Empowering Libraries with Emerging Technologies for Common Sustainable Future 

Sub Theme

Innovations in LIS Education and Research

  • Sustainable Development of LIS Education in India
  • Emerging trends in LIS Education and Research
  • Online Learning: issues, challenges, and prospects
  • Research tools and services
  • Research publication ethics 

Data Curation and Management

  • Research Data Management: Strategies, Issues, and Challenges
  • Impact of Big Data on Library Management
  • Big Data Collection, Storage, and Access
  • Data Repositories
  • Libraries' Role in Curating and Exposing Big Data

Emerging Trends and Technologies in Libraries

  • Cloud Computing Services
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Library Security: tools and technologies
  • Linked Data and Semantic Web
  • Trends in Digitization and Archiving
  • Social Media and Libraries
  • Web 2.0 to 4.0  

Information Products

  • Digital Libraries
  • Institutional / Knowledge Repositories
  • E-Resources Management
  • Consortia: New Models and Approaches
  • Open Access Resources and Management
  • Marketing of Library and Information Science Products

IPR: Role of Libraries

  • Intellectual Property Rights: National and International Efforts
  • Plagiarism and Academic Integrity
  • Ethics of Publication, Digital Rights Managements
  • Licensing, Copyright and Fair Use

Role of Associations for Sustainable Development of Librarianship

  • Role of Association in the upliftment of LIS Professionals
  • Library Legislation, Govt. Policies and its implementation
  • Continuing Education
  • Challenges and Issues in Modern Society

Skills and Competencies for Librarianship

  • Skills in Information Retrieval
  • Skills in Online Content Development
  • Skills in Effective Communication and Management
  • Competencies in Digital Literacy
  • Competencies in handling Digital Library Tools and Technologies

Emerging Issues in Metric Studies

  • Science Policy and Collaboration
  • Informatics law and distributions
  • Mathematical Models of Communication and Collaboration
  • Quantitative Analysis of S & T Innovations
  • Evaluation Indicators
  • Scientometrics, Bibliometrics, Webometrics, Informetrics and Altmetrics

Information Technologies

  • Information Generation Processing, storage and Dissemination.
  • Information Retrieval, Access Mechanisms, Tools/Technology: State of the Art
  • Information Portals and Information Gateways
  • Web-based Information Sources and Services
  • Library Services to Divyangjan
  • Mobile Based Library Services
  • Government Initiative for Digital India
  • Information and Network Security