Subject to last minutes adjustment/change
Day 3: 25 February 2010 (Thursday)
Venue: IHC, Lodhi Road, New Delhi
9.00 – 10.00 am

Plenary Session: Keynote Address II
The Stein Auditorium)

Prof Edie Rasmussen
Director, School of Library, Archival and Information StudiesThe University of British Columbia, Canada

Dr Jens Thorhauge
Director General, Danish Agency for Libraries and Media, Denmark

Digital libraries for all – a discussion on strategic development

10.00- 11.30 am Technical Session 5

Session 5A
(The Stein Auditorium)

Session 5B
(Silver Oak, Ground Floor)
Session 5C
(Jacaranda I, First Floor)
Session 5D
(Jacaranda II, First Floor)

DL standards & policy

Prof Michael Fraser
Faculty of Law, DirectorCommunications Law Centre, University of Technology, Australia

Invited Speaker:
ARD Prasad (India)
Future Library Services

Hideyasu Sasaki (Japan)
Wait Until Half Time? It Must Be Late: A Strategic Time Point in Negotiation and Decision Making

John Dolan (UK)
How opposites attract: National strategies for sustainable communities

Multiliguality and interoperability issues

Prof. Anna Maria Di Sciullo Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, and Département de linguistique et de didactique des langues,Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM), Canada

Invited speaker:
Michael Seadle and Peter Schirmbacher (Germany) Interoperation and Infrastructure for Digital Archiving: the LuKII Project

Contributed speaker:

B A Sharada and R Suman Kumari
Modification of Classification System for Multilingual and Multimodal Repositories

Nadim Akhtar Khan, Rosy Jan and Sheikh Shazia
Designing Digital Library of Perso-Arabic Script: An Experiment

KS Raghavan, A Neelameghan and BS Lalitha
Digital Libraries in South Asian Languages: Some Issues and Developments

Dharmendra Singh Sengar and Ram Gopal Garg
Digital Information Storage and Retrieval in Hindi Langauage: Some Technological Challenges


SM Dhawan
Library Consultant and former scientist F, NPL

Invited speaker:
K R Srivathsan and Sukant Kole (India)
Integration of Digital Libraries and Open E-Learning Systems

Contributed speaker:

R K Bhatt and Manish Kumar
E-learning Programs and their utility to University Libraries in ICT Environment

Kunwar P Singh and Dipti Gulati
Learning to E-learning: A paradigm shift in information age, issues and opportunities

Ritu Singh, J N Gautam and S S Kushwah
Use of E-Learning System Among The Students: a case study of e-edu and e-learning system developed by University Library GBPUAT Pantnagar

Seema Chandhok, Parveen Babbar and Sudhir K Arora (IGNOU)
A Transition from Print to Online: Case Study of Indira Gandhi National Open University

Jyotsna Dikshit (IGNOU)
Virtual Laboratory for Distance Science Education

Digital Library and its development

Sudhir Arora
Librarian, IGNOU

Invited Speaker:
Prof. Manohar lal
Advanced Mathematical techniques for Knowledge elicitation from large digital repositories

Contributed speaker:

Andreas Klingenberg (Germany) and Neena Singh (India)
Bridging the digital divide – digital libraries in information literacy instruction in India and Germany

Alex D Wade
Tools for the Scholarly Communication Lifecycle(May be shift to Technology paper from Microsoft) (only on 25/26 Feb 2010)

Bharati Paliwal
User-Centric Digital Information Services and Resources in TERI University Library

Samrat Guha Roy
Building Library Website using Drupal

R N Indoria
Digital Libraries: A Conceptual Framework

11.30– 11.45 am Tea    
11.45 am – 1.15 pm Technical Session 6
Session 6A
(The Stein Auditorium)
Session 6B
(Silver Oak, Ground Floor)
Session 6C
(Jacaranda I, First Floor)

Session 6D
(Jacaranda II, First Floor)

DL advancement: Country profile

Prof Shigeo Sugimoto
Director, Graduate School of Library, Information and Media Studies, University of Tsukuba, Japan

Invited speaker:
Minna Karvonen (Finland)
The National Digital Library of Finland

