XXXVII Conference (International) of the IATLIS On “LIS Education and LI Services during and beyond the COVID-19 Pandemic”, 25 – 27 November 2021

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XXXVII Conference (International) of the IATLIS

25 – 27 November 2021


“LIS Education and LI Services during and beyond the COVID-19 Pandemic”

Jointly organised online by
Indian Association of Teachers of Library and Information Science (IATLIS)


Department of Library and Information Science, University of Calcutta, Kolkata


  • Date:- 25 – 27 November 2021
  • Mode:- online

Call for Papers: Proposals are invited from IATLIS members, LIS teachers, researchers, practitioners, and students on the following theme and sub-themes of the conference.

Those interested to submit their papers are required to submit a one-page (250 to 500 word) abstract as an MS-Word mail attachment, and a PPT of their paper latest by 26 October 2021 to


  • Date of notification of acceptance: 31 October 2021
  • Last Date of Submission of Full Paper: 11 November 2021

 Theme of the Conference:

 LIS Education and LI Services during and beyond the COVID-19 Pandemic

Suggested sub-themes include, but are not limited to:

  • Digital divide and LIS education
  • Preparedness of LIS teachers during the pandemic
  • Ethics in online education and research
  • LIS Curriculum: reviews and reflections, and effects of pandemic
  • Capacity Building of Library and Information Professionals
  • Collaborations in LIS Education and Research
  • LIS education in the global South with a focus on South Asia
  • Case studies of novel approaches to LIS education and services during the pandemic
  • Open Educational Resources
  • MOOCs
  • Redefining the role and responsibilities of libraries and library professionals in the Covid-19 Pandemic
  • Transformations and innovations in libraries
  • Effect of pandemic on library services in different types of libraries
  • Effect of pandemic on LIS profession
  • E-resources, Institutional Repositories and Digital Archives
  • Use of Social Media,  SNS, Blogs, Wikis and other tools in libraries
  • Media and Information Literacy
  • Life Skills and Literacy
  • Research Data Management
  • Knowledge Management – tools, techniques, case studies
  • Sustainable libraries – Green Libraries and other sustainability matters
  • IPR related issues in LIS
  • Big data and linked data

Fom more details:

For further details, please contact:

Prof. Jagtar Singh
Director, Collaborations and Partnerships, IATLIS

Prof. H.P.S. Kalra
President, IATLIS and
Professor, Department of Library & Information Science; and Dean, Faculty of Education and Information Science, Punjabi University, Patiala

Prof. Susmita Chakraborty
Organising Secretary, IATLIS International Conference 2021 and Head, Dept. of Library and Information Science, University of Calcutta, Kolkata,

Dr. Khushpreet Singh Brar,
General Secretary, IATLIS and Assistant Professor, Department of Library & Information Science Panjab University, Chandigarh,

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