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Platinum Sponsor:

Tata Consultancy Services

Gold Sponsor:

Dowjones

Silver Sponsor and Media Partner:

ISI Emerging Markets

Silver Sponsor:

IEEE

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SAGE PUBLICATIONS

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THEMATIC AREAS

The conference will discuss all aspects of special libraries. Each theme is divided into several sub-themes as detailed below, but not necessarily limited to:

Information Resources and Services

  • Managing Information over Load
  • Customized Information Services
  • E-Referencing and New Referencing Techniques
  • Value Added Services
  • Benchmarking Techniques
  • Measuring Service Quality
  • Sustainable Information Resources
  • Offshoring and Outsourcing
  • Key reference tools for Asian source
  • Content Creation and Management

Information Society: Emerging Paradigm

  • Information Society: An Asian Perspective
  • Information Society: Sustainable Models
  • Community Information Systems
  • Design and Role of Information Centres
  • Delivery of Information Services
  • Information Systems: Case Studies
  • E-Governance and Public Information
  • Information Literacy and Competency: Capacity Building
  • Mapping Community Participation Patterns
  • Information Divide and Deprivation
  • Private and Public Participation
  • Funding Opportunities

Information Communication and Technologies

  • Delivery Methods and Mechanisms
  • Information Generation and Cultivation
  • Information Warehousing and Storage
  • Information Harvesting and Dissemination
  • Retrieval and Access Mechanisms
  • Information Tools/Technology: State of the Art
  • Development of Information Portals and Information Gateways
  • Applications of Web 2.0 in Asia

Information Objects, and Products

  • Information Portals
  • Digital Libraries/Repositories
  • E-journals Management
  • Information Sharing Models/Consortia
  • Information Networks and Protocols
  • Standards, Copyright, licensing and IPR Issues
  • Publisher/Vendor/Library Relations

Information and Business

  • Information Entrepreneurship : Scope and Prospects
  • Information Marketing
  • Employment opportunities
  • Skill Upgradation and Career Advancement
  • Recruitment and Hiring Techniques
  • Creating Lobbies and Pressure Groups
  • Role of library Associations
  • Special libraries after 20 years

LIS Education, Training & Research

  • Course material and Content Contemporarising
  • Continuing and Life Long Learning and role of SLA
  • E-learning Modules
  • Skills and Competency Development
  • Incubation and Training Centres
  • Research Relevance LIS
  • LIS Education, Research and LIS School

 

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