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CfP: Conference on Next Generation Libraries @ NIT Rourkela [Dec 12-14]: Submit by Sep 6

By: Aniket | 08 Jul 2019 2:21 PM
About University

National Institute of Technology Rourkela (NITR) is a premier institute in India for higher technical education, basic and applied research. Established more than 50 years ago, NIT Rourkela is now recognized as an institute of National Importance by Govt, of India.

About Conference

As Information Professionals, we live in the age of digital information. Recent studies have shown that there is a drastic change in user demands needed to support the teaching, learning, and research activities of the library profession. The desire for physical library collections is in decline.

Even though there is high demand for internet access and allied resources, there are certain user categories like traditional resources and demand for the physical space in the library. In such conditions, libraries may reconsider their current spaces and future renovations to reflect these usage trends to meet the changing requirements of the user community.

Call for Papers

This event is supported by invited talks, panel discussion and demonstration, case studies on the above themes. This forum will also provide a platform to discuss on the above themes along with related issues and challenges and probable solutions to overcome risks associated with the future of different types of libraries. The conference will connect library
professionals, academic-industry partners, and allied professionals across the world.

Important Dates

Full Paper submission deadline: September 6
Full Paper Notification of acceptance: September 30
Final Paper Submission deadline: October 15
Registration deadline for Authors: November 1

  • New Trends & Technologies
  • Collaboration and Community Engagement
  • Future Librarianship, Library Spaces & Services
Registration Details

Indian Delegates: INR 3500
Foreign Delegates: USD 120
Students/Scholars: INR 2500

Contact Details

Dr.Bhojaraju Gunjal,
Convener & Organizing Secretary
Phone: 9040511891

For full details of the conference, Visit the official website by clicking here.

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