Conference main theme

Challenges in Library and Information Services: Strategies and Tools

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Conference Sub-themes

Emerging and Innovative Technologies in Libraries

  • Community Based Information Systems
  • Sustainable Models of Information Society
  • Library as community/learning spaces
  • Cloud Computing and its application in Libraries
  • Data Science, Data analytics
  • Crowd Sourcing and Libraries
  • Green technologies in Libraries
  • MOOCs and OERs
  • E-learning as a platform for knowledge access
  • Institutional Repositories, data Repositories and Metadata Standards
  • Discovery and Remote Access Tools & Services in Libraries
  • Designing of Libraries as “Learning Commons.”
  • Information visualization
  • Semantic web and searching
  • Community engagement and digital libraries

Social media and Innovative Library Practices

  • Information Sharing Models/Consortia
  • Information Networks and Protocols
  • Social Media, Social Web and Social Network Analysis
  • Virtual Community Services
  • Collaborative Campus Service
  • Integration of Social Networking Tools: Digital Media Commons
  • Bits to Big data-Web data mining, storage and accessibility
  • Mobile Social Networking and Mobile web
  • Integration of next generation Social Media Tools-Web services
  • Web enabled Cloud Library System and Services
  • Email and SMS integrated services
  • Discovery and Remote Access Tools & Services in Libraries
  • Analytics /Big Data Opportunities for Library Professionals
  • Applications of Social media in digital services

Content Development, Management and Access Tools

  • Research data infrastructure, management and use
  • Creating, managing and using dynamically generated content
  • Social sustainability and digital libraries/ archives
  • Digital Content Creation and Management
  • Retrieval and Access Mechanisms
  • Knowledge Management, Sharing and Transfer
  • E-resource Access and Management
  • Collaborative Knowledge Creation and Crowdsourcing
  • Knowledge Discovery Tools- Web and Linked data
  • Socio-technical perspectives of digital content
  • Trends in Digital Library Services
  • Learning and Virtual Organizations: Collaborative Tasks
  • Personal Information Management and Digital Libraries
  • User Generated Content and Personalised Information
  • Digital Library Management and Administration
  • Digital Cultures and Digital Literacy
  • Sustainability of digital libraries
  • Usability and accessibility aspects of digital libraries
  • Impact of Social Media on Library Services
  • Semantic Web and Online learning
  • Digital Library Education
  • Multimedia Content Management
  • Semantic and Ontology, Taxonomy Management

Digital Collection Development and Access Management

  • Collection development and discovery
  • Data mining and extraction
  • Best Policies and Practices in digital Collection Development
  • Preservation and Management of Knowledge Products
  • Re-defining policies and best practices in library collection
  • Repositories: Development, Preservation and challenges
  • Collection Development Policies in digital era
  • Management and accessibility of e-resources
  • Demand-driven acquisition and access strategies
  • Digital Library Consortia: Challenges and Future Perspectives
  • Digital Preservation and Access Management

Strategies and Tools of Library Services to Users

  • Impact of Big Data on Library Management
  • Strategies and Challenges in Archiving and Sharing Research Data
  • Big Data Collection, Management and Storage
  • Big Data Mining and Analytics
  • Role of Libraries in data Management and Analysis
  • Library User Engagement Strategies
  • Personalized Services to Library Users: Tools
  • Knowledge Access: National and International Cooperation and Collaboration
  • Service Models for Library Users
  • Search Strategies, Techniques in Intelligent Information Retrieval
  • Library Security Tools, Technologies and Implementation

Issues, Challenges and Opportunities in Digital environment

  • Distance Learning
  • E-Collaboration
  • Information Ethics and Issues/Plagiarism and Fair use
  • Ethics and ethical practice, Privacy in digital collection building, management and access
  • Information Security Management
  • Measuring and Improving Services: Strategic Tools
  • Information Technology for Sustainable Development
  • Database license, Service delivery models
  • Lack of skilled manpower – models and training methods
  • Digital Rights Management: Issues and Solutions
  • Issues in Digital Preservation and Access Management
  • Performance Measurement and Competitive Ownership
  • Partnership and Collaboration of libraries in Digital Environment
  • Data Security and Standards
  • Analytics /Big Data Opportunities and Challenges
  • Access Control and Security
  • Challenges in Managing Modern Libraries