Call for Papers


Original papers in English are invited on a theme related to those mentioned below. An international review panel will review the papers based on originality of the work, quality and relevance to the main theme of the conference. Peer reviewed and accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings. The organizers will also explore the possibility of bringing out a special issue of an international journal with select high quality paper submissions.

The following themes are very broad. The authors may submit their articles on any topic of Library and Information Science as there are no topics untouched by the great Prof. S.R. Ranganathan.

1. Knowledge Organization:
  • Knowledge Organization systems. (KOS)
  • KOS applications
  • Metadata
  • Annotation systems

2. Digital Information Management:

  • Digital Repositories
  • Information services portals
  • Data repositories
  • Data Curation
  • Research Data Management

3. Library and Knowledge Management:

  • Library automation
  • Library services and innovations
  • Knowledge assets management
  • Knowledge cycle
  • Change management
  • Use and usage patterns

4. Advances in LIS:

  • Semantic Web
  • Ontologies
  • AI applications
  • Data and Text Mining
  • Data analytics in library and information services

5. LIS Research and Education

6. Metrics Impact Studies and indicators for Evaluation of scholarly publications

7. Open Source applications to LIS

8. Standards and recommendations for Library systems

9. LIS profession and International Library bodies and agencies

10. Open Science : Open Data, FAIR Data.