Call for Papers: National Conference on Management of Modern Libraries @ Manipal Academy of Higher Education [Feb 09-10]: Submit by Jan 15: Expired

The conference is planned to bring together library and information science professionals, academicians and educationalists in the field of library and information science to create an environment to discuss the need to transform the libraries.
The roles being played by the library professionals in transforming the libraries and to discuss the challenges being faced by libraries in transforming the libraries by presenting papers, discussions, exchange of views and sharing of experiences.

  • Main Theme:                                                                                                   Transformation of Libraries for Tomorrow
  • Sub Themes:
    1. Collection development
    2. Resource sharing in digital environment, networking, consortia practices
    3. Open access initiatives
    4. Copyright and licensing issues
    5. Digital collection strategies and priorities
    6. Application of innovative ideas in the library
    7. Information literacy
    8. Research support services and programmes
    9. Extension activities and marketing of library and information services and products
    10. Best practices in the library in ICT environment
    11. Development of information and knowledge services
    12. Public library services
    13. Institutional repositories
    14. Users and their information seeking behavior
    15. Search and web-scale discovery/single window search
    16. Social networking and impact on libraries
    17. Remote access and security tools
    18. Library portals,  OPAC, QR codes, Mobile Apps
    19. RFID implementation in libraries
    20. Planning and designing of future academic and public library building and infrastructure
    21. Library leadership, skill development, and competency management
    22. User satisfaction
    23. Modern librarianship and challenges for library professionals
    24. Role of librarians as access facilitators
    25. Future of libraries and librarianship
    26. User empowerment
    27. LIS education in the transformation of libraries

Guidelines for submission:

  1. Authors can submit their full papers through an e-mail attachment to lisconference@manipal.edu.
  2. The paper should not exceed 3000 words and it should contain an abstract of 100-200 words.
  3. The main title should be followed by a name, affiliation, and address of the author(s) with e-mail and contact no.
  4. All references should be presented according to the Chicago Manual of Style.

Click here for the registration form.

  • Professionals: Rs 800.00
  • Research Scholars (Full-time), LIS Students and Retired Professionals: Rs 500.00

Registration fees can be paid by DD favoring below mentioned beneficiary name payable at Udupi/Manipal or through NEFT:

Beneficiary Name:Manipal Academy of Higher Education Conference/Workshop
Bank Account Number:33508958510
Name of the Bank: State Bank of India, Manipal
IFSC Code:SBIN0004426
MICR Code:576002006

Completed registration form along with registration fee should be sent to:
The Organizing Secretary, 3rd NACML-2018, Health Sciences Library, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal – 576 104, Karnataka.
Details (softy copy or screenshot) of the online payment made (NEFT) should be sent to lisconference@manipal.edu.
Important Dates:
Last date for submission: January 15, 2018
Date of the event: February 09-10, 2018
Contact :
Dr. Mahabaleshwara RaoOrganizing Secretary
Ph: 0820 2922609, 9964498288
Fax: 0820 2570061.

Click here to download the brochure and for further details visit the official website.Click here.

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