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Monday, August 25, 2014

International Conference on the Convergence of Libraries, Archives and Museums (ICLAM) on 27th to 29th November, 2014 in IGNCA, Delhi

International Conference on the Convergence of Libraries, Archives and Museums (ICLAM)
Date: 27th to 29th November, 2014
Venue:  Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA), New Delhi
ThemeInnovative ideas, technologies and services

  • ICLAM 2014 announces two awards for the best paper (cash plus certificate) 
    - For  the author of the best paper and the 1st runner up

  • One Special award for the best paper by non-working student/researcher (cash plus certificate)

About the Conference
The National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) in collaboration with the Government Information and Official Publications section of the International Federation of  Library Associations and Institutions (IFLAwill organize the second international conference of the series titled International Conference on the Convergence of Libraries, Archives and Museums (ICLAM) from 27th to 29th November, 2014 at the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA), New Delhi. As in the past, ICLAM will offer the library professionals an opportunity to exchange ideas with professionals from archives, museums and various  other domains.
ICLAM 2014 aims to foster a spirit of innovation among all the professionals  of the  knowledge sector in order to attain the goal of long-term preservation of the collective memory of mankind. In the 21st century the core issue in memory institutions, i.e., libraries, archives and museums, is innovative  applications of digital technologies in all the spheres of activities ranging from management to collaboration. However, innovations - whether internal or external, radical or incremental - are not limited to applications of technologies. On the basis of deliberations on various aspects of innovation the conference will suggest effective strategies for creating sustainable culture of innovation in institutions   managing  scientific and cultural heritage resources.
Original papers and presentations are invited on any one or more of the following topics or  other relevant areas :
·         The ConceptInnovation in interdisciplinary context 
(all forms of innovation including Jugaad (Frugal Innovation)
  • Innovation in  the following areas:
§  Technologies (include applications and experiments with cutting–edge technologies and radical changes in conventional technologies)
Ø  Social media
Ø  Digital library
Ø  Digital preservation of cultural resources (include print and digital resources, other audio-visual sources, art works, costumes, textiles, fashion accessories, artefacts etc. in the collections of libraries, archives and museums)
Ø  Ethical issues in technology applications
Ø  Data protection and recovery in disasters
§ Management & Marketing  
  •         Leadership
  •          Entrepreneurship
  •           Management paradigm
§  User Services
Ø             Equality of Access
Ø             Information Literacy
Ø  Freedom of Expression and Censorship
§  Marketing of Services
§  Collaboration and Cooperation (include intra-sectoral and inter-sectoral cooperation and collaborations
Ø   Consortia,
Ø  Networks,  of libraries, Museums and Archives
Ø  Public- Private Partnerships (PPP), etc. )
§  Resource generation, Fund-raising etc.
Please visit our website for further details about various formats and other guidelines for submissions
 With best wishes.
Nandini Dutta
NIFT, Hauz Khas, 
New Delhi

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