TERI and IGNOU to organize third international conference on digital libraries

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New Delhi, Nov 27 (ANI/Business Wire India): Digital Libraries are increasingly playing a vital role in business, research and education and facilitating 'anytime, anywhere access' to knowledge resources. They are emerging as a crucial component of global information infrastructure and resources that bring the physical library and information resources to users in digital form.

TERI in partnership with IGNOU is organizing the Third International Conference on Digital Libraries (ICDL) from 23 to 26 February 2010, the theme of which is "Shaping the Information Paradigm". Apart from theme related special sessions and tutorials there will be a special focus on web-based methodologies in teaching and learning, multimedia content, Digital Libraries (DL) standards, Knowledge Management, Copyright and Digital Rights Management (DRM) etc.

The conference will be inaugurated by Hon'ble HRD Minister Kapil Sibal at India Habitat Center, New Delhi.

The Embassies of Austria and the Netherlands and renowned organizations such as Goethe Institute, Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO), Indian National Science Academy (INSA), Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and the Commonwealth Educational Media Centre for Asia (CEMCA), are lending support to the conference which would see around 46 luminaries from the field of digital library sciences participating to share their views on the conference theme related issues. (ANI)

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