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Friday, 19 February 2021

International Conference On Marching Libraries from Traditional to Hybrid: Connecting, Communicating and Cooperating

International Conference On 

Marching Libraries from Traditional to Hybrid: Connecting, Communicating and Cooperating 


Date 28' and 29th May, 2021 


The Conference will to held at the Golden Jubilee Auditorium, Karnatak University, Dharwad. 

Organized by 

Department of Library and Information Science Karnatak University, Dharwad - 580 003 Karnataka State, INDIA


In the recent years Information and Communication Technology (ICT) exhibits remarkable Influence on the society in all walks of life and academics are not an exception to this phenomenon. ICT facilitates and allows the dissemination of information instantly and for quicker and more effective communication. Librarianship Is one of the two professions (the other being publishing) that we situated at the frontier of changes being brought about by the application of ICI and digitization. Dramatic changes are In the offing for libraries as the result of the digital revolution, such as changes in the form of library; changes In the relationship between an institution's library and its information technology division; changes In the way collections are acquired, organized, stored, and delivered and changes in the design of library buildings and facilities and in participation by libraries In consortia. Libraries have witnessed a great metamorphosis in recent years. Over the last several years, a significant transformation has been noticed from traditional to hybrid nature. The emerging technologies further Influenced the transition and transformation of libraries into different dimensions. Keeping these developments and the Implications on libraries, an International conference has been A planned where the US professionals across the globe in general and India in particular would participate, discuss, debate and deliberate on the issues pertaining to these developments and bring awareness among the US professionals and motivate them to Incorporate and implement in their libraries. Accordingly, the theme of the confe  has been titled as, 

How to Reach Dharwad 

By Air: The nearest airport's Hubli Domestic Airport which is around 21 KMs from the venue (Karnatak University, Dhanvad). Taxi services are available at the &port. Flights regularly ply from Mumbai, Bengaluru, Chennal, Hyderabad, Cochin, Ahmedabad, etc. For more details visit air travel booking websites. 

By Train: There are two Railway Stations. One i.e. Hubli Railway station which is located around 23 KMs from the venue and Dharwad Raaway station at a distance of 2.5 KMs from the venue. There are direct train facilities from Delhi, Mumbal, Ahmadabad, Chennal, Bangalore to Dharwad. You are advised to book the train tickets in advance to avoid last minute rush. 

By Road: Dharwad is around 430 KMs from Bengaluru & Pune and around 650 Kfris from Mumbai. Dharwad is weR connected by road (NH4). Many buses

Registration Fees and Accommodation 

  • Sponsored delegates (with accommodation) -  3000 
  • Sponsored delegates (without accommodation)  - Rs2000
  • Research scholars / students (with accommodation)  - Rs.1500 
  • Research scholars/students (without accommodation)  - Rs.1000 
  • Accompanying Person (One) (except kit and Conference material)  - Rs.1000 
  • Spot Registration (with accommodation) -  Rs.4000 
  • Spot Registration (without accommodation) - Rs.3000 

The DO should be paid in favou of "Chairman" Department of Library and Information Science Karnatak University, Dharwad.

A/C Details 

  • Bank :  State Bank of India 
  • A/c Name Chairman, DLISc 
  • A/c No. . 11605297710 
  • IFSC : S6IN0001728 
  • Branch : Kamatak University Campus Branch, Dhahvad

Main Themes 

  • Marching Libraries from Traditional to Hybrid: Connecting, Communicating and Cooperating

Sub themes: 

  • Transition and Transformation of Libraries from Traditional toHybrid including Green libraries
  • Application of ICT in Libraries; Disruptive Technologiesand IoT 
  • Collection Building and Electronic Resource Management (ERM): Issues and Challenges 
  • Knowledge Organisation and Information Architecture
  • Open Access Sources inducting OER 
  • Web Based Information Services 
  • Information Marketing (Products and Services) : Case studies 
  • Social Media and Its implications on Libraries
  • Information Seeking Behavior 
  • Resource Sharing and Consortia Initiatives: Case Studies 
  • Information Literacy, Best Practices and MO005 
  • Technical / Scientific Writing and Research Impact/Visibility 
  • Data Sdence and Big data 
  • Research Metrics, Altmetrics and Webometrics 

Important Dates: 

  • Last Date for submission of Papers March 30 2021 
  • Intimation to authors: 15 April 2021 
  • Early bird registration : 30 April, 2021
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