Academic and Research Libraries:
We invite original contributions involving research, models, practices or strategies envisioning the future of your library. Papers should discuss on how libraries strategizing by refocusing their collection, demonstrating the value by learning commons, services models, research and data management services, digital scholarship and other multiple drivers to communicate its value for the institute success.
Contributions will address the overall conference theme and cover exploration and activities related to but not limited to the following topics:
Historically public libraries have contributed immensely in persevering the culture in analog world. In contemporary times, its role is even more significant to bring the access and benefits of technologies to all the citizens regardless of the social and economic stature apart from its pivotal role in digital preservation.
The role of public libraries in providing civic amenities, education and information learning, steady access to Government forms and services, public documents, greater access to computers and digital preservation of culture and archival docs is unparalleled. Cases studies, research papers and practices that redefine their role are solicited. The major subthemes are
Digital domain is distressed with challenges of access, preservation and other regulatory restrictions.
While there is exponential growth in knowledge resources aided by ever evolving technologies, technology enabled restrictions, intellectual property rights, copyright and contract laws, licensing, and privacy and use of digital content has constricted the access instead of enhancing its reachability.
Papers in this theme exploring the strategies to overcome normalization of such restrictions in digital domain and case studies that have developed and chronicled the culture, demography, classics or digitized the manuscripts and classics are sought
Please note that your abstract will be included in the print and the online version of the Book of Abstracts only if you have paid the registration fee before the conference in accordance with registration deadlines. Please look at the Important dates page for further information.
Please send your abstracts to the following:
Dr K. Rama Patnaik
Dr Kishore C. Sathpathy
|Name: Mr. S M Manjunath
Phone No: +91 80 2699 3296
|Name: Mrs. Rosmy Bobby George
Phone No: +91 80 2699 3558
Please send Abstracts not more than 200 words and last date for submission of abstracts is 20th November 2018, peer-review and notification of acceptance will be sent to authors by 25th November 2018, in order for them to included in the Abstract Book.