Tag Archives: Kolkata

Library a waste of space: Doctors

(22 November 2016, Kolkata) Doctors and students are asking whether it was necessary to devote 10,000 sq.ft. of valuable floorspace in the Ronald Ross building to a facility which is in the process of being digitized. Few students actually do library work offline since most books are available on the internet, they said. The authorities […]


Mobile app recreates Kolkata’s history in real-time

(28 November 2015, Kolkata, IANS)    Heritage enthusiasts and tourists can now travel back in time to experience the grandeur of 19th century Kolkata through a unique mobile app that offers a glimpse of the city during the British Raj by a mere pointing of a smartphone at a monument. Christened ‘Timescape: Kolkata’, the app is […]


Library conferences in Asia 2019

Keep up to date with what’s happening in libraries in the region. If you have a conference to announce, please send its details to marketing@igroupnet.com. A searchable version of this list which includes conferences held in the past ten years is here. 2020 ALIA National 2020 Conference New! The conference takes place 4-8 May 2020 […]