Wednesday, December 17, 2008



SIS 2008
Twenty Fifth National Convention & Conference of SIS on
Role of the Librarian in 21st Century
(4-6 December 2008)
Organised by
Indian Institute of Management, Indore
Prabandh Shikhar, Rau-Pithampur Road, Indore – 453 331

Partners of SIS 2008
Society for Information Science, India
South Asian Regional Development Gateway, India
Indore Library Association, Indore
Indore Library Network (INDOLIBNET), Indore
IIM Indore
INDEST, New Delhi

Participants Statistics:
Total No. of . Participants (including Speakers): 205
No. of General Participants: 135
No. of students Participants: 70
No. of Female Participants: 84
No. of SIS Member Participants: 25
New Members added to SIS from SIS2008@IIMI: 43
No. of INDEST Member Participants: 25
No. International Participants: 3
Total No. of Full Paper Received: 64
Total No. of Abstract Received: 12
Total No. of Full Paper Received from Abroad: 5
Total No. of Paper Presented: 25
Total No. of Invited Paper Presented: 10
Total No. of Indian States Represented: 15 (M.P., Gujarat, Haryana, U.P., West Bangal, Chattishgarh, Maharastra, Rajasthan, Punjab, Tamilnadu, Karnataka, Delhi, Andra Pradesh, Assam & Uttaranchal)

Media Coverage:
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The themes of the technical sessions:
I. Emerging Management & Technology Trends in LIS
II. HRD Issues & LICs
III. Networking & Consortia
IV. ICT, IR & Library 2.0
V. E-Learning & Information Literacy

The theme of the Panel Discussion: “Role of Librarian in 21st Century”
Dr. Harish Chandra, Librarian, IIT Madras
Dr. Shailendra Kumar, DLIS, Uinv. of Delhi
Dr. Hasan Kiani, DLIS, Al-Zahara Univ, Iran
Dr. Ganga B. Dakshinamurty, Librarian, Uinv. of Manitoba, Canada
Dr. N. B.Biswas, Dean (SSS), Assam Univ., Silchar
Dr. G.H.S. Naidu, Univ. Librarian, D.A.V.V., Indore (Moderator)
Dr. Rama Devi, NIRD, Hyderabad
Dr. Namita Gupta, DST, New Delhi

Key Speakers/Chairs of SIS 2008:
Prof. Roshan Raina, Director, LBSIM, Delhi
Mr. Yogender Singh, Librarian, IIT Roorkee
Dr. Harish Chandra, Librarian, IIT Madras
Mr. H Anil Kumar, Librarian, IIM, Ahmedabad
Dr. Ganga B. Dakshinamurti, Librarian, Univ. of Manitoba, Canada
Dr. Hassan Kiani, Professor, DLIS, Al-Zahra Univ., Iran
Dr. Shailendra Kumar, Professor, DLIS, Univ. of Delhi
Dr. K. Veeranjaneyulu, Librarian, ANGR Agri. Univ., Hyd.
Dr. Rama Devi, Librarian, NIRD, Hyderabad
Prof. N B Biswas, Dean, SS, Assam Univ. Silchar
M. Atanu Garai,, International Secretariat, Switzerland
Ms. Sangeeta Narang, AIIMS Library, Delhi
Dr. H S Chopra, Prof. & Head, DLIS, GNDU, Amritsar
Dr. G S S Naidu, Librarian, DAVV, Indore
Dr. Namita Gupta, DST, New Delhi
Dr. Diviya Srivastava, Scientist E(DDG), ICMR, New Delhi
Prof. Prabin Panigrahi, Chair, IT Area, IIM Indore
Prof. S Dey, Chair, FPM, IIM Indore
Mr. Kishor Satpathy, Librarian, IIM Indore

Organising Committee:

Prof. N Ravichandran, Director, IIM Indore

Prof. Prabin Panigrahi, Chair, LISC
Prof. D L Sunder
Prof. D D Chaudhuri
Prof. K K Jain
Prof. Abha Chatterjee
Prof. Prashant Salwan
Prof. R Kumra
Prof. U K Bhattacharya
Prof. V K Gupta
Dr. T A V Murthy, President, SIS, Delhi

