. System Administrator
  4. Participants

Guidelines for the Remote Centre Coordinator (RCC)

  1. The Remote Center Coordinator (RCC) will be the main point of contact between IIT Bombay and his/her institute.
  2. RCC is required to complete the A-VIEW testing as per the allotted slot.
  3. RCC should coordinate with their workshop coordinator and system administrator in their centre for workshop related work.
  4. To make the A-VIEW classroom and computer lab available for upto the number indicated earlier. It is preferable, although not mandatory, to have two different venues: One for A-VIEW interaction and the other for hands-on sessions.
  5. To provide internet facility for the attending participants.
  6. To take care of the logistics related work during the koha workshop. This includes collection of course fee of Rs. 400/-, cost of food and snacks for the participants etc.
  7. RCC are also required to take attendance of the registered participants during the Koha workshop. The online attendance will be available in their login dashboard.

Guidelines for the workshop Coordinators (Librarians)

  1. The librarians are required to be available during the workshop and help solve the queries of participants during the main workshop.
  2. To coordinate with RCC for the smooth functioning of the workshop.
  3. Spare earphones to be made available, in case of any emergencies.
  4. Conduct Koha workshop using spoken tutorials, through side by side method.

Guidelines for Participants

  1. You are required to report at the remote centre at least 30 minutes before the start of the workshop.
  2. An amount of Rs. 400/- to be paid to your respective Remote Centre Coordinator. To know your RCC details, please click here.
  3. All participants are required to bring earphones, as they will have to listen to video tutorials. Without earphones, the workshop will not at all be effective. All Participants are also encouraged to bring their own laptops, if possible. If participants cannot bring a laptop, they should bring one 8 GB pen drive.
  4. You are required to attend the workshop in your chosen remote centre only.

For System administrators  

  1. It is mandatory for all System Administrators to bring a laptop and one earphone when they come for the workshop. System administrators will be required to install `Koha' software on Ubuntu Virtual Machine (VM) during the workshop.
  2. You are required to bring your own laptop with the following setup:
    • Required OS version: Windows 7/8/10 or Ubuntu16.04/18.04.
    • Virtualisation should be enabled in all laptops.
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