About the Organiser
Dibrugarh University is a university in the Indian state of Assam. It was set up in 1965 under the provisions of the Dibrugarh University Act, 1965, enacted by the Assam Legislative Assembly. It is a teaching-cum-affiliating university.
About the Webinar
The Webinar on Changing Academic Library Management Practices and Services is organised by Dibrugarh University, Assam from Aug 3-7, 2020.
There have been a lot of changes in the library management activities and services, especially in the academic libraries, since the last decade. Incorporation and acceptance of newer technologies; merging new areas of knowledge like publication code, publication ethics, copyright, IPR, research integrity and use of software for detection of plagiarism, etc., in library science domain; preservation and digitization of library heritage; creation and operationalization of institutional repository with ETDs and research outputs for seamless remote access; assessing users ability of digital adoption in libraries and mitigating problems; the emerging concept of biodiversity library; libraries role in open access movement, social networking and new normal, etc., all have made library and information science a vibrant field of knowledge domain to reckon with.
These new evolving phenomena have enormously influenced the current library management practices and resultant services where incorporation of newer, trail-blazing activity has posed a challenge to the existing one and given rise to another level of best practice to satisfy the novel condition.
But, at the same time the responsibilities of the working librarians and information managers, especially in the higher education institutes, have increased manifolds with the ever-increasing necessity to acquire new knowledge in vivid parameters as stated above to fit him or her with the required abilities and preparedness.
Therefore, in this webinar, the focus has been laid on the issues and solutions of current practices of academic library management activities and services for which target groups have been set, for this webinar, are postgraduate students, research scholars and new professionals of Library and Information Science domain.
The organizer is hopeful that the webinar will help the students, research scholars and budding professionals to get acquainted with the current developments in the field of library and librarianship.
How to Register?
Interested participants can register for the webinar through this link.
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Webinar on Changing Academic Library Management Practices and Services by Dibrugarh University, Assam