Wednesday, December 16, 2015 – Karachi—Experts have said that now social and economic developments are measured by the existence of libraries in any society.
“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,” they said while speaking at the inaugural ceremony of the 3-day National Training Workshop on “Library Automation Package By Using Koha ILS”.

ICCBS, University of Karachi and Pakistan Scientific and Technological Information Center (PSTIC) jointly organised the workshop (December 15 to 17) at LEJ, National Science Information Center, UoK. More than 60 librarians from the privateand public institutions of Sindh province are attending the workshop. The aim of this Workshop is to introduce participants to some of the new technologies available to recent day libraries. 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.