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Anna Centenary Library
(Convention on Next Generation Libraries)

NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON GLOBAL TRENDS AND INNOVATIONS IN LIBRARIES AND INFORMATION CENTRES

About Us

DIRECTORATE OF PUBLIC LIBRARIES


Public Libraries were established in Tamil Nadu as per the “Tamil Nadu Public Libraries Act 1948”. The Directorate of Public Libraries (DPL) was formed in 1972 to provide the library services to the public. It is functioning under the roof of School Education Department, Govt. of Tamil Nadu.
There are 4603 Public Libraries in different categories consisting of Connemara Public Library (State Central Library), Anna Centenary Library, 32 District Central Libraries, 1,926 Branch Libraries, 1914 Village Libraries, 14 Mobile Libraries and 715 Part -Time Libraries.
The DPL contributes to the development of the society by following the principle of “best reading for the greatest number at a least cost”.


OBJECTIVES OF DPL


  • To promote the reading habit of the public and to satisfy the information needs of the users of all age groups by providing effective library services.
  • To digitize and preserve old and rare books.
  • To provide library facilities in every village, where the population is more than 1000.
  • To provide good infrastructure facilities with modern technology to enhance library services.
  • Promoting awareness of cultural heritage, appreciation of arts, scientific achievements and innovations.

ANNA CENTENARY LIBRARY (ACL)


ACL is the State-of-the-Art Library which spreads over 3.7 lakh Sq. ft. The library holds 5.7 lakh books on a wide range of subjects to cater to the needs of users from various sprectrums. It functions with different sections viz. Braille, Competitive Examination, Own Book Reading, Children, Periodicals and section for Tamil and Regional languages, Manuscripts, Rare books and e-library.


In addition to this, ACL has other ammenities such as well equipped Auditorium, Amphitheatre, Conference Hall, Book Release Hall and Food Court.


Apart from routine services, "Children's Programmes" such as Quiz, Storytelling, Chess, Art and Craft Programmes are being organised. “ Ponmalaipozhudhu”, a literary programme for general public and “Orientation programme” for competitive examination aspirants are also being organized every week.



About the Conference

CONEXGENLIB - Convention on Next Generation Libraries is a two-day national conference organized by Directorate of Public Libraries at Anna Centenary Library, Chennai for LIS professionals working in all library environments.



Objectives of the Conference


  • To connect and share the experience and expertise of the public library professionals and researchers.
  • To empower the Public Libraries on par with world libraries.
  • To enrich Public Library professionals with latest technologies.
  • To equip LIS professionals to serve the next generation information consumers in an innovative way.
  • To empower the users with latest technologies and tools.

BENEFICIARIES


  • Professionals from Public, Academic and Special Libraries, Research Scholars and Students in the field of Library and Information Science.
  • Academics, Writers, Library Administrators, Policy Makers and Corporate Professionals.

Conference Language


The conference language will be both in Tamil and English.

Registration Fee Details


☞ Paper presentation - Rs.1200/-
(includes conference kit, conference volume, certificate, working lunch and refreshment).

☞ Participation only - Rs.1000/-
(includes conference kit, certificate, working lunch and refreshment).

☞ LIS Students and Research Scholars (Full Time)* - Rs.200/-
(includes certificate, working lunch and refreshment)
*Restricted to 20 students only ; should produce Bonafide Certificate from the concerned Head of the Department

☞ Retired Professionals - Rs.500/-
(includes certificate, working lunch and refreshments)

The registration fee can be paid by Demand Draft drawn on any nationalized bank in favour of the Chief Librarian and Information Officer, Anna Centenary Library, payable at Chennai.

Important Dates and Registration Details



IMPORTANT DATES


☞ Conference Dates : 02,03 February 2018

☞ Last Date For Full Paper Submission : 30-12-2017

☞ Acceptance Of Full Paper for Presentation: 10-01-2018

☞ Registration for Accepted Papers Start From: 11.01.2018

Themes and Sub Themes

Theme/Title: Global Trends and Innovations in Libraries

1. Changing Dimensions of Public Libraries and Library Professionals


☞ Best Practices
☞ Re-engineering
☞ Public-Private Partnership
☞ Extension Activities
☞ Training and Development: professional, technical and soft skills
☞ Professional Ethics

2. Public Library Policies and Guidelines: Issues and Challenges


☞ Collection Development
☞ Digitalization and Archiving
☞ Library Management
☞ Knowledge Management
☞ Library Consortia

3. Innovative Trends and Digital Technologies


☞ Digital Library Initiatives and Institutional Repositories
☞ Open Source
☞ Content Creation and Management System (CCMS)
☞ Learning Management System (LMS)
☞ Web 3.0/Semantic Web/ Library 3.0
☞ Cloud Computing Applications
☞ Big Data
☞ Electronic Publishing
☞ Intangible Cultural Heritage

4. Innovative Library Services


☞ Marketing of Products and Services
☞ Technology Tools
☞ Social Media
☞ Mobile Technology
☞ Information Services for Differently Abled
☞ Library Services for Children and Young Adults

5. Intellectual Property Rights


☞ Copyright
☞ Security Issues
☞ Plagiarism
☞ Licensing
☞ Creative Commons

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Guidelines to Authors

SUBMISSION OF PAPERS


Original and unpublished papers on the main and above sub-themes are invited from the Authors.
The papers should be:
• Innovative with hypothetical solutions with a clear illustration on how these solutions can be implemented.
• Research surveys, case studies, action plans and best practices.

