Thematic Areas and Tracks :

LIS EDUCATION & RESEARCH

Sustainable Development in LIS Education
Innovative Teaching Learning Strategies

Research Trends
Ethics & Professionalism
Intellectual Property Rights
Teaching & Learning Skills
Lifelong learning
Quality Assurance and Accreditation of LIS Programme
Libraries And Copy Right Laws
Information Literacy in Higher Education

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NEXT GENERATION INFORMATION RETRIEVAL

Print to Electronic Conversion
Digital Libraries
Communication Strategies
e-Resources Through Consortia
eLearning
RFID
Library Automation
Information Visualization
Community Outreach programmes
Strategic Advocacy and Partnership Locally and Globally

DOCUMENTATION OF CULTURAL HERITAGE

Indigenous Knowledge & Practices
Digital Preservation
Intangible Cultural Heritage & its documentation
Indigenous Medicine

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LIBRARIANSHIP AND SOCIAL NETWORKING

Social Media & Web Technologies in Libraries
Mobile applications for Libraries
Blogs and online social networks as user-centric service tools
Code of Ethics and Best Practices in Libraries

CITATION METRICS

Methods and techniques
Citation and co-citation analysis
Bibliometrics / Scientometrics / Informetrics / Webometrics
Mapping and visualization
Science policy and research assessment
University policy and institutional rankings
Journals, databases and electronic publications
Data Accuracy and disambiguation
Scientific fraud and dishonesty

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MARKETING LIBRARIES

Marketing Libraries in Web 2.0 World
Revitalizing Manpower
Service Marketing Mix which is in practice
Marketing and Promotion Strategies

INNOVATIVE PRACTICES IN LIBRARY SECTOR

Designing Barrier Free Services in the Academic Libraries
Usage Studies
Library Management Practices

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