[LIS-Forum] National Workshop on LIS Education in Digital Era

D Jotwani, Librarian IIT Bombay jotwanid at iitb.ac.in
Fri May 11 19:14:42 IST 2007


Dear All

Central Library, IIT Bombay in collaboration with IATLIS has planned to
organize a National Workshop on LIS Education in Digital Era from 13-15
June 2007. The workshop will be held on the beautiful campus of IIT
Bombay. The main objectives of the workshop are :

1. To provide a forum to the LIS Teachers, Research Scholars, Librarians
and Academic Administrators to discuss or present their views on the
developments in ICT and its  applications in LIS Teaching and Library
Services
2. To create awareness and understanding about the importance of
introducing and executing information technology in LIS teaching to
achieve academic excellence.
3. To provide an opportunity to the participants to see the world class
Information Technology Infrastructure and other facilities available at
IIT Bombay
4. To provide  an opportunity to the participants to observe state-
of-the-art ICT applications in the Central Library, IIT Bombay and have
first hand experience of the web-based library and information services,
smart card-based (bar-coded) circulation system, electronic resource
management, on-line submission of theses and dissertations, open archives
etc.

Only 50 participants mainly LIS Teachers, full time Research Scholars and
Library Administrators, will be selected on first-come-first-served basis.
More details can also be had at http://www.library.iitb.ac.in

Thank you.
-- 
D. Jotwani
Librarian
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
Powai, Mumbai 400076
Phone 91-22-25768920, 91-22-25720227







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