GUIDELINES FOR PAPER SUBMISSION


• An extended abstract about 1000 words along with keywords should be sent.
• First page of full paper should contain name of the author(s), designation, organisation, address, mobile number and e-mail address.
• Full paper should be not exceeding 5000 words including references; text should be typed in 1.5 spacing; New Times Roman; text font size: 12, heading: 14(Bold), sub-heading:12 (Bold) in Ms-word.
• Language of the paper: English and Tamil. For Tamil text use Unicode font.
• Tables, images, charts, graphs, etc should be in Black and White.
• References and footnotes should follow APA style of writing.
• Full paper can be mailed to conexgenlib2018@gmail.com
• After the acceptance of the full paper by the Editorial Committee, the author(s) shall pay registration fee. Accepted paper will be published in the Conference Volume with ISBN.
• The presentation should not exceed 20 slides. (for layout, please refer the conference website).
• Poster Specification : 2 X 3 foot. Font Size between 24 and 48.
• Every paper has to be accompanied by a copyright undertaking form available on the conference website www. conexgenlib.annacentenarylibrary.org

CONFERENCE LANGUAGE
The conference language will be both in Tamil and English.

BENEFICIARIES
• Professionals from Public, Academic and Special Libraries, Research Scholars and Students in the field of Library and Information Science.
• Academics, Writers, Library Administrators, Policy Makers and Corporate Professionals.

Organizers

CHIEF PATRON


The Principal Secretary
Department of School Education
Government of Tamil Nadu

PATRON


The Director
Directorate of Public Libraries
Government of Tamil Nadu

NATIONAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE


The Managing Director
Text Book corporation and Educational Services
Department of School Education
Government of Tamil Nadu

The State Project Director
Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA)
Department of School Education
Government of Tamil Nadu

The Director General
Raja Rammohun Roy Library foundation
Ministry of Culture
Government of India

The Director
Directorate of public libraries
Government of Kerala

The Director
Directorate of public libraries
Government of Karnataka

The Director
Directorate of public libraries
Government of Andhra

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE


Dr. G. Krishnamoorthy, Director and Librarian, University Library, Anna University, Chennai
Dr. Mahendra Jadhv, Librarian, IIT Madras, Chennai
Dr. Rathinasabapathy, University Librarian, Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Chennai
Dr. Sevukan, HOD, Dept. of Library and Information Science, Pondicherry University, Puducherry.
Dr. V.Chandrakumar, HOD, Dept. of Library and Information Science, University of Madras, Chennai.
Mr. Sundar, Director, Roja Muthaiah Research Library, Chennai.
Mr.P.Meenakshisundaram, Librarian, Connemara Public Library, Chennai.
Dr. Perumal, Conservator/Librarian Rtd. Saraswathi Mahal Library, Thanjavur
Mr.M.K.Jagadish, Former Director, American Library, Chennai
Mr.S.Premkumar, Librarian, American Consulate General, Chennai
Dr.P.Perumal, Conservator and Librarian (Retd.), Sarasvati Mahal Library, Thanjavur
Ms. Aparna Bhattacharya, Senior Manager, Library and Information Service, British Council Library, Chennai
Ms. Aruna, Senior Scientist, M S Swaminathan Research Institute, Chennai
Dr. S.Kamatchi, Librarian and Information Officer, Anna Centenary Library, Chennai
Mr. V.Dhinesh Kumar, Librarian and Information Officer, Anna Centenary Library, Chennai
Mr. J.Jaba Joselin, Asst.Librarian and Information Officer, ACL
Mr. R.Balakrishnan, Asst. Librarian and Information Officer, ACL
Mrs. K.Sivagama Sundari, Asst. Librarian and Information Officer, ACL
Mrs. P. M.Raina, Librarian and Information Assistant I, ACL
Mr. S. Manikantan, Librarian and Information Assistant I, ACL
Mr. Smith D Maliakkal, Librarian and Information Assistant I, ACL
Mr. K.Sudhakar, Librarian and Information Assistant I, ACL
Mr.K. Palanivel, Librarian and Information Assistant II, ACL
Mr. S.Ramesh, Librarian and Information Assistant II, ACL


ORGANIZING SECRETARY


Chief Librarian and Information Officer
Anna Centenary Library

JOINT ORGANIZING SECRETARIES


Deputy Chief Librarian and Information officer
Anna Centenary Library

Librarian and Information Officer
Anna Centenary Library

LOCAL ORGANIZING COMMITTEE


Librarians of Anna Centenary Library

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