TERI (The Energy and Resources Institute) invites your attention to ICDL 2010, the third conference in the Institute’s ICDL (International Conference on Digital Libraries) series. The theme of ICDL 2010 is ‘Digital Libraries: Shaping the Information Paradigm’ and the conference will focus on the strengths and potential of digital libraries and their role in education, cultural, social and economic development. The conference aims to bring together a galaxy of experts, researchers, academics, and scholar students and provide an international platform to address issues relevant to digital libraries.
  TERI’s contribution to the DL Movement

TERI has contributed to the DL movement by organizing two International Conferences on DL’s in 2004 and 2006 respectively. The theme of the first ICDL held in 2004 was ‘Knowledge Creation, Presentation, Access and Management’. It was inaugurated by the then Hon’ble President of India Dr.APJ Abdul Kalam. A roadmap for digitization of manuscripts and libraries was also prepared as a follow-up activity and submitted to the Ministry of Culture. The theme of the second ICDL held in 2006 was ‘Information Management for Global Access’. A final report on the conference was also submitted to the Ministry of Culture. Both these conferences were very well attended and hundreds of people from across the globe gathered to gether on a single platform and shared their experiences.

TERI also conducts seminars and workshops on DLs for library and information professionals on regular basis since 2000. These seminars and workshops have received overwhelmed response.

TERI regularly publishes‘World Digital Libraries’, a bi-annual journal, to generate awareness at the global level with special reference to India.

  Who should participate ?
The conference is expected to attract participation from information scientists and professionals from a wide range of disciplines, including those involved in DL research and practice, from all over the world.
The following categories of professionals are expected to benefit from the conference:
Library and Information Science professionals.
Information Technology professionals.
Knowledge workers.
Policy makers.
Content and knowledge managers.
IT Service providers.
Information providers and vendors.
Electronic publishing and virtual electronic communities.
All stakeholders in the digitization and knowledge business.