NEWS ABOUT PLANNER 2008 HELD IN DIMAPUR ON 6-7 NOV. 2008
ACCEPTED Papers for PLANNER 2008
Receipt of full papers : Sept 30, 2008 (closed)
Last date for Registration : October 15, 2008
Convention Dates : November 6-7, 2008
Promotion of Library Automation and Networking in North East Region (PLANNER) is a special initiative taken up by Information and Library Network Centre (INFLIBNET) to bring awareness among library professionals in the field of information technology and its application to library service in the last four years. After the overwhelming response and success of earlier four PLANNERs, INFLIBNET is organising its sixth event PLANNER-2008 at Nagaland University, Dimapur, Nagaland during the November 6-7, 2008. This event has become popular not only in north-east but also for professionals from rest of parts and neighboring countries .
- To define, conceptualize and provide a road-map for open libraries as information and knowledge Centres;
- To develop models for building open libraries using open source software;
- To explore features and functionalities of open source software suitable for academic libraries;
- To empower libraries and users through open access, open source and a network of open libraries;
- To explore possibilties of building open libraries around the UGC infonet Digital Library and network infrastruture;
- To explore the feasibility, of creating contents and hosting them in open access using open source software.