Dr. Roshan L Raina, Director, LBSIM, Delhi
Dr. Jagdish Arora, Director, INFLIBNET, Ahmedabad
Dr. P R Goswami, Director, NASSDOC, Delhi
Dr. H K Kaul, Director, DELNET, Delhi
Mr. S K Arora, Librarian, Indira Gandhi National Open University, Delhi
Dr. J N Satpati, President, IASLIC, Kolkata
Dr. A K Chakraborty, Librarian, Bose Institute, Kolkata and Secy, IASLIC
Dr. Renu Arora, Head, Education & Training Division, NISCAIR, New Delhi
Mr. H Anil Kumar, Librarian, IIM, Ahmedabad
Dr. M G Sreekumar, Librarian, IIM, Kazikode
Mr. Yogendra Singh, Librarian, IIT, Roorkee
Dr. Harish Chandra, Librarian, IIT, Madras
Ms. Rangashree Kishore, Librarian, PHFI, Delhi
Prof. H S Chopra, Librarian & Head, LIS, GNDU, Amritsar
Dr. Devinder Kaur, Librarian, Panjabi Univ. Patiala
Prof. H R Chopra, Ex Head, DLIS, PU, Chandigarh
Dr. V K Ananda, Librarian, PU, Chandigarh
Mrs. Nirupama Bawdekar, Scientific Officer "D", IUCAA, Pune
Dr. Christina Birdie, Librarian, IIA, Bangalore
Dr. Sanjay Kataria, Librarian, JIIT University, Noida
Mr. Nihar K Patra, Librarian, NSHM Knowledge Campus, Kolkata
Mr. Sada Bihari Sahoo, Manager, Library, SIDBI, Lucknow
Dr. K M Baharul Islam, Chairman & CEO, SARDG, India
Dr. B C Sharma, Vice President, SIS, Delhi
Mr. N. V. Satyanarayana, Vice President, SIS, Delhi
Mr. Dharam Vir, Chief Librarian, The Hindustan Times, New Delhi
Mr. S Ganguly, Librarian, Indus World School of Business, Greater Noida
Mr. J Sharma, Librarian, NIILM Centre for Managemnet Studies, New Delhi

Dr. G H S Naidu, Librarian, DAVV, Indore
Mr. J K Patanaik, Librarian, RACAT, Indore
Dr. G D Agarwal, Secretary, Indore Lib Association, Indore
Mr. G P Kori, President, Indore Lib Association, Indore
Mr. Ritesh Tiwari, Librarian, SIMS, Indore
Mr. Surendra Kumar, NRCS, Indore
Mr. Vivek Singh, IBS, Indore
Dr. Amit Patidar, Aurobindo Inst. Medical Science, Indore
Dr. Swarnalata Chaturvedi, New GDC College, Indore
Mr. Anil Pahurkar, Vaishnav Institute of Tech. & Science, Indore
Mr. B K Tiwari, Librarian, GSITS, Indore
Ms. Sangita Paliwal, IPS Academy, Indore
Mr. Abhishek Gupta, Sanghvi Innovative, Indore
Mr. Manish Anand, Librarian, Prestige Institute of Management, Indore
Mr. Rajesh Mahajan, M B Khalsa College, Indore
Mr. Avinash Mishra, Librarian, Indore School of Social Work, Indore
Prof. K C Sahoo, Head, Deptt. of LIS, Sagar Univ., Sagar

Mr. K Narendra Babau, CAO
Ms. Vasundhara Laad, F&AO
Mr. K R Unni, PO
Mr. Jigar Kantharia, Officer (EE)
Mr. Ajay Kumar Das, Officer (Students Affairs)
Mr. Anil Kaushal, IT Professional
Mr. Piyush Trevedi, IT Professional
Mr. Salim Shaik, SPO
Dr. Baldev Dimbani, CMO
Mr. Gopal Singh Jadon, Library & Inf. Assistant
Mr. Vilas Nimbhorkar, Library & Inf. Assistant
Ms. Aparna Choubey, Library Trainee
Mr. Satyanarayan Dwivedi, Library Trainee
Ms. Menika Patel, Library Trainee
Ms. Monika Singhai, Library Trainee
Dr. Ramesh Kundra, Secretary, SIS, New Delhi
Mr. H C Jain, Treasrure, SIS, New Delhi

Organising Team:
Mr. Kishor Chandra Satpathy
Mr. Gopal Singh Jadon, Library & Inf. Assistant
Mr. Vilas Nimbhorkar, Library & Inf. Assistant
Ms. Aparna Choubey, Library Trainee
Mr. Satyanarayan Dwivedi, Library Trainee
Ms. Menika Patel, Library Trainee
Ms. Monika Singhai, Library Trainee
Ms. Neeta Neema
Ms. Akansha Yadav
Ms. Aradhana Shrivastava

Mr. Kishor Chandra Satpathy

Cultural Programme:
Gala Dinner @ Nakhrali Dhani (A Famous Tourist Resort of MP)

