what we do

To unite all libraries in Kerala by holding conferences and meetings for the discussion of questions affecting the library profession and matters affecting libraries or their regulation or management or other wise.

  • KLA-CPD Professional Enrichment Programme 2021. More details
  • 50th Annual General Body Meeting, 26th September 2021, Thiruvananthapuram. More details
  • 49th Annual General Body Meeting, 27th September 2020, Thiruvananthapuram. More details
  • 14th Prof K. A. Isaac Commemoration Lecture, 25 November 2019, Thiruvananthapuram. More details
  • KLA – KUFOS National Workshop on Koha, 04-05 September 2019, Kochi Read full text
  • Release of KLA Publications, Honouring LIS Professionals, awarding KLA Gold Medal and C.A.Augustine-Holy Cross Endowment: Read full text
  • KLA 2019, Programme Invitation: Download
  • KLA National Conference 2018: Programme Schedule & Invitation to Inaugural & Valedictory functions. Readfull text
  • The launch of KLA Journal of Information Science & Technology (KJIST) & 13th Prof. K.A. Isaac Commemoration Lecture; 2.00 pm, 21 November 2018, DLIS Lecture Hall, Thiruvananthapuram: Read more
  • KLA National Conference, 14-15 December 201,8 Announcement & Call for Papers - REGISTER NOW Download Registration Form
  • KLA National Conference, 23-24 Nov. 2018 Announcement & Call for Papers More Details
  • Library Technology Conclave 2019 : Special offer for KLA members
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  • KLA Ernakulam Region Annual General Body Meeting, 13 January 2018, St. Theresa's College, Ernakulam More Details
  • 12th Prof. K. A. Isaac Commemoration Lecture; 4 Nov. 2017; 3.30 pm, DLIS Hall, Thiruvananthapuram More Details
  • Librarians' Meet, Presentation of KLA Gold Medal & Prof. C. A. Augustine Holly Cross Endowment and Honouring the writers in LIS, 30 July 2017, 10am, Thiruvananthapuram
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  • KLA Annual General Body Meeting, 30 July 2017, Thiruvananthapuram, Notice
  • Three day National Workshop on KOHA, 20-22 July 2017, KUFOS, Kochi More Details
  • National Library Week 2016: Interactive session on "LIBRARIES IN TRANSITION: Millennium User’s Experiences & Perceptions"21 Nov. 2016, DLIS Hall, Thiruvananthapuram
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  • Paradigm Shift in Libraries: A Festschrift to Rev. Fr. Jose Viruppel, KLA Kottayam Region, 2015
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  • Kerala University extended Part-Time Research facility to all regular full time working Library Professionals
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  • KLA publishes new Book "Information Technology Interfaces in Libraries and Information Centres"
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  • Kerala University extended Part-Time Research facility to all regular full time working Library Professionals More details
  • KLA-Centre for Professional Development (KLA-CPD) offers 2 Day Training on Word Press,
    May 10 - 11, 2014  Details | Online Registration
  • KLA-Centre for Professional Development (KLA-CPD) offers 2 Day Training on KOHA,
    April 12-13, 2014 Details | Online Registration
  • Talk on "Reading in the Digital Context", by Dr. J. Prabhash, Former Pro-Vice Chancellor and the Director, School of Social Sciences, University of Kerala,  at 3.00pm on 20th Nov. 2013 at the DLIS Hall, University Library Buildings, Thiruvananthapram. More details and Programme Notice
  • KLA Gold Medal & Prof. C. A. Augustine Holy Cross Endowment Awards 2013,  on29 April 2013 at 3.00 pm at the Lecture Hall, DLIS, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram. 
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  • One Day Workshop on DSpace Digital Library, 19 January, 2013 at Seminar Hall, Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studie, Pangad, Kochi, organized by KLA Ernakulam Region. Read Full Text
  • 8th Prof. K. A. Isaac Commemoration Lecture (2012), byDr M.D. Baby, Prof. & Head, School of Library and  Information Science, Rajagiri College of Social Sciences, Kochi on the topic New Generation Knowledge Management: A Challenge to Library Professionals, organized jointly by KLA and the Department of Library & Information Science, University of Kerala on 20th December 2012 at 11.00 am at the Lecture Hall, DLIS, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram. Read Full Text  
  • Seminar on "Public relations in Libraries" on 15 Dec. 202 Saturday. at 2.30 pm at Government Training College (IASE), Palace Road, Thrissur, organized by KLA Thrissur Region
  • Half Day Workshop on Information Security  Awareness on 1 Dec. 2012 atthe DLIS Lecture Hall, Kerala University Library, Palayam, Thiruvananthapuram, organized by KLA State Committee in collaboration with C-DAC, Hyderabad. Details | Online Registration
  • Talk on "Is library & Information Profession at the cross road?"  by  Dr. Kaiser M. Khan, Associate Professor, Dept of Library and Information Science, Mangalore University on 16 Nov. 2012 at 3 pm at the DLIS Lecture Hall, Kerala University Library, Palayam, Thiruvananthapuram, organized by KLA State Committee.
  • Invited Talk on “Re-engineering Library Services” by Dr. M.D. Baby, Professor and Head, DLIS, Rajagiri College of Social Sciences on 16 Nov. 2012, at MG Uni. Library Hall, organized by KLA Kottayam Region.
  • Invited Talk on “Impact of Mass media on Reading” by MrsPriya A.S., famous Malayalam novelist and short story writer on 21 Nov. 2012 at Library Hall, CUSAT, Cochin, organized by KLA Ernakulam Region.
  • Seminar on “Technology Management in Modern Libraries” at 2.00 pm on 20 October 2012 at the Seminar Hall, College of Horticulture, Thrissur, organized jointly by KLA Thrissur Region and College of Horticulture, Kerala Agricultural University, Thrissur.
  • Linux Training Programme for LIS Professionals and Students, 18 August 2012, St. Joseph’s College of Engineering and Technology, Palai, Kottayam, by KLA Kottayam Region Read full text 
  • Talk on "Intellectual Property Rights: A Public Perspective" by Adv. Binoy K. Kadavan (High Court of Kerala) on 10 July 2012 at the Ernakulam Public Library Hall jointly organized by the Kerala Library Association (Ernakulam Region) and Ernalulam Public Library : Read Full Text:
  • Reading Day 2012: Talk on "Reading, Madness and Culture" by Dr P.K.Rajasekharan, Literary critic and Media Person, 3 pm, 19 June 2012, DLIS Hall, University Library Building, Palayam, Thiruvananthapuram : Read full text
  • Seminar on "Library and Web Tools for E-Learning and Teaching", 25 June 2012,  Library Hall, College of Horticulture, Vellanikkara, Thrissur, KLA Thrissur Region : Read full text
  • Three Day Workshop on KOHA (Batch II) , 24-26 May 2012, Calicut University Library, KLA Kozhikkode Region
  • Career orientation Programme for Library and Information Science (LIS) Students, 12 May 2012, KE College Mannanam,  KLA Kottayam Region
  • Three Day Workshop on KOHA, 26-29 April 2012, Calicut University Library, KLA Kozhikkode Region
  • Seminar on “Knowledge Economy and Library Professionals”, 21 April 2012, Govt Institute of Advanced Study in Education, Thrissur, KLA Thrissur Region
  • Prof. K.A.Isaac Commemoration Lecture 2011on the topic "Education for a changing world", 2 Dec. 2011, DLIS, University of Kerala, Trivandrum