Sunday, January 22, 2017

National Seminar at DLIS, Vidyasagr University, West Bengal

Event Date : March 23-24, 2017


Bonding of People’s Knowledge and People’s University: Pre-requisites of Knowledge Economy

Sub Themes:
  • Innovative information literacy program among potential users of Public Libraries.
  • Tracing in path for flow of information
  • Government initiatives for availability of information
  • Alternative proposals for peculation of Government information
  • User Empowerment Program
  • Need identification strategy
  • Ensuring co-operation of the community

Last date of sending abstract with full paper through e-mails – February 28, 2017

Organized by :
Department of Library and Information Science, 
University, Midnapur, 
Dist-Paschim Medinipur, 
PIN 721 102, West Bengal

Monday, January 16, 2017

National Seminar on Participatory Librarianship at DLIS, North Bengal University

National Seminar on Participatory Librarianship (NSPL), 2017
9-10, March, 2017

  • Participatory ethics
  • Academic library and participatory librarianship
  • Library as conservation
  • Catalogue to discovery
  • Knowledge management tools
  • Participatory library models
  • Participatory library culture
  • Virtual Reference Service and user participation
  • Participatory library networks
  • Participatory learning
  • Dynamic library service delivery
  • Ubiquitous information system
  • Globalization of LIS education
  • Social tagging
  • Data and information quality in participatory librarianship

Authors may explore other sub-themes of the ‘Participatory librarianship’ as well.

Important Dates:
Date of the Seminar: 9th and 10th March, 2017.
Date of registration: Spot registration, 9th March, 2017.
Last Date of Full Paper submission: 15th February, 2017.

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Conference Hall, University of North Bengal

Registration Fees:
Professionals: Rs.700
Students: Rs. 300
Accommodation: No accommodation will be provided by the Seminar Committee.
Participants are requested to arrange their accommodation by own.
Mode of Payments: By cash only

Papers may be submitted to the following contact persons:
1. Dr. Saptarshi Ghosh, Assistant Professor, Dept. of LIS, University of North Bengal. Email:
2. Mr. Tapan Barui, Assistant professor, Dept. of LIS, University of North Bengal. Email:

Sunday, January 15, 2017

Deputy Librarian at IIT, Kharagpur

Advertisement No.: R/01/2017 Dated January 09, 2017

Pay Band and Grade Pay:
15600-39100/- (PB-3) with Academic Grade Pay (AGP) 8000/- and other allowances as admissible.

Essential Qualification & Experience:
Master’s degree in Library Science/ Information Science / Documentation with at least 55% marks or its equivalent grade and a consistently good academic record. Atleast one year specialization in the area of information Technology/Archives and Manuscript Keeping/Database management systems.
5 years experience as an Assistant University Librarian/College Librarian in AGP of Rs. 6000/-. Evidence of innovative Library Service and organization of published work and professional commitment, computerization of library.

Desirable: A M.Phil./Ph.D. Degree in library science/Information science / Documentation/Archives and manuscript-keeping/computerization of library with digital library experiences.

Maximum age limit: Not exceeding 50 years.

Last date: 16.02.2017

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Vacancy in Arya Vidyapeeth College Library, Guwahati

Librarian : 1 (UR)

Qualification: NET/SET or PhD as per UGC Regulation. MPhil warded before 10.7.2009 are also eligible.

Asst. Librarian: 1 (UR)
Pay scale: No Mentioned
Qualification: Graduation with BLISc

How to apply,

Apply to  with DD of Rs. 1000 (for Librarian) & Rs. 500 (for Asst. Librarian) in favour of Principal , Arya Vidyapeeth College, Guwahati.

Last date: 25.01.2017

source: The Assam Tribune, 11.01.2017, page 2, column 1