SIS 2008 Agenda
Friday, 5th December 2008

9:00-10:00 Registration
10:00-10:40 Inauguration
Welcome by K.C.Satpathy, Organising Secy.
Address by Secy (i/c), SIS, Dr. Divya Srivastava, ICMR, Delhi
Release of the Souvenir & SIS Directory
Address by Chief Guest Prof. R Raina, Director, LBSIM, Delhi
Announcement of SIS Silver Jubilee Award & Fellowships by
Dr. Divya Srivastava
Address by Chair, LISC, IIMI Prof. Prabin Panigrahi
Vote of Thanks by K C Satpathy, Organising Secy.
10:40-11:00 High Tea
11:00-11:30 Key Note Address by Prof. Roshan Raina
11:30-12:00 Invited Talk by Mr. H.Anil Kumar, Librarian, IIM
Ahmedabad on “Management Trends in Libraries”.
12:00-13:30 Lunch
13:30-15:00 Conference Theme I
Chair: Prof. H.S.Chopra, Head, LIS, GNDU, Amritsar
15:00-15:30 Conference Theme II
Chair: Dr.K.Veerarnjallu, Librarian, ANGR, Hyderabad
15:30-15:45 High Tea
15:45-16:00 Presentation by Atanu Garai,, Switzerland
on Critical Analysis of Knowledge Commission’s Recommendations
16:00-17:00 Conference Theme III
Chair: Dr. S. Kumar, Head, DLIS, Vikram Univ., Ujjain
17:00-18:00 Visit to IIMI Library & Book Exhibition
(Basement of the Library)
18:00-20:30 Cultural Programme & Dinner @ Nakhrali Dhani

Conference Agenda
Saturday, 6th December 2008
10:00-10:45 Conference Theme IV
Chair: Prof. S.Kumar, Univ. of Delhi
10:45-11:00 High Tea
11:00-12:20 Conference Theme V
Chair: Dr. Ganga B. Dakshinamurty, Univ. of Manitoba, Canada Invited Talk: By Prof. N.B.Biswas, Dean, Assam Univ.
Prof. Hasan Kiyani, Al-Zahara Univ, Iran
12:20-13.00 SIS GB
13:00-14:30 Lunch

14:30-16:00 Panel Discussion on Role of Librarian in 21st Century
Panelist: Dr. Harish Chandra, IIT Madras
Dr. Shailendra Kumar, Uinv. of Delhi
Dr. Hasan Kiani, Al-Zahara Univ, Iran
Dr. Ganga B. Dakshinamurty, Canada
Dr. N. B.Biswas, Assam Univ., Silchar
Dr. G.H.S. Naidu, D.A.V.V., Indore
Dr. Rama Devi, NIRD, Hyderabad
Dr. Namita Gupta, DST, New Delhi
16:00-17:00 Valedictory Function
17:00 High Tea

Agenda For Valedictory Function of INDEST –AICTE Workshop and 25th National Convention and Conference of SIS, 2008
Date: 6-12-08, IIM, Indore

Welcome Address by Kishor C. Satpathy, Organizing Secy
Report by Reporter General: Dr. G H S Naidu, Librarian, DAVV, Indore
Address by Dr. Divya Srivastava, Secretary, SIS
Award to SIS Fellow- Dr. Harish Chandra, Librarian, IIT Madras

Award to SIS Young Scientist– Dr. M. Angadi, TISS, Mumbai
Feedback by Participants
Address by Prof. P.K. Panigrahi, Chair, LISC, IIM Indore
Valedictory Address By Prof. S. Dey, Chair, FPM, IIM Indore
Vote of Thanks by Dr. Divya Srivastava, Secretary, SIS
Vote of Thanks by Kishor Satpathy, Organizing Secy

Details of the Techinical Session
Technical Session I / Theme: Emerging Trends
1Role of Libraries in the Knowledge Economy Era By: Dr. M. Natarajan
2Libraries in the Knowledge Economy By: Preeti Pandey
3Role of LIS Professional in New Emerging Technology Trends in Libraries By: Ravindra M. Mendhe, Preeti Agarwal & Vinay Patil
4Challenges for Agricultural Librarians in 21st Century By: Dr. K. Veeranjaneyulu
5Managing Libraries in a Changing Environment By: Mr. Sanat Bhattacharya
6Challenges of Education in 21st Century and Library By: Chitra Parasher, Ram Prakash Pandey, & Sangeeta Chourey
7Libraries in B-Schools- Trends Transformed By: K P Singh
8Emerging Management Trends: MIS In Libraries By: Mohammed Imtiaz Ahmed
9Managerial Roles of Library and Information Science Professionals in Present Era By: Sambhu Nath Halder, & Joydip
10Information Seeking Behavior of Management Students at A.M.U, Aligarh: A Study By: Mohd. Moinuddin Khan & M. Masoom Raza
11Methods of Data Collection By: Manisha Singh & Vivek Singh
12Essential of Disaster Management By: Prof. Chandrakant R. Satpute, & Dr. Shamkant Deshmukh
13Data Mining and Libraries: A Tool For Knowledge Management By: Mr. Sanjeev Kumar & Dr. B K Sawhney
Technical Session II / Theme: HRD
1Human Resource Planning and Development: Need For New Professionals to Manage Modern Library and Information Retrieval System By: Deepa Katiyal; B.L. Malhotra & H.K. Jain
2Human Resources and Building Competencies: An Academic Librarian’s Perspective By: Mrs. Sushma Jagirdar
3Empowering Library and Information Profession In The Digital Era By: Dr. K. Padmini & N. Maddiah
4Developing Library Leaders for the 21st Century By: Dr M K Bhandi & Dr Purushothama Gowda
Technical Session III / Theme: Networking & Consortia
1Networking and Resource Sharing in Engineering College Libraries of Jaipur
By: Dr. Purnima Kaushik & Ms. Mili Bajpai
2Library Consortia: Boon For Modern Libraries By: Ravindra M. Mendhe & Dr. Preeti Agarwal &Vinay Patil
3Resource Sharing Among Libraries With Special Reference to Library Consortium: India’s Perspective By: Ashok Kumar Upadhyay & Dr. M. Masoom Raza
4Role of Library Consortium in the Changing Digital Age: An Indian Scenario
By: Umesha Naik & Dr. D Shivalingaiah
5Indolibnet: A Proposal By: Kishor Chandra Satpathy
6Status of Online Journals in UGC Infonet Digital Library Consortium: A Comparison of Five Science and Social Science Disciplines By: Dr. Bhaskar Mukherjee & Prashant Kumar
Technical Session IV / Theme: ICT, IR & Library 2.0
1Utilization of CD-Rom Database By the Users of Niscair, New Delhi: A Survey Report By: Mrs.Nishat Fatima, Akhtar Hussain, Jasbir Singh & Vasiullah
2Computer Literacy Among the Library Professionals :In Indore City By: Dr. G.H.S. Naidu, Prabhat Singh Rajput & Namita Kapoor
3Electronic Services: Opportunities and Challenges By: Ranjita N. Dash
4Designing Interfaces for Better Information Retrieval By: Ms. Neha Joshi
5Open Access Initiative Through Institutional Repository: Knowledge Repository@CIMAP (Http://Kr.Cimap.Res.In) By: Manoj Semwal, Amit Mohan & Rakesh Tiwari
6Groundwork for Developing Institutional Digital Repository in the University of Kalyani By Using Dspace By: Sibsankar Jana & Prabin Karkee
7Institutional Repository Building Through GSDL: Burdwan University Movement
By: Dr. Kanchan Kamila
8Comparative Study of the Most Popular Web Based Rss Reader/Aggregators
By: Dr. Shymkant Deshmukh & Sandeep Bhavsar
9Library 2.0: Beginning of A New Era By: Soumi Sanyal
10Library 2.0: Extension of Web 2.0 In The Library Perspective By: Prabin Karkee, Sibsankar Jana & Subarna Kumar Das
11Use of web 2.0 technologies among medical students, residents and researchers at AIIMS: a survey By: Sangeeta Narang
12Comparative Study of Search Engines By: R K Shukla & Jata Shankar Gupta
13Marketing of Information in University Library Services: Maharashtra
By: Dr. Shamkant J. Deshmukh. Deshmukh, Prof. Pankaj R. Deshmukh & Prof. Chandrashekhar D.Wani
14Role of the Librarian in 21st Century: Marketing of Library Services
By: Mrs. Supriya Indapurkar
15Library Marketing Through Marketing Rules and Techniques By: Sangeeta Paliwal
16Changes In Tools For Marketing Library Product and Services In Information Technology Environment By: Pallavi
Technical Session V / Theme: E-Learning & Information Literacy
1Role of Subject Librarian In 21st Century: Reaching out Through Information Literacy By: Dr. Ganga B. Dakshinamurti
2The Impact of Information Literacy Programs in the Higher Education: An Evidence Based Approach to Assess Information and Research Skills Course in the Iranian Universities By: Dr. Hassan Kiani
3Information Literacy By: Archana Singh
4Libraries Role and Support for Effective Implementation of E-Learning Programmes
By: Dr.Rama Devi
5Design and File Formats of Ebooks in Electronic Learning By: Dr. Shailendra Kumar & M. Singh
6Information Literacy And E-Learning For Lifelong Learning by Dr P.V.Konnur &
Kavita H C
7E-Learning in Library and Information Science: Issues and Challenges in Digital Era
By: Prabhat Singh Rajput, S. Kumar & Sukhavendra Gautam
8Fundamentals of E-Learning: An overview By: Nirbhara Srivastava
9Role of Libraries in The E-Governance of India: An Opportunity for Transparency And Seamless Access To Information By: Dr Amruth Sherikar & Dr Suresh Jange
10Changing Role of Trends in LIS Professionals in the E-Learning Environment
By: Dr. Purushothama Gowda M.
11E-Learning & Information Literacy by Prof. N B Biswas


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