Send in your original research papers and posters on any of the sub-themes or covering topics relevant to the main theme of the conference. Full-text of accepted papers and abstract of accepted posters will be published in the form of conference proceedings with ISBN number. Final papers / posters should be sent as an email attachment to on or before October 30, 2017. For detailed guidelines for submission of the papers and posters, please refer conference website:

Theme : Role of Academic Libraries for Excellence in Research


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 subthemes but relevant to the main theme of the conference may also be submitted.