KEYNOTE SPEAKER




Senior Professor Lakshman Dissanayake


Vice-Chancellor, Senior professor in Demography (Chair), University of Colombo

B.Dev.S (First Class Honours) (Colombo), PG Diploma (Colombo)

MA (Brussels), PhD (Adelaide), FRSA (United Kingdom)




CHAIRPERSONS OF CONFERENCE SESSIONS





Prof. W. A. Weerasooriya

Professor in Library & Information Science University of Kelaniya

BA(Kelaniya), MLibISc(Punjab), MLibISc, PhD



Dr. G. D. Amarasiri

Former Director - National Library & Documentation Services Board

BA (Sri.Jp), MLibISc (Colombo), PhD (Kelaniya)



Mr. R. Maheshwaran

Actg. Librarian – University of Peradeniya



Mr. Prasanna Ranaweera

Director - National Institute of Library & Information Sciences (NILIS)

Senior Lecturer, University of Colombo

NATIONAL LIBRARY RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM - 2018

As the main government organization in library and information science field, National Library and Documentation Services Board (NLDSB) has a special responsibility to promote research in library and Information science field in Sri Lanka. As one programme to promote research in library field, National Library and Documentation Services Board (NLDSB) has made arrangements to organize a research symposium on 26th of October 2018.

The symposium mainly concentrates on Library and Information Science professionals, academics and researchers in the field of Library and Information Science to generate a new knowledge in the field. Also we have given the preference not only to library and information science field but also to other related fields as well. It is a good opportunity for library professionals who are interested in research in the relevant field.





MAIN THEME


"Promoting Research Culture through Knowledge Sharing"




SUB THEME

Information Technology and Librarianship

New techniques and applications for modern research world

Importance of data management

Importance of Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

Digital technology for Information literacy

Social media and Web technology in libraries

New library management skills

Education and Learning Process

Promotion of reading habits and creating a reading culture

Conservation and Preservation challenges in Libