1st LISA Conference

LIS Academy on the eve of its first foundation day celebrations is organizing the 6th National Conference of Institute of Scientometrics (IOS) on “Information for All: Scientometrics, Infographics & Public Libraries” in collaboration with Department of Public Libraries, Government of Karnataka.

The conference creates an opportunity to discuss, deliberate and interact about various areas to promote the Information usage by public libraries and metrics, technologies, data visualization tools etc., which facilitate the promotion of Information usage. This conference will witness the all kinds of participation from Academic, Special and Public Library Professionals.



Institute of Scientometrics is an International interdisciplinary research institute in the field of Library and Information Science [LIS] and Science and Technology Indicators. It is a virtual and non-profit organization which has been set up by Dr. S. L. Sangam in association with his students and friends.                                          (http://www.instmetrics.org/)


LIS Academy is a charitable trust which intended to reach the unreached in Library and information domain by providing need based service for the advancement of library and information science. Its main aim is to encourage and assist libraries to implement state of the art technologies and to motivate professionals by honoring them. (http://lisacademy.org)


The Department of Public Libraries in the state of Karnataka has been one of the best in the entire country in its network as well as services. It has network of about Seven thousand libraries functioning all over the State. (http://www.karnatakapubliclibrary.gov.in/)


A branch of the Gandhi Memorial Trust was established in 1949 in Bangalore and it strove hard to propagate the Gandhian thoughts at the state level. Great followers of Gandhi both from India and abroad are visiting regularly to Gandhi Bhavan, Bangalore. (http://gandhibhavankarnataka.org/)


Original research papers, research surveys, case studies or action plan on any of the sub-themes or covering topics relevant to the main theme of the conference, using APA bibliographical and citation standard, may be submitted to the email: sip.lisacademy@gmail.com  , slsangam@gmail.com,   The selected papers will be published as edited book with ISBN in print format upon submission of registration fee.


THE Theme:

INFORMATION FOR ALL: Scientometrics, Infographics & Public Libraries

 Librametrics, Bibliometrics, Informetrics, Scientometrics, Webometrics, Cybermetrics, Altmetrics
• Bibliometric Laws, restatements and applications
• Scientific Productivity and H-Index
• Ranking of Universities and Institutions
• Collaboration trends
• Journal Impact Factor,CiteScore
• Data Citation, Citation Analysis
• Application of Altmetrics in assessing scientific productivity

  • Infographics
    • Design, tools, techniques
    • Creating and sharing content
    • Data Visualization
    • Case studies of library infographics

  • Social Networks/ Social Media
    • Challenges and opportunities
    • Use of social networking tools for libraries
    • Case studies of social networking applications

  • Public libraries
    • Public relations in public libraries
    • Extension activities
    • Best practices
    • Innovative services for millennial
    • Role in online learning

Abstracts of the articles are to be submitted in A4 size sheet in MS Word, with font type Times New Roman, size 11, double spacing and to be addressed to Conference Chair and Organizing Secretary.

Early Bird Registrations (Before 15th September 2017):                  Rs. 2000
Students MLISC, DRTC With certification from the Department Rs. 1500

Regular Registration (After 15th September 2017)                             Rs.2500
Students MLISC, DRTC with certification from the Department Rs. 1500

Demand Drafts / Money Transfers in favour of:
“LIS Academy, Bangalore”
State Bank of India, Gokul Branch, IFSC Code: SBIN0060338
Current Account Number: 36300285603

Dr.Satish Kumar Hosamani
Organising Chair
Director, Department of Public Libraries,
Bangalore – 560001
 Mobile: 9448595196
Email: sip.lisacademy@gmail.com

Dr.P. V. Konnur
Organising Secretary
LIS Academy, Bangalore
Mobile: 9449679737
Email: sip.lisacademy@gmail.com


Conference Chief Patrons:
Sri. Tanveer Sait
Hon’ble Minister for Primary Education and Libraries
Government of Karnataka

Dr. Arun Kumar Chakraborty
Director General, RRRLF, Kolkata

Conference Patrons:
Prof. V.G.Talawar
Prof. Shivalingaih
Mr. N.V.Satyanarayana

Conference Chair:
Prof. S. L. Sangam

Conference Co-Chair(s):
Dr.I. R. N. Goudar
Dr.Anand Byrappa

Technical  Director:
Dr. P. Y. Rajendra Kumar

Organising Chair:
Dr.Satish Kumar Hosamaani

Organising Secretory:
Prof. P. V. Konnur

Joint Organising Secretory:
Mr. B. Manjunath
Deputy Director, CCL, Mysore

Organising  Committee Members:
Karnataka Gandhi Smaraka Nidhi, Gandhi Bavan, Bangalore
Deputy Directors of City Central Library Bangalore
Chair Person of Dept. of LIS in all Universities
University Librarians of all Universities
Mr. F.S.Duragannavar
Dr. M. Dhanamjaya
Prof. I. K. Ravichandra Rao
Prof. Srinivasa Raghavan
Dr.Carlos Fernandes
Prof. M. M. Koganurmath
Dr.R. B. Gaddagimath
Dr.Nagappa Bakkannavar
Dr. M. Vijaya Kumar
Mr. S R Dey
Dr. Meera  BM
Dr. K Rama Patnaik
Dr. Ishwara Bhat
Dr.N. Chowdappa

Advisory Committee Chair:

Advisory Committee Members:
Former Directors of Dept. of Public Libraries
IOS Members
COLLNET members
LIS Academy Trustees
NCSI-Net Members

Dr. K. R. Mulla

Programme  Committee Chair:
Dr. Francis Jayakanth

Programme  Committee Members:
Mr. Madhuresh Singhal
Dr. T. A. Mohan
Mr. B. S. Shivaram
Mr. Govinda Reedy
Dr.Rajendra Babu
Mr. Sheshagiri Kulkarni
Mr. Maruthu Pandian
Mr. Satya Ranjan Sahu