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XXXVII Conference (International) of the IATLIS, 25 – 27 November 2021

On the theme “LIS Education and LI Services during and beyond the COVID-19 Pandemic”

Jointly organised online by
Indian Association of Teachers of Library and Information Science (IATLIS)
and
Department of Library and Information Science, University of Calcutta, Kolkata

About the IATLIS

The Indian Association of Teachers of Library and Information Science (IATLIS) is a professional association of more than 600 teachers and professionals in Library and Information Science in India. Since its inception in 1969, IATLIS has been active in taking up several issues of LIS Education in India especially relating to the development of curriculum, teaching methods, infrastructure, teacher training, etc. It actively works for the promotion of the professional interests of LIS teachers. As part of its activities, it conducts national seminars and webinars, workshops, and training programmes. It publishes conference proceedings and also an electronic journal “IATLIS Journal of Library Education and Research”. For more details about the association, kindly go to www.iatlis.org



About the Department of Library and Information Science, University of Calcutta (DLIS-CU)

Though the Committee was constituted in the year 1943, but the first Diploma in Librarianship Training started in January 1945. The Department is presently under the Faculty of Post-Graduate studies in Journalism, Education and Library & Information Science. At present, the Department runs a two-year Integrated Master’s Course as well as PhD program in library and information science. It publishes a peer-reviewed scholarly journal, named CUJIS (Calcutta University Journal of Information Studies). More details about the university are available at https://www.caluniv.ac.in/academic/LibrarySc.html. The Department is now observing its Platinum Jubilee Celebrations.As part of its Platinum Jubilee Celebration, DLIS-CU is organising an international seminar in collaboration with IATLIS.



Call for Papers:

Proposals are invited from IATLIS members, LISteachers, researchers, practitioners, and students on the following theme and sub-themes of the conference. Those interested to submit their papers are required to submit a one-page (250 to 500 word) abstract as an MS-Word mail attachment, and a PPT of their paper latest by 26 October 2021 to iatlis.cu2021@gmail.com



Date of notification of acceptance: 31 October 2021
Last Date of Submission of Full Paper: 11 November 2021

Theme of the Conference:
LIS Education and LI Services during and beyond the COVID-19 Pandemic
Suggested sub-themes include, but are not limited to:
· Digital divide and LIS education
· Preparedness of LIS teachers during the pandemic
· Ethics in online education and research
· LIS Curriculum: reviews and reflections, and effects of pandemic
· Capacity Building of Library and Information Professionals
· Collaborations in LIS Education and Research
· LIS education in the global South with a focus on South Asia
· Case studies of novel approaches to LIS education and services during the pandemic
· Open Educational Resources
· MOOCs
· Redefining the role and responsibilities of libraries and library professionals in the Covid-19 Pandemic
· Transformations and innovations in libraries
· Effect of pandemic on library services in different types of libraries · Effect of pandemic on LIS profession
· E-resources, Institutional Repositories and Digital Archives
· Use of Social Media, SNS, Blogs, Wikis and other tools in libraries
· Media and Information Literacy
· Life Skills and Literacy
· Research Data Management
· Knowledge Management – tools, techniques, case studies
· Sustainable libraries – Green Libraries and other sustainability matters
· IPR related issues in LIS
· Big data and linked data

For further details, please contact:

Prof. Jagtar Singh
Director, Collaborations and Partnerships, IATLIS
jagtardeep@gmail.com

Prof. H.P.S. Kalra
President, IATLIS and
Professor, Department of Library & Information Science; and
Dean, Faculty of Education and Information Science
Punjabi University, Patiala
hpskalra8@gmail.com

Prof. Susmita Chakraborty
Organising Secretary, IATLIS International Conference 2021 and
Head, Dept. of Library and Information Science
University of Calcutta, Kolkata
Sclis.India@gmail.com

Dr. Khushpreet Singh Brar
General Secretary, IATLIS and
Assistant Professor, Department of Library & Information Science
Panjab University, Chandigarh
khushpreet.singh@gmail.com




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