National Conference on “Role of Academic Libraries for Excellence in Research” (ROALER 2018) at IISER Bhopal during Jan 18-20, 2018

Sub themes

Academic Libraries and Assessment of Research

  • Performance and Productivity Indicators
  • Critical analysis of scholarly communication and Institutional Ranking
  • Research in Electronic Environment and Collaborative Avenues
  • Altmetrics, Social media and Web analysis

Research & Innovation in Science & Engineering

  • Academic Libraries for Excellence in Research & Innovation
  • Aligning libraries with Institution mission
  • Research & Innovation in Academic Libraries
  • Data and Knowledge Repositories
  • Open Data, Big Data, Linked Data
  • Data sharing policies and practices

Library and Information Services in Academic Libraries

  • Long-term Preservation and access
  • Best Practices and Case Studies
  • Services in virtual environment
  • Search Strategies, Techniques, Interfaces
  • Intelligent Information Retrieval
  • Information and Digital Literacy
  • Orientation Programmes
  • Library Subject Guides
  • Library outreach, Marketing and Advocacy

Technology Trends for Academic Libraries

  • Adoption of Technologies in Academic Libraries
  • Social media applications in libraries
  • Content Management Systems
  • Research Data Management
  • Discovery Services
  • Open Access Tools, Technologies & Resources
  • Data Security and Recovery
  • Digital Rights Management
  • Mobile & web based technologies
  • Library virtual space
  • Library Technological Tools (Anti-plagiarism, reference management, technical writing, etc.)
  • Information visualization
  • Transformation towards Smart Libraries

Demonstrating Value of Libraries in Academic & Research work

  • Library Services to Next Generation of Students
  • Partnering with faculty, students, researcher
  • Bridging Gap Between Library & User: Information Literacy/Library Instruction as a tool
  • Scholarly Communication & Research Support services
  • Trends in Scientometrics: From Bibliometrics to Altmetrics
  • Library assessment /evaluation

However, papers covering topics other than the above listed sub themes but relevant to the main theme of the conference may also be submitted.

Important Dates:
Full papers submission deadline: 30 October 2017
Full papers notification of acceptance: 20 November 2017
Early Bird Registration: till 30 November 2017

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