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"Revitalizing Libraries in a Global Village: High-end Technologies and Resource Management."

Conference Sub-Themes

1.Information and Knowledge Resources

      Traditional Knowledge: Collection and Access Methods
      Knowledge Creation: Tools and Techniques
      Digital Resources: Technologies and Critical Issues
      Institutional Repositories
      Consortia for Small Libraries
      Accessing Internet Resources: Best Practices
      Information Resources in the Digital Environment
      Open Access Resources

2. ICT Applications

      Semantic Web and Ontology
      Information Delivery Mechanisms
      Mobile Technology
      OAI Harvesting Services
      Storage Devices: Emerging Technologies
      Open Source Software for Libraries

3. Networking Libraries and Knowledge

      Networks and Virtual Learning Environment
      Networking and Web 2.0 Environment
      Latest Trends in Library Networking
      Knowledge Networking: Key Features
      Marketing of E-resources
      International Standards for Libraries

4. Digital Library Development: Technical Solutions

      Digital Preservation
      Sharing of Digital Resources
      Archiving Consortia-based Resources
      Building Digital Collection: An Evaluation
      Metadata for Digital Collections

5. Information Services

      Digital Reference Services
      Library and Information Services for Distance Learners
      Re-engineering Library Services
      Information Retrieval in Indian Languages
      Marketing of Library and Information Services

6. Knowledge Society

      Knowledge Centres for Rural Development
      Role of Libraries in a Knowledge Society
      Impact of Copyright and IPR on the Free Flow of Knowledge
      Role of State and Central Governments
      Use of New Technologies
      International Cooperation

7. Human Resource

      LIS Education and Training
      Competencies of Information Professionals
      Revising LIS Curriculum
      Quality Assurance Issues in LIS
      New Skills for the New Age
      Continuing Professional Development
      Evaluation of LIS Schools / Departments

8. Library Commission

      Impact on Libraries
      Impact on Users
      Professional Development
      Networking of Libraries
      Networking Knowledge