Trends and Challenges in Management and Corporate Libraries in Digital Era



Event Date/Time: Feb 15, 2010 End Date/Time: Feb 17, 2010
Registration Date: Dec 31, 2009
Early Registration Date: Dec 31, 2009
Abstract Submission Date: Dec 31, 2009
Paper Submission Date: Dec 31, 2011
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Management Libraries Network (MANLIBNET. The libraries around the world are making all the efforts to provide quality library and information services. In the process, they are making use of the technology for optimal utilization of the resources. They are not only using their own resources but they are joining together to share the information
and resources. The joining together is to form a network. The MANLIBNET was formed in 1998 to over come the problems and to provide quality services to the clientele of the managment libraries. The MANLIBNET will address issues jointly and promote the professionalism as well as contribute to the overall growth of the libraries. In the process, annual conventions are organized and so far ten conventions have been organized at different
places. The eleventh convention will be held at Secunderabad. As part of this activity, MANLIBNET has taken up several other programs such as publication of newsletter, setting up the local networks and building the bond between libraries.

Siva Sivani Institute of Management (SSIM)

Siva Sivani Institute of Management (SSIM) was established in the year 1992 with the approval from the All India Council for Technical Education, Ministry of HRD, Government of India. SSIM presently offers four Post
Graduate programmes namely, PGDM-Triple specialization (Triple), PGDM- Banking, Insurance, Finance and Allied Services), PGDM (Human Resource)and PGDM (Marketing) with an intake of 300 students annually. All the
programs are fully residential from the year 2009. In addition to these 2-year management programs, SSIM also offers skill oriented Diploma and Certificate programmes in diversified functional areas. SSIM is one of the largest B-Schools in India. SSIM is ranked 40th amongst India’s Top B-School Brands in the country (Business Barons B-School Survey, March 2009) and 30th amongst the Promising B-Schools of Excellence (DSR-GHRDC Survey

About the Convention

Management of the Libraries is a complex subject and managers need the latest information. It is a challenge to the management libraries to identify and make available the latest information to its users. Vibrant technology is able to give several options to meet the challenges in information transfer. The technological changes are transforming the management libraries and
providing a choice to use new techniques and tools. The continuous developments and changes are paving way for innovative practices. The
new culture and environment is converting libraries into knowledge hubs. Looking at the challenges and changes that are taking place with an objective to share the knowledge among the professionals, the following theme and sub-theme has been identified.

Theme : Trends and Challenges in Management
and Corporate Libraries in Digital Era

Sub-themes :

Management Trends

• Sharing and Communication of Knowledge: Blogs, List Serve and Web
based Discussion (such as Webcast / Webinar)
• Application of Quality Concepts in Management Libraries
• Training and Continuing Education Program (CEP) for Library
• Corporate Culture in Management Libraries
• Utilization and exploitation of resources
for the users

Corporate Trends

(a) Management of Libraries in Corporate Sector
• IT Sector
• Banking Industry
• Health Sector
• Insurance Sector
• Media
• Allied areas
(b) Use of IT for Library Services in Corporate Sector
(c) Case studies in libraries of Corporate / Service Sector

Technological Innovations

(a) Trends in Design and Development of Digital Libraries
(b) Innovative methods for Information organization and Transfer
(c) IT Applications in Management of Libraries
(d) Case studies in Technology use
Security Trends
(a) Security, Surveillance, Magnetic Strips and RFID
(b) Security of Information Resources
(c) Security for Digital Resources

Submission of Papers

Papers are invited on the above theme and sub-themes for the presentation during the convention. Authors are requested to prepare a full paper not exceeding 2500 words with an abstract of 250 words in MS WORD format in
A4 size (single column and single space) with a soft copy on CD/DVD and send it to the Organizing Secretary. The paper alternatively can be e-mailed as an attachment at with in the stipulated

Important Dates

S.No. Date Particulars
1. 31st Dec. 2009 Submission of Final Paper
2. 31st Dec. 2009 Payment of Registration Fee
3. 7th Jan. 2010 Acceptance of Final Paper for publishing and presenting Please note that the registered participants under paper resentation
category only shall be allowed to present the paper and such papers will be included in the conference volume to be published during the convention.

Registration Fee & Accommodation

Students (without Accommodation & Conference Kit) Rs. 500/-
Students (with Accommodation & Conference Kit) Rs. 1500/-
General : Non-Residential Rs. 1500/-
Residential Rs. 2500/-

The Registration Fee shall be sent in the form of Demand Draft in Favour of “Siva Sivani Institute of Management”, Payable at

The Registration Fee and papers can be submitted to :

Librarian and Organizing Secretary,
11th MANLIBNET Convention
Siva Sivani Institute of Management Campus
NH-7, Kompally, Secunderabad – 500 014. Andhra Pradesh
Phone: 040-27165450/51/53/54
Fax: 040-27165452, (M): 09391075416

About Hyderabad
Founded by Quli Kutub Shah in 1591, Hyderabad is the Capital and most populous city of the
state of Andhra Pradesh. The city of Hyderabad has an estimated population of about 8.8 million.The city has been classified as an A-1
status city joining the list of other A-1 cities such as Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai and Bangalore. It is also known for its fabulous pearls and diamond markets and delectable cuisine. It is the fifth largest
city in India with an ancient civilization and culture. Hyderabad is today one of the fast developing cities and a hub of Information Technology,Information Technology Enabled Services and Biotechnology in India.
Hyderabad and Secunderbad are twin cities, separated by the Husain Sagar lake. Hyderabad occupies a unique position on the map of India. With its confluence of cultures and traditions, the city is often described as a link between the north and the south, and a meeting place of the east and the west.
The Weather in Hyderabad is generally pleasant during the month of February and it is the best time to travel to the capital city of Andhra Pradesh.Participants are advised to carry light woolen clothes with them.
Temperatures during the Winter are a Maximum of 22ºC and a Minimum of 13.8ºC. Hyderabad is well connected by road, rail and air with all the principal cities in the country.