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International Conference on Digital Library Management (ICDLM)
Theme: Extending Benefits of Modern Technology to Public, Academic and
Special Libraries
Science City, Kolkata, 11-13 January, 2011
Venue: Science City, Kolkata

Organiser:        TERI, New Delhi
Co-Organiser:     Raja Rammohan Roy Library Foundation, Ministry of Culture, Government of India, Kolkata

Continuous capacity development and awareness programmes are necessary to achieve the objective of transforming the novice into digital librarians of uture. The success of ICDL 2004, ICDL 2006 and ICDL 2010 has encouraged and motivated TERI, New Delhi and Raja Rammohan Roy Library Foundation, Ministry of Culture, Government of India, Kolkatai to conduct of the ICDLM 2011 which will provide yet another stimulating forum for DL professionals to share their knowledge, experience and wisdom.

The conference will focus on creation, adoption, implementation and utilization of digital libraries, e-learning and a knowledge society. We invite you all to submit your research paper.

Some speakers:
1. Dr. P. Anandan, Managing Director, Microsoft Research India
2. Prof. N Balakrishnan, Associate Director, Indian Institute of Science, India
3. Mr Jens Thorhauge, Director General, Danish Agency for Libraries and Media, DENMARK
4. Barbro Wigell-Ryynanen, Counsellor for Cultural Affairs, Ministry of Education and Culture,FINLAND
5. Professor Gobinda Chowdhury, Director, Centre for Information and Knowledge Management, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
6. Mr. Jean-Marc Comment, Archives federales suisses, Switzerland
7. Prof. Dr. Stefan Gradmann, Humboldt-Universitat zu Berlin, Berlin School of Library and Information Science, Germany
8. Prof. Elena Maceviciute, Lithuania and Swedish School of Library and Information Science, Vilnius University, Sweden
9. Prof. Paul Nieuwenhuysen, Vrije Universiteit Brussels, Belgium
10. John Paschoud, InfoSystems Engineer & Projects Manager, London School of Economics Library, UK
11. Rebecca B. Vargha, Library Director, Information and Library Science Library, University of North Carolina, USA
12. John Paul Anbu K., Head - Periodicals, University of Swaziland Libraries, Swaziland
13. Lizhu Zhou, Department of Computer Science and Technology, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
14. Samuel Trosow, Associate Professor, Faculty of Information & Media Studies / Faculty of Law, University of Western Ontario, Canada
15. Dr Tengku Mohd T Sembok ,Department of Information Science, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
16. Prof. ARD Prasad, DRTC, Indian Statistical institute, India
17. Dr. Subbiah Arunachalam, MSRF, India

Who should participate?

  (a)    Professionals from public, academic and special libraries
  (b)    Information Technology professionals.
  (c)    Content and knowledge managers
  (d)    Policy makers
  (e)    Academicians, students and distance learners
  (f)    Archivists and museologists
  (g)    Information providers and vendors.
  (h)    E-publishers and virtual electronic communities
  (i)    Library and Information Science professionals.
  (j)    All stakeholders in the digitization and knowledge business.

Call for papers

Original papers focusing on the theme of the conference-Extending Benefits
of Modern Technology to Public, Academic and Special Libraries are invited
for the. Some of the topics are listed below:

  -  DL development and management
  -  Content organization and management
  -  DL architecture and access management
  -  Knowledge management
  -  Digital preservation
  -  DL standards and policy
  -  Thesauri and ontologies, semantics, metadata and retrieval
  -  Open archives initiatives/PMH
  -  Multilingual and interoperability
  -  Copyrights issues in digital environment
  -  DL services and applications
  -  Collaboration and Networking between public libraries
  -  Digital initiatives of public libraries
  -  Open Educational resources

For details of paper submission guidelines and submission process, visit

Important dates

Submission of full papers 20 October 2010 Notification of acceptance of paper with comments 05 November 2010 submission of the revised paper after incorporating comments 20 November 2010.

For Early-bird registration offer please visit

Registration: please visit
  Delegates fee   |    Up to 30 November 2010   |    After 30 November 2010   
                  |                             |                             
  India and SAARC |   Indian Rs 3000 + Rs 309   |   Indian Rs 3500 + Rs 360   
  countries       |         service tax         |         service tax         
                  |                             |                             
  Other countries |           US$ 125           |           US$ 150           
  (including      |                             |                             
  service tax)    |                             |                             

Organizing Secretary
ICDLM Secretariat
TERI, Darbari Seth Block,
IHC Complex, Lodhi Road,
New Delhi - 110 003, India
Telephone 24644654, 24682100, 41504900
Fax 24682144, 24682145
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