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Wednesday, January 4, 2017

International Conference -Knowledge Resources and Library Technologies - Bharathidasan University - Tamil Nadu

Dear Professionals,
Greetings from Department of Library and Information science,We the faculty members, Research Scholars, Students and alumni of Department of Library and Information Science, Bharathidasan University happily announce International Conference on International Conference on
"Knowledge Resource and Library Technologies" February 24-25, 2017*ICKRLT -2017* 

Knowledge resources basically meant for not mere access to the information available in any format but gives emphasis on scientific and relevant organization of documents, may be in the shelf or digital archive which involve range of scientific principles and systems to organize, retrieve, disseminate the required knowledge in subject domains.  The foremost priority of knowledge resource access adhere to the specific subjects domain, alternate approaches such as regional, personal, time, materials and methods  and even analytical also need to be taken care by the knowledge resource systems.  Library technologies may be of indexing, classification system, metadata, taxonomy and ontology, semantic web, folksonomy, remote sensing or of content management e-learning systems. 
These both resources and technology equally warrant the human interface for effective organization and right delivery of  information at right time in a more customized manner.
This Conference aimed at making an effort in this direction in bridging the Gap between the user community, knowledge resources and library technologies for the provision of information services in the fast developing knowledge society. 

To bring together LIS professionals, Teaching fraternity, Scientists, knowledge workers in corporate and information industries, the students and  research scholars of LIS, Education, Computer Science, Information Technology and other relevant disciplines to deliberate on the prevailing trends, the future technologies towards identification, organization, dissemination and conception  and generation of information and knowledge data sets.

*Call for Papers*
Original papers as the outcome of research, Case Studies, Surveys, projects, Best Practices, Innovative information services, Conceptual Papers from LIS Professional, faulty members, Students and industries are welcome. 

To meet the objective of the progamme, papers/research articles can be contribute in the following related themes
1.         Knowledge Society and Economy
2.         Knowledge Management and the Libraries
3.         Knowledge resource building by different types of libraries.
4.         Facilitating access to different types of knowledge resources:
5.         Library Automation, Resource Sharing and Networking
6.          Digital Library System
7.          Knowledge Organization and Knowledge Organization   Systems
8.          KOS in digital environment
9.          Tools and Components of Knowledge Organization
10.         Classification, Cataloguing, Indexing, Subject Heading Lists, Thesaurus
11.         Taxonomies, Authority Lists, Metadata, Ontology, Semantic Web
12.         Public Library Systems and Services
13.         Scholarly Communication and Publication
14.         Open Course Ware and Scholarly Open Access
15        Information  and Knowledge Literacy
16         LMS, CMS, E-learning software etc.
17         Social Networking Tools and Techniques
18         Open Source Software
19         User Studies and Information Seeking Behaviour
20         Cultural and Heritage Documentation
21         Information and Knowledge Ethics
22         Digital Rights Management (DRM)
23         Bibliometrics, Scientometrics, Webometrics, Altmetrics
24         Library Tourism 

*Guidelines for Submission of Papers*
Authors are requested to submit the soft copy of full paper (with abstract not exceeding 200 words and at least three keywords) on CD and an e-mail attachment to the organizing secretary. The paper should not exceed 6 pages of A4 size with double line spacing and font size 12 in Times New Roman.
Charts, graphs, photographs, if any, should be inserted in appropriate  places of the article. References should be given as per the APA Style  manual. A few of the selected and extended papers will be published in peer-reviewed/ referred Journals. Papers can be e-mail to Organizing Secretary at
For details please visit the conference website: https://ickrelt2017co

*Important Dates*
Conference Dates   24-25, February 2017
Last Date of Submission of Abstract     30, January 2017
Decision on acceptance of Abstracts         03, February 2017
Last Date of Submission Full Paper      15, February 2017
Registration Type
LIS Professionals - India                      Rs. 1500/-
SAARC Participants                             $75
Overseas participants                         $100
Students                                              Rs. 750/-
(only MLIS, M.Phil., Ph.D  Regular Scholar)
*Last Date for Registration*
The last date for registration is 20th February 2017
*Registrations for all the papers are mandatory.*
The Registration fee includes Conference kit, working lunch, refreshments.
The demand draft may be drawn in favour of ?Bharathidasan University, Trichy -24?. An author can contribute maximum two papers (either first or co-author). The paper will be included in the conference volume only after receiving the registration fee along with filled in Registration Form. The soft copy should be mailed to

Accommodation for outstation participants will be arranged at the University Guest House on request. The Guest House has Rs. 500 on sharing basis. The payment for the University accommodation should be made on the spot by cash. The participants are requested to confirm the arrival and departure timing over phone/e-mail. Plenty of Hotels/Lodges are available with nominal 

with kind regards
*Organizing Secretaries*
*Dr. S. Srinivasa Ragavan*
Professor and Head
Department of Library and Information Science
Bharathidasan University
Trichy ? 24
Mobile: 9486916358
*Dr. R. Balasubramani*
Assistant Professor
Department of Library and Information Science
Bharathidasan University
Trichy - 24
Mobile: 9994889426

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