West Goalpara College, Assam, chooses L2C2 Technologies’s hosted Koha platform with local support from Aditi Library Services.
We are happy to announce that Krishna Kanta Handique Central Library, West Goalpara College in the north eastern state of Assam have choosen to implement Koha ILS on our cloud service. They are currently hosted on the latest stable, packaged version of Koha i.e. 16.05.04. The local support will be provided by M/s Aditi Library Services – a known name among libraries in the North East.
The OPAC is available here http://westgoalparacollege-opac.l2c2.co.in.
About West Goalpara College
Setup in 1981, the college is located at Balarbhita, in the Goalpara district of Assam. Affiliated with Gauhati University, Guwahati, Assam, in the last 35 years, the college has served the higher education needs of over 70,000 students. The college’s central library is named after Padma Bhusan Sri Krishnakanta Handique (also spelt as Handiqui), a great scholar and educationist who also served as the founder Vice Chancellor of Gauhati University. The library was established in 1987 and was inaugurated by Shri Prafulla Kumar Mahanta, then Chief Minister of Assam. The library has a collection of over 20,000 books covering various subjects as well as collections of journals, magazines and newspapers. Aside from the central library, the individual departments have their own departmental libraries for reference service. It is supported by Ministry for Development of North Eastern Region, Government of India.
Special mention has to made of Sri Hirak Jyoti Hazarika who was instrumental for bringing Koha ILS to the college. Sri Hazarika has since registered for PhD at NEHU (North East Hill University, Shillong, Meghalaya). We wish him every success in life.
RBCC for Women (Naihati), West Bengal chooses L2C2 Technologies’ Koha hosting services on the cloud.
We are pleased to extend a hearty welcome Rishi Bankim Chandra College for Women, Naihati to L2C2 Technologies’s growing family of client-partners in West Bengal. We look forward to supporting their library technology requirement at every step in the years ahead.
About Rishi Bankim Chandra College for Women
Named after Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay – the father of the Bengali novel and the author of India’s national song “Vande Mataram”, the college is located at East Kanthalpara in modern day Naihati, the birth place of Bankim Chandra. Functioning as an undergraduate degree college affiliated to West Bengal State University (Barasat), the college has a long history. It began in 1947, the year of Indian Independence, as Rishi Bankim Chandra College. In 1964 a morning section for female students was added, which in 1984 was re-christened as “Rishi Bankim Chandra College for Women”.
The OPAC is accessible at http://rbccwomen-opac.l2c2.co.in
Khalisani College located in Hooghly district of West Bengal, takes its Koha OPAC online using L2C2 Technologies’ cloud hosting service.
We are is pleased to announce that Khalisani Mahavidyalaya Library has partnered with us to take their library OPAC online using L2C2 Technologies’s cloud hosted Koha service. We extend a warm welcome to our newest client partner. Our thanks goes to the Principal Dr. Nepankar Hazra, the NAAC coordinator Dr. Arghya Bandyopadhyay and to the Librarian (Contractual) Smt. Moumita Hazra.
The OPAC can be accessed at http://khalisani-opac.l2c2.co.in
About Khalisani Mahavidyalaya
Established in 1970, Khalisani Mahavidyalaya is one of the oldest colleges in Chandannagar in the Hooghly district of West Bengal, India, offering undergraduate courses in Humanities, Commerce and Sciences. It is affiliated with the University of Burdwan, West Bengal. 
 Khalisani Mahavidyalaya on Wikipedia.
Raja Rammohun Roy Mahavidyalaya Library, Radhanagar, Hooghly in West Bengal chooses L2C2 Technologies’ cloud hosting services for their OPAC.
We welcome our newest client-partner Raja Rammohan Roy Mahavidyalaya (RRRM). The OPAC is available at http://rrrm-opac.l2c2.co.in/ and is running currently on Koha 16.0503000 which was released on August 23, 2016. L2C2 Technologies thanks the librarian Sri Gourhari Pal for his co-operation.
About Raja Rammohan Roy Mahavidyalaya
Situated at Radhanagar, Hooghly, Raja Rammohun Roy Mahavidyalaya has a special importance of its own for Radhanagar is the birthplace of the Pioneer of Bengal Renaissance, Bharat Pathik Raja Rammohan Roy. His crusade against the cruel custom of Suttee started from this very place where her sister-in-law was burnt to death. The college, named after this great soul and the doyen of New Bengal was founded in 1964 by Sri Shantimohan Roy, the great freedom fighter and the social worker. In the year 1972 it was recognized as Govt. sponsored college. It is affiliated to University of Burdwan.
 College website – http://www.rrrmahavidyalaya.edu.in/index.html
 Wikipedia – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raja_Rammohan_Roy_Mahavidyalaya
We are happy to extend a warm welcome to our newest client-partner Ramakrishna Sarada Mission Vivekananda Vidyabhavan (RKSMVV). The college has been a long-time Koha user, having started in 2011. We are happy to note that their entire physical collection of books have been catalogued into Koha and soon we’ll be updating the OPAC with their up-to-date MARC21 data.
The OPAC is available at https://rksmvvlibrary.in/ and is running currently on Koha 3.22.10 which was released on August 25, 2016.
L2C2 Technologies acknowledges with gratitude the co-operation extended by the library team at RKSMVV. We would particularly like to thank Devatmaprana Mataji the library in-charge, Smt. Parama Sarkhel, Librarian and Smt. Mousumi Adak, Guest Librarian for their trust and unstinting support.
Ramakrishna Sarada Mission Vivekananda Vidyabhavan is a partly residential degree college for women affiliated with the West Bengal State University, India. Colloquially more commonly known as “Sarada Mission College” or simply as “Sarada College”, it was the first educational institution started by Ramakrishna Sarada Mission. It came into existence in 1961 as an effort to carry out Swami Vivekananda’s ideals of education among women. Housed initially in a one-roomed makeshift structure, with thirty one students and a handful of young, idealistic and enthusiastic teachers and monastic members, the college today stands among the premier women’s institutions of the state. (Source: Wikipedia)
It was nice to see IASLIC’s (Indian Association of Special Libraries and Information Centres) Newsletter for June 2016 feature one of L2C2 Technologies blogpost on Koha Integrated Library System‘s version numbering changes. The IASLIC newsletter can be access from here. See page 5 of 8 under the section “Technology News”.
I’m happy to announce that L2C2 Technologies
will be working together with Kerala Library Association (KLA)
, India, for the next 5 years for online publishing, hosting and support of KLA’s new open access biannual journal – KLA Journal of Library & Information Technology (https://www.kjist.in/index.php/kjist
). The first issue will be published in Jan 2017. The publishing platform is based on the open source OpenJournalSystem from Public Knowledge Project. #OJS #KLA
I’m grateful to the support of KLA Executive Committee and to my good friend Mr. Venkitachalam Sriram who had worked closely with me at every step to make this possible. And also a big THANK YOU to all our well wishers.
If you represent a non-profit state-level library association wanting to publish an open-access online journal, do get in touch with us for some great offers.
We are pleased to announce that Sivanath Sastri College, Kolkata, also known popularly as “South City Morning” has chosen to partner with L2C2 Technologies for taking their library online. Our thanks goes to the college authorities and the library Smt. Bhaswati Chattopadhyay for making this possible. The OPAC is live at http://ssclib-opac.l2c2.co.in.
About the Sivanath Sastri College
Sivanath Sastri College is a 55 year old undergraduate liberal arts college for women in South Kolkata (Calcutta). It is affiliated with the University of Calcutta. The name commemorates the legacy of Brahmo social reformer Sivanath Sastri.