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Welcome to MANLIBNET 2018

Libraries across the world are undergoing extensive transformational change as a result of the digital disruption. The ways in which people today learn, teach, communicate, interact, acquire and share knowledge have changed due to advancements in the information and communication technologies. Hence, the libraries and librarians must compete for their survival. Libraries have to integrate several technologies in their services in order to attract the users. Technological advance and social change have on the skills required of a librarian to deliver services in the open learning environment. As the 21st century progresses librarians are facilitating to connect communities and users with knowledge and knowledge creators.

With the developments in open learning, digitised learning resources and the use of online and offline web environment, several possibilities emerged to design digital learning strategies to make any instructional context effective to suit the ever changing learning and learner requirements in the global network, library professionals are overwhelmingly optimistic about the future and positive about the value of their skills.

CHIEF PATRON

Dr. Bhimaraya Metri

Director

Indian Institute of Management Tiruchirappalli

CHIEF GUEST

Dr. Jayantha Lal Ratnasekera

Vice Chancellor

Uva Wellassa University, Sri Lanka.

GUEST OF HONOR

Dr. S. Murugan IPS

Joint Director/ Inspector General of Police

Vigilance and Anti Corruption, Tamil Nadu.

SPEAKERS


Dr. Ishwara Bhat
Dr. Ishwara Bhat

Pro Vice Chancellor

Presidency University, Bangalore, India.
Mr. M. F. Hibathul Careem
Mr. M. F. Hibathul Careem

Registrar

Uva Wellassa University, Sri Lanka.
Dr. Gina de Alwis
Dr. Gina de Alwis

Librarian - Tay Eng Soon Library (HQ)

Singapore Institute of Management, Singapore.
Suhasini Gazula
Suhasini Gazula

Liaison Librarian

Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand.
Dr. H. Anil Kumar
Dr. H. Anil Kumar

Librarian & Head NICMAN

Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, India.
Dr. R. Venkata Kesavan
Dr. R. Venkata Kesavan

General Manager and Head

Times Archives & Knowledge Centre (TAKC), Times Group, Mumbai.

Programme Schedule

Schedule will be updated soon.

Schedule will be updated soon.

Schedule will be updated soon.

Who Should Attend

Librarians
&
Information Professionals

Knowledge Managers
&
Practitioners

LIS Practitioners
&
Educators

IT Professionals

Publishers

Academicians/Users of Management
&
Technical Education

WHY ATTEND

LIBRARIANSHIP
DEVELOPMENT
COMPETITION
EXPERTISE
COLLABORATION
ENGAGE

OBJECTIVES OF THE CONFERENCE

Discuss, debate and seek alternatives to manage current libraries
Provide a platform for professional discussion among LIS professionals in academics, services and research disciplines
Create an environment for expanding professional network, enriching professional skills and experience sharing
Identify best practices followed by various libraries
Address the problem areas and to lead a way for managing such problems
Recommend Government and other bodies for devising suitable policy measures
To provide an interdisciplinary platform for the academicians, researchers, managers, industrial participants and management graduates around the world to SHARE their research findings

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