International Conference on Reshaping Libraries: Emerging Global Technologies and Trends
ICRL 2018

About Us

About Developing Library Network (DELNET)

DELNET- Developing Library Network was established as a Society in 1992. It was initially supported by the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, National Informatics Centre, Ministry of Communication and Information Technology, Government of India. It is located in Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) Campus, New Delhi. DELNET is a major resource sharing library network in South Asia connecting nearly 6000 libraries in India and eight other countries. These libraries include academic libraries (Universities and Colleges), government libraries, libraries of R & D organisations, among others. DELNET provides access to millions of resources comprising e-books, e-journals, and other resources including more than 3 crore records of books, journals, periodical articles, video-recordings, sound recordings, theses and dissertations etc. DELNET has recently launched the Discovery Portal for member-institutions. DELNET provides the Inter-library Loan and document delivery service which is the best in South Asia. The service is being offered to promote resource sharing at the national and international levels among member-libraries of DELNET. In order to modernise and network libraries, DELNET provides DelPlus - the Library Management Software free of charge to member-libraries. DELNET also offers support for installing Koha software to its member libraries. DELNET has a consortium for e-books and e-journals. DELNET arranges training programmes, lectures, workshops and the National Convention on Knowledge, Library and Information on Networking (NACLIN) every year. For further details please visit

About Ambedkar University Delhi (AUD)

The Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University Delhi (Ambedkar University Delhi or AUD) is a public University with a multi campus, unitary structure with research, postgraduate and undergraduate programmes in the social sciences and the humanities. The Ambedkar University Delhi was established by the Government of the National Capital Territory of Delhi through an Act of Legislature in 2007 and was notified in July 2008. Mandated to focus on research and teaching in the social sciences and humanities and guided by Dr Ambedkar's vision of bridging equality and social justice with excellence, AUD considers it to be its mission to create sustainable and effective linkages between access to and success in higher education. AUD is committed to creating an institutional culture characterized by humanism, non-hierarchical and collegial environment, teamwork and nurturance of creativity. AUD has a rich and rapidly growing library located on both campuses, with a fast-growing subscription base of e-journals and resources. AUD library is running in three campuses - Kashmere Gate Campus, Karampura Campus and Lodhi Road Campus. The libraries are fully online and can be accessed both on and off campus. More details are available at

About Society for Library Professionals (SLP)

The Society for Library Professionals (SLP) was established on 3 January 2008 under the Societies Registration Act 1860. The role of this Society is to achieve high standard of Librarianship in India. This will be achieved by the development of strong linkages among libraries and information centres across the globe; promotion of the library and information science profession in India by fostering collaboration with national and international agencies; and for intellectual development and education exchange of its members.

About Special Libraries Association -Asian Chapter (SLA)

The Special Libraries Association (SLA) with its headquarter at USA, is a non-profit global organization for information. SLA was founded in 1909 in the State of New York and is now the international association representing the interests of thousands of information professionals in over eighty countries worldwide. The mission of the Special Libraries Association is to advance the leadership role of SLA members in putting knowledge to work for the benefit of decision makers. The SLA Asian chapter has about 175 members and covers a large geographical area consisting of 22 countries.

Dates to Remembers

Last Date for Submission of Full paper December 31, 2017
Intimation for acceptance of paper January 15, 2018
Early Bird Registration December 31, 2017
Accepted papers will be included in the proceedings,only if Registered on or beforeJanuary 20, 2018