6th International Library and Information Professionals Summit

Dee Magnoni , President 2017, Special Libraries Association (SLA), USA and Research Library Director, Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA will be the Keynote Speaker for the 6th I-LIPS 2017

Conference Theme

The conference aims to address the main issues of concern within the framework of Dynamics of Library for Excellence in Electronic Revolution. Some of the important areas, which conference intends to engage itself with are listed below:

Re-envision of Library Spaces in Changing Perspective

  • Designing of Library Spaces as “Learning Commons
  • Library Spaces and services: User requirement in new generation
  • Dramatic Redesigns of Existing Spaces
  • Maker spaces and Maker Movement in Library Spaces

  • Collection Development and Management in Electronic Age

  • Best Policies and Practices: Learning Lessons in Collection Development
  • Digital Library Consortia: Challenges and Future Perspectives
  • Digital Paradigm: Access, Ownership, and Control
  • Digital Resources: Preservation, Management, and Cultivation
  • Digital Collections: Redefining Policies, Negotiation Skills, Best Practices in License Agreement
  • Digital Repositories: Development, Preservation, and challenges

  • Emerging & Innovative Technology Applications in Libraries

  • Research Trends in Library and Information Science
  • Technology Disaster and Recovery Planning/Management
  • Mobile, Web and Semantic Technology Application in Libraries
  • Search Strategies, Techniques in Intelligent Information Retrieval
  • Library Security Tools, Technologies, and implementations
  • Open Access: New trends in publishing Scholarly Communications
  • Research Tools, Techniques, and Methodologies
  • Social media, Cloud computing applications in libraries
  • Content Management Systems
  • Research Data Management
  • Discovery and Remote access Tools & Services in Libraries
  • Plagiarism tools, IPR and Copyright & Copy left in the Digital Age
  • Open Access Publishing: Creative Common License
  • Open Source software application in Libraries
  • Digital Rights Management
  • Analytics /Big Data opportunities for library professionals
  • E-Learning – Altmetrics, User case studies in Digital Age
  • Library Outreach, Marketing, and Advocacy in digital age

  • Human Resource Development and Management in digital Age

  • Skill Development and Competency Management
  • Digital Governance: Role of Libraries
  • Modern Librarianship and Ethics
  • Role of Librarian and Libraries in Institutional Rankings
  • Challenges in Managing Modern Libraries
  • Performance Measurement and Competitiveness
  • Ownership, Partnership, and Collaborations of Libraries in digital environment
  • Electronic Vs Print and Online Book Stores Vs Traditional Book Shops

  • Paper Submission Guidelines

    Participants are invited to contribute papers for presentation on the above themes and related aspects. The papers should be based on research surveys; case studies or action plans rather than theoretical explanations. Papers are to be sent to Conference Secretariat at: [email protected]; [email protected]

    Submission of full papers (not more than 6 pages) with an abstract in approximately 200 words, keywords and references on A4 size paper with margin 1.5 cm on all sides in MS Word format in 10 points New Times Roman type single line spacing. Length of the paper should not exceed 4000 words. Details such as name of the author, designation, title of the article, abstract, name of the affiliating institution, mailing address, telephone number, fax number and E-mail address are to be included. The paper submitted must not have been previously published or presented elsewhere. The Programme Committee will have the right to edit the papers. Selected papers will be published in the proceedings. The selected papers will be published as edited book with ISBN number in print or digital format.

    Dates to Remembers

    Last Date for Submission of Full paper February 15, 2017
    Intimation for acceptance of paper or changes required if any March 15, 2017
    Early Bird Registration March 31, 2017

    Accepted papers will be included in the proceedings,only if Registered on orbefore March 20, 2017