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Digital Transformation
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November 6–8, 2019 | New Delhi

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Webinar on Libraries and the Integrity of Information

09 Jul 2019 14:00 (IST)

At a time when fake news is rampant, people turn to libraries and to published works to find out what is true. Information integrity has, however, many nuances. It is not enough to cite a published work if the work may be flawed. This webinar aims as giving librarians, editors and publishers guidelines about how to judge reliability.

M S Rao Dr Michael Seadle, Professor, Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany

Prof. Dr. Michael Seadle has written on a wide range of subjects including research integrity, research methodology, digital archiving, copyright, digitization, computing management, and German history. He has been principal investigator on grants from the German Research Foundation (DFG), the National Science Foundation (NSF), and the Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS). His current research areas are research integrity and long term digital archiving. For almost twelve years he was Director of the Berlin School for Library and Information Science at Humboldt-Universitat zu Berlin. For six years he was Dean of the Humanities Faculty, and Deputy Dean for two years. He was editor of Library Hi Tech for 20 years and is still editor-in-chief of World Digital Libraries. He still chairs the University's Commission on Research Malpractice. Internationally he is past chair of the iSchools, which currently has 100 member schools, and he now serves as its executive director. He is director of the HEADT Centre (Humboldt Elsevier Advanced Data and Text Centre) and leads its research integrity unit.

Priya Rai Dr. Priya Rai, Deputy Librarian & Head, National Law University, Delhi

Dr Priya Rai is official incharge of Justice T.P.S Chawla Library at NLUD. Posses experience of about 19 years in active library science.

She is commonwealth fellow from Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, London. She has earned PhD form Banasthali University, Rajasthan and Pursuing LLM in IPR from USLLS, GGSIPU. Her area of Specialisation is Copyright laws, Digitization , Licensing and research ethics, open access.