This year’s 17th annual NACLIN Convention takes place in Pondicherry, India at Hotel Anandha Inn Convention Centre. The theme for this year’s event is From Building Collections to Making Connections – Transforming Libraries in the Knowledge Era.
The convention aims to address the turning point for library science where librarians are now faced with either development or decay. In order to keep ahead of current trends, librarians need to adopt new ways of thinking and new technologies to digitize the exisiting collections and much-valued resources housed at libraries across the globe.
WHAT ATTENDEES CAN EXPECT
At NACLIN 2014 you will learn about how libraries are fundamentally changing and adapting. New knowledge technologies, so to speak, become more and more sophisticated each day and this proves to be a challenge for information specialists.
A bridge between new technologies and librarians needs to be established and this can be done by means of debates, exchanges and discussions amongst IT and library professionals.
The National Convention on Knowledge, Library and Information Networking (NACLIN 2014) will thus aim to discuss this paradigm shift and how libraries can make a move towards collaborating in the knowledge domain instead of singularly facing challenges.
CONVENTION SCHEDULE & PROGRAMME
The NACLIN Convention 2014 takes place over three days in December. The first day is dedicated to a tutorial on the following topic: Managing Libraries through Open Source Software Packages: Collections to Connections.
The following two days will discuss the theme of NACLIN 2014 – From Building Collections to Making Connections: Transforming Libraries in the Knowledge Era.
The full programme is available for download here.