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Tuesday, November 8, 2016

International Conference at IGNCA, Delhi

Dear Professionals,

One Hundred Years old Hardayal Municipal  Heritage Public Library (HMHPL) at Delhi (India) in collaboration with South Asian University and Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, New Delhi (India) is organizing an International Conference on "Protecting, Conserving and Preserving  Literary Heritage Collections: Channeling International Cooperation" It will take place in December 11 to 13, 2016 at Delhi, India. The Conference is supported by Ministry of Culture, GOI and various Municipal Councils of Delhi.

The Conference Brochure for detailed information on sub-topics covered for discussion is enclosed for your perusal.  You can also go through the details on the Conference Website at:

The overall aim of the conference is to explore opportunities for national and international collaboration to network staff to learn, discuss, and share expertise and experience in protection and preservation of tangible and intangible heritage resources available in libraries, archives and museums, and to create consortia common to all stakeholders facilitating discovery and seamless access to global heritage collections.   

The HMPHL will precede this conference event with a mega Social Festival to commemorate 100 years of the prestigious heritage library in service to the nation on December 10, 2016 with varieties of program. This will showcase the traditional Indian culture covering the event from several dimensions.

It’s a unique opportunity to listen to about 25 leading experts and interact with them.

We wish to invite you to this challenging conference which focuses on conservation and preservation of literary heritage available in printed and digital form. The issue is of primary importance with a view to carry forward the knowledge and wisdom from one generation to another. Technological advancement does demand to take note of this issue seriously and carefully and we are sure that your presence would be helpful to us in fr
aming desired policy on the issue conservation and preservation of literary heritage.

The conference registration is without any registration fee on first-come-first basis. You can register online by inserting the relevant information at:


Please Contact :

Dr (Mrs) Shobha Vijender, 
Organizing Secretary, 
ICPCPLH, Hardayal Municipal Heritage Public Library, Gandhi Ground, Chandni Chowk, New Delhi, Delhi (India) 110006. Phone: 011 2396 3172 : Mobile: +91 8130892050; Email Id: 

Dr (Ms) Shobha Vijender
Member Secretary, Hardayal Municipal Public Library
Organising Secretary, International Conference Protection and
        Preservation of Literary Heritage Collection
Gandhi Ground,
Chandni Chowk,
New Delhi,
Delhi 110006

Phone: 011 23963172
Mobile : 91 8130892050

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