Reinhard Altenhöner (Germany)
Challenges and opportunities: The German National Library and Digital Preservation

Contributed Speakers:

A N Zainab (Malyasia)
Adding Value to an Abstracting and Indexing System: the Case of MyAIS, Malaysia

Bina Vaidya (Nepal)
Digital Library Development and Management: The State Of Digitization Activity in Nepal

Organizational repositories

Dr. Gayas Makhdumi
Central Library, Zakir Husain Library, Jamia Milia Islamia, New Delhi

Invited speaker:
Usha Munshi
Reconceptualising Learning in the Knowledge Society: rethinking in globalization of digital repositories

Contributed Speakers:

Gayatri Doctor
An Institutional Knowledge Repository Simulation Enabling Knowledge Sharing

Olatokunbo Okiki and Racheal Opeyem Odunlade
Knowledge Organization System of Institutional Repository: A Review of Gandhi Memorial Research and Bibliographic Library, University of Lagos, Nigeria

K P S Sengar
Building a Digital Institutional Repository Service (DIRS): IMTECH (CSIR)

Manorama Tripathi and
Dr V K J Jeevan (IGNOU)

Evaluation of few digital libraries and institutional repositories of India

Open, distance and online learning

Prof Manohar Lal
School of Computer & Information Sciences, IGNOU, India

Invited speaker:
S B Ghosh
E-learning as method of open and distance education - a developing countries perspective with particular reference to India

Contributed Speakers:

Naushad PM Ali, Jafar Iqbal and Saima Usmani
Distance Learners and e-Learning Open Courseware: A Case Study at IGNOU Study Centres, Aligarh Regional Centre

Shantanu Ganguly and Shweta Pandey
Application of Open Source Software in Virtual Learning Environment

M P Mishra and Vinay Kumar Sharma (IGNOU)
MVC Design Pattern for Online Examination System

Moumita Das and Jyotsna Dikshit (IGNOU)
Innovation Management System: An online platform for managing innovations in the Open and Distance Learning System

Oum Prakash Sharma (IGNOU)
Developing Multipurpose Digital Question Bank in ODL System

Content management in DLs

Dr. H K Kaul


Invited speaker:

R N Indoria
Digital libraries: A conceptual framework

Rebecca B Vargha (USA)
Contentdm and Digital Collections at the University of North Carolina: Background and a Case Study of Migrating Master’s Papers at the School of Information and Library Science to Contentdm

Contributed Speakers:

Feng Luan and Mads Nygård
Records Transition Survival- When Used over Several Decades

Promila Pawar
Information Product Preparation Through Repackaging Cartographic Content: The Current Corporate Contexts

Abdul Waheed (Pakistan)
Collection Management of E-Books : A Developing Country Perspective

A Murali M Rao (IGNOU)
Digital Library Security: a Layered Approach

Achintya K Mandal and Utpal Roy
Novel Approach for E-Content Management and Delivery in Digital Library

1.15 – 2.00 pm Lunch
(Sponsored by……)
2.00 – 3.00 pm Product Presentation II
(The Stein Auditorium)
2.00 – 3.00 pm Poster Session II
3.00 – 3.40 pm Visit to Exhibitions
3.30 – 3.45 pm Tea
3.45 – 5.45 pm Plenary Session: Panel Discussion I
DL Security
(The Stein Auditorium)

Plenary Session: Panel Discussion I
DL Security
(The Stein Auditorium)

Shri N Ravi Shanker, IAS
Joint Secretary, Department of Information Technology, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, Govt. of India, India


Prof K Subramanian
Director, ACIIL, IGNOU, India

Dr Hiranmay Ghosh
Principal Scientist, Tata Consultancy Services, India

Ms Vidya Natampally
Director of Strategy, Microsoft Research India

Prof K R Srivathsan
Pro-Vice Chancellor, Indira Gandhi National Open University, India

Prof Dr Peter Schirmbacher
Berlin School of Library and Information Science, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany

Prof Dr Stefan Gradmann
Berlin School of Library and Information Science, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany

Mr V N Shukla
Director, Application, CDAC, Noida, India

6.00 – 7.00 pm Cultural Programme

7.00 pm