KLA National Conference on Corporate and Media Librarianship, 14-15 Dec. 2018, Thiruvananthapuram : Deadline 15/10/18

Facets of the Conference
1. Corporate / Media Librarianship: State-of-the-art
History of corporate librarianship
History of media librarianship
Lineage of corporate libraries in India
Current scenario in India
Libraries as hubs in the workplace
Collaboration in corporate /media libraries
Problems and prospects

2. Corporate / Media Library Management
Organization of resources
Collection management
Financial management
Space management
Change management
Crisis management

3. Information Resources, Services and Facilities
Information resources
Corporate/media library processes
Types of services
Value addition, innovation and creativity in services
Best practices in services: Case studies
End user training/information literacy
Collaboration in corporate and media library resources and services

4. Knowledge Management Practices
Content management
Information management
Records management
Knowledge capture mechanisms
Knowledge management practices: Case studies
5. Marketing and Demonstrating the Value
Market research and analytics
Measurement of the value of information services
Measurement of the value of corporate libraries/media libraries
Professional networking and knowledge sharing
Return of Investment (ROI)
Preparation of marketing plan

6. ICT Applications
Trends in automation of information services
Strategies of information storage and retrieval
Corporate intranets management
Improving website quality: methods
Electronic resources management: issues and strategies
Keeping up with big data
Implications of ICT on staff
Use of social media for maximum benet

7. Human Resource Development and Management
Role of information professionals in a corporate environment
The hybrid librarian
Curriculum of library schools
Competency building of corporate/media librarians
Continuing education of corporate/media librarians
E-learning programmes
Life as corporate/media librarian

8. Corporatization of Public Libraries in India: Need and Challenges
Corporate practices for public libraries
Outsourced public library
Public-private participation
Corporate governance
Public library consortia
RRRLF and National Mission on Libraries in the professionalization of public libraries
IPLM and Indian public libraries

Dates to remember:
Last date for receipt of the abstract: 15 October 2018
Intimation about the acceptance: 20 October 2018
Last date for the receipt of the full paper: 05 November 2018
Intimation about the acceptance of the full paper: 15 November 2018
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