--- On Thu, 2/7/09, TSKumbar <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
From: TSKumbar <email@example.com> Subject: [LIS-Forum] Opening of Library Trainee positions at the ResourceCentre, DA-IICT Gandhinagar, Gujarat To: firstname.lastname@example.org Date: Thursday, 2 July, 2009, 5:07 PM
Kindly bring the following announcement to the notice of interested candidates and also request you to recommend potential candadates.
Subject: Opening of Library Trainee positions at the Resource Centre, DA-IICT Gandhinagar, Gujarat
The Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information & Communication Technology (DA-IICT) at Gandhinagarhttp://www.daiict.ac.in/ is looking for young, dynamic and fresh graduates with minimum First Class in Masters in Library and Information Science to work as 'Library Trainees' for its Resource Centre (Library).
Duration of the Training is for a period of one year and selected trainees gets a fixed stipend of Rs. 8000/-per month with no other facilities/ benefits, excepting casual leave. Accomodation in students hostel on the campus on payment basis will be provided, subject to availability.
The Resource Centre http://resourcecentre.daiict.ac.in/ has fully computerized in-house operations and services and provides access to wide variety of digital collection, catering to the needs of the Faculty, Staff and Students. Several new initiatives are being taken to make this library as one of the leading and resource libraries in the area of ICT in the country. It is a part of regional & national consortia and actively participates in the resource sharing activities.
The Resource Centre is kept open till mid night on all working days during the semester and is open on holidays, Saturdays and Sundays. Selected trainees will require to work during these extended hours on rotation basis alongwith other staff members.
Nature of Traineeship: Traniees will be provided with an opportunity to work in different sections of the Resource Centre and learn the modern library management techniques and web based services.The Resource Centre provides a highly professional working & learning environment. The selected candidates will have ample of opportunities to work and learn on emerging IT tools and technologies.
Date for Written Test & Interview: 27th July, 2009 ( Monday) at 10.00am
Venue for written test and Interview: DA-IICT Campus, Near Indroda Circle, Gandhinagar 382 007, Gujarat
Address for sending the application: Please send your advance copy of the application to email@example.com (Head, HR & Admin, DA-IICT, Gandhinagar 382 007, Gujarat Tel: 079-30510551, 30510591)
The interested candidates who meet the above mentioned basic requirements may send in thier application with CV at the above address and directly come for the written test and interview. Candidate are requested to bring with them the certificates in support of date of birth and qualifications, and experiences, if any.
Friends, it is indeed a remarkable moment in Indian history with regard to gay culture and gay rights. There is nothing unnatural or irrational about being a gay. Ofcourse every culture, society defines the way its members should act ... behave. Right and wrong is always a subject of debate any way.
titbits for librarians and book lovers :
Gay Life & Culture: A World History(Hardcover - 2006/10/17)by Robert Aldrich (Editor) List Price:Rs 2602; Our Price: Rs. 2056 ;Order now and get it in 20-30 business days. See DetailsAll India - Free Shipping. See DetailsShips to India only.Buy online using: - Credit Card (VISA & MasterCard)- Debit Card or Internet Banking Account (all major Indian Banks accepted)- Cheque, Demand Draft or Money Order. See DetailsPublisher: Universe Publishing(ny)
Book: Gay Life & Culture: A World History In the years since Stonewall, the world has witnessed an outpouring of research, critical inquiry, and re-interpretation of gay life and culture. This book draws on groundbreaking new material to present a comprehensive survey of all things gay, stretching back to ancient Sumeria and ranging to the present day. Critically acclaimed historian Robert Aldrich and ten leading scholars juxtapose thought-provoking essays with an extensive selection of images, many never before seen. This masterful combination reveals the story behind gay culture from the industrialized world to the remotest corners of tribal New Guinea. Among the contributors are noted names in GLBT studies such as Brett Beemyn (author of Bisexuality in the Lives of Men), Charles Hupperts (expert on classical antiquity at the University of Amsterdam), Helmut Puff (University of Michigan expert on the medieval world), and Florence Temagne (author of A History of Homosexuality in Europe). The book covers such topics as the Old Testament relationship between Jonathan and David, the Age of Confucius, Native American berdaches, Polynesian mahus, Berlin in the '20s, Stonewall and the disco-flavored hedonism that followed, and the advent of AIDS, Act Up, and Angels in America. This book is an important contribution to understanding what makes gay life and culture universal throughout human culture and across time. http://www.flipkart.com/gay-life-culture-robert-aldrich/0789315114-v6w3ffvxtf
Thursday, Jul 02, 2009 , India The Delhi High Court on Thursday ruled that homosexuality is no more a crime. The verdict brought happiness and cheers to the Indian gay activists. Gay activist Arvind Narayan spoke to NDTV about the verdict. http://www.ndtv.com/news/videos/video_player.php?id=1132014
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