Introduction:

Innovation is the introduction and creation of something new, in the form of an idea, skill, product, service or process, that helps improve an organization or society. As a part of celebrations of decade of IISER Pune, Library is organizing a National Conference on Library Innovations for Excellence (LIFE)with a hope to introduce a wider view of innovation as new method of creating value, that studies innovative organizational practices, systems and other mechanisms that are related to library and information science. Digital environment that provides new enabling factors for generating, storing, retrieving and sharing data, information and knowledge that could significantly impact how libraries manage their resources and services. In many cases, librarians need to let go of the traditional logic of managing knowledge for innovative solutions to achieve excellence.

Objectives:

The objective of this proposed conference is to understand how libraries are translating ideas into innovative services of excellence to create value for users and to the continuing success of libraries. It will provide an opportunity to library and information science professionals to share their experiences, ideas, research and knowledge for mutual benefit.

Target Audience

  • Library and Information Science Professionals
  • Knowledge Management Professionals
  • Students of Library and Information Science
  • Publishers and Content Providers
  • Structure of the Conference:

    Day 1:

    Registration, Inaugural Session, Keynote Address, Invited Lectures by Eminent Professionals, 3 Theme Sessions of paper presentations with Pecha-Kucha format (20 Slides – 20 Seconds per slide).

    Day 2:

    Invited Lectures by Eminent Professionals, Two Theme Sessions of paper presentations with Pecha-Kucha format (20 Slides – 20 Seconds Per Slide), Workshop Session on Innovative Practices followed by Valedictory Session.

    Schedule of the Conference:

    Announcement: 1st November 2016.
    Submission of Abstract: 30thNovember 2016.
    Final Paper / Poster Submission: 31st December 2016.
    Intimation for acceptance of paper / poster with requested changes, if any: 15th January 2017.
    Last Date for Registration: 31st January 2017.
    Conference Dates: February 16-17, 2017.

    Date & Venue

    Date: February 16-17, 2017
    Venue: CV Raman Auditorium
    Lecture Hall Complex, IISER Pune.

    Dates to Remember

    Announcement: 1st November 2016.
    Submission of Abstract: 30thNovember 2016.
    Final Paper / Poster Submission: 31st December 2016.
    Intimation for acceptance of paper / poster with requested changes, if any: 15th January 2017.
    Last Date for Registration: 31st January 2017.
    Conference Dates: February 16-17, 2017.