Panaji, 22nd June 2018: A day long state level workshop on Book Digitization & E-books was held at Dhempe College of Arts & Science, Miramar Goa, Organized by college Library along with Information Science Department. The participants included the librarians & assistance librarians from Colleges & Universities across state of Goa.
The workshop was inaugurated at the hands of Principal of the college Dr. Vrinda Borker by lighting of traditional diya along with welcome address. The principal stressed upon the need & importance of digitization in the current age of technology and making the digitized resources available to the needed users.
She later thanked the participating resource companies & the college participants for turning up in numbers and insisted upon taking maximum benefit out of the workshop.
The ceremony ended with a vote of thanks from the Librarian of the college Mrs. Surekha katkar.
Demerg Systems India, a Goan based Digitization company was appointed as a resource agency for conducting of the workshop. Demerg Systems India is a goan based company, the oldest & reputed in digitization and has been in service since 2004.
The workshop focused upon importance of Document Digitization & Book Digitization along with Archiving of old records. These included topic on Library books and documents which require urgent digitization along with the challenges faced as a part of preservation and making resources available to the students & the researchers looking for older books & document.
The workshop were a first of its kind held at a state level to be organized by any educational institute in Goa.