Welcome to Profuse 2017
Schedule of paper presentations available here
About the conference....
In the world of Globalisation and Technological innovations, revolutionary changes are being seen in the information generation, collection, storage and retrieval coupled with similar changes in higher educational scenario. As a result, there is a significant change in favour of digitisation, digital teaching and learning, e-learning, self-learning and education through online and open access resources. This has necessitated empowering user community to be trained with the abilities to locate, access, evaluate and use information resources from the vast ocean of information resources. It is the Library and Information Centres considered as preserver and disseminator of knowledge resources has necessitated re-inventing and re-engineering the true Professionalism enabling the user community to empower and enrich with knowledge based resources both offline and online resources. The National Conference on “Professionalism in Library and Information Services for User Empowerment: Opportunities and Challenges” is primarily being organized for meeting the challenges of 21st century knowledge society to stay in tune with the rapid changes occurring in the world of knowledge organization and dissemination in the Libraries and librarianship. It is also intended to prepare themselves for excellence in services for user’s empowerment to be competent to make the opportunities and challenges in utilizing the library and information services quite effectively. (read more...)
How to reach the venue:
a) Participants arriving by train: Participants arriving by train to Mangalore have to alight at the Mangalore Central Railway Station terminus or Mangalore Junction. The Service Bus Stop (Near State Bank) is located just one km from the Mangalore Central Railway Station. Get into the Services buses (Route No. 51, 51 E) towards Mangalore University. The bus fare from the city is Rs.17/- per head. The taxi charges to the venue is about Rs.600/-. Participants getting down at Mangalore Junction can proceed by Auto to Pump well Circle Bus Stop and board the above mentioned buses.
b) Participants arriving by buses: Participants arriving by buses can get down at the Jyothi or Hampankatta Bus stops to board the Service buses moving towards Mangalore University. Buses are available from 5.50 a.m. to 9.45 p.m
Important dates to remember
Last date of Submission of Full text Papers : on or before 5th April, 2017
Acceptance Notification : 7th April, 2017
Early bird offer for registration 20/04/2017
Who can participate?
Best paper Award:
To encourage LIS Professionals the organizers have instituted a ‘Best paper award’ from amongst the best paper contributed and presented in the conference PROFUSE 2017.