NCML-2018 National Conference on “MODERN LIBRARIANSHIP: Opportunities and Challenges” June 8-9, 2018 National Institute of Fashion Technology, Kharghar, Navi Mumbai

Theme: Modern Librarianship: Opportunities and Challenges

Sub Themes: ​Digital Libraries

  • Architecture and Management of Digital Libraries
  • Open Access and Creative Commons (OACCs)
  • Electronic Publishing Systems
  • Institutional Repositories (IRs) – Design andDevelopment
  • ETDs: Tools and Techniques

​Library Technologies and Trends

  • Open Source Software
  • Web-based Applications, Standards and Protocols
  • Library a MakerSpace
  • Cloud Computing Applications
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • RFID and Security Systems

Copyright and IPR

  • Copyright and Licensing
  • IPR and Digital Environment
  • Open Access and Copyright Laws
  • Plagiarism : Issues and Concerns
  • Ethics of Access: Copyright, Licensing and Privacy in Digital Environment

Scientometrics, Webometrics and Altmetrics

  • Scientometric, Webometric and Altmetric Studies
  • Evaluation techniques and tools of
  • Institutions/ Universities/ Departments
  • Evaluation of Individual Scientists – Citation Analysis & Tools
  • Reference Management Tools

Library Resource Sharing and Consortia

  • Resource Sharing in Digital Environment
  • Consortia Practices and Models
  • Networking and Collaboration: Local, National, International
  • New approaches to ILL and DDS
  • Web 3.0 and Library 3.0
  • Librarianship and Social Networking

Harnessing Web Resources

  • Resource Discovery Tools-Search Engines,Intelligent Retrieval
  • Federated Searching
  • Web Data Mining- Storage and Accessibility
  • Metadata Harvesting, Extraction and Management
  • Collaborative Content Creation & Content Management
  • Semantic Web, Ontology

Human Resource Management

  • Quality Assurance and TQM in LIS
  • Skills Development and Training
  • Change Management Issues
  • Ethics and Social Responsibilities
  • Marketing of Library and Information Services

Public Library System and Acts in India

  • Public Libraries and Education
  • Public Library Acts in India


Last date for submission of full papers     : March 31, 2018

Notification of Acceptance of full papers  : April 30, 2018

Last date for Registration                            : May 31, 2018

Conference Dates                                         : June 8-9, 2018

Papers on the theme and sub themes enumerated above based on research or practical experience in the field may be submitted for presentation at the conference. The contributors can include any other topic falling under the broad gamut of the main theme of conference. Case studies will also be accepted.

Paper Submission:

Only the accepted papers from authors who register for this conference will be included in the Conference Proceedings.

  • Authors can submit their full papers through an e-mail attachment to
  • The paper should not exceed 3000 words and it should contain an abstract of 100-200 words.
  • ​The main title should be followed by name, affiliation and address of the author(s) with e-mail and contact nos.
  • The paper should be in MS-word format, font: Times New Roman, size: 12, space 1.5 lines, paper size: A4, keyword: 2-5 words, paper length: 3-8 pages.
  • ​All references should be presented according to the Chicago Manual of Style

The format and the references of the paper should be as per the NCML-2018 Paper Template available on thefollowing conference website.


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