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International Conference on Future of Libraries

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International Conference on Future of Libraries

Time: February 26, 2019 at 9am to February 28, 2019 at 10pm
Location: Indian Institute of Management Bangalore
City/Town: Bengaluru
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Event Type: conference
Organized By: IIM Bangalore and ISI Kolkata
Latest Activity: Feb 13

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“ International Conference on Future of Libraries”

Dear LIS Professionals,

We are happy to inform you that IIM Bangalore and ISI Kolkata Jointly organising the “ International Conference on Future of Libraries” from 26th-28th February 2019 at Indian Institute of Management Bangalore.


Theme 1 Academic Libraries:

Sub Theme:

  • Learning Spaces
  • Research data management services
  • Instruction/literacy and outreach
  • Bibliometry /Impact /Research output

Theme 2 Public Libraries: 

Sub Theme:

  • History, role and current scenario
  • Outreach, support for citizenship, lifelong learning and Skills
  • Access to information, knowledge, educational resources, citizenship, personal research etc.
  • Preservation and cultural heritage

Theme 3 Future in the Digital Domain: 

Sub Theme:

  • IPR, Copyright and DRM
  • Digital Preservation
  • Privacy and use

Call for Papers:

We invite research papers, case studies, poster for presentations on any of the above themes. The selected papers will be published in the form of an edited book with ISBN will be distributed to all registered participants. Please send abstract and full paper to .


Important Dates:

Abstract Submission: " 15th October 2018 "

Full Paper Submission: " 05th December 2018 "

Conference Date: " 26-28 February 2019 "


For more Updates please follow the Conference link:

Conference Registration Link:

Website link:

Workshop Registration Link:



With Regards,

Dr K. Rama Patnaik,


Indian Institute of Management Bangalore,

Bannerghatta Road,

Bengaluru, India - 560 076

Phone: 080- 26993016





Dr Kishor Chandra Satpathy,

Chief Librarian

Indian Statistical Institute,

203 Barrackpore Trunk Road,

Kolkata- 700 108,

Phone: Ph No: 9435175531


Comment Wall

Comment by Rajesha H T on September 26, 2018 at 14:24

Dear LIS Professionals,

We are coming with updated on the conference theme.

Academic and Research Libraries:

  • Designing learning spaces
  • Publishing industry
  • Research impact, ranking of Institutions and role of Libraries
  • Information literacy
  • Library instruction models
  • Data driven decisions, ROI and other metrics
  • Library Leadership
  • Performance and Impact assessment
  • Support for learning and research   
  • Collection building and custom /services
  • Copyright, scholarly communications, publishing research
  • Open access, archiving of IR and support for research
  • Technology and access to knowledge
  • Primary research data, data curation and Data management services
  • LIS Education and manpower challenges
  • Higher education and libraries 

Public Libraries:

  • Historical role and current transformation
  • Studies on outreach, citizenship, learning skills, extending formal education and information literacy
  • Provision of academic/other knowledge resources, recreation and personal research
  • Strengthening informal learning, Collaboration with Institutions, NGO and other Organizations
  • Preservation of cultural heritage
  • Expectations from /public/users
  • Crowd funding and sustenance
  • Public libraries legislations and need for revisions
  • Philanthropy and community patronage

Digital Domain:

  • IPR, copyright and DRM
  • Open access scholarly Communication
  • Privacy and use
  • Digital preservation
  • Digital archives, of culture and demography, trade, literature, classics etc.
  • Data repositories
Comment by Rajesha H T on September 26, 2018 at 14:32

Important Dates,

  • 15th October 2018 – Last date for submission of  abstracts
  • 20 October 2018 – Notification on acceptance of abstracts 
  • 5th December – Last date for submission of full-text articles  
  • 15th December – Notification on acceptance of full-text articles​

Abstracts will be peer-reviewed and notification of acceptance will be sent to authors.   Final copies of the accepted abstracts should be sent in by 20th October 2018, in order for them to be included in the Abstract Book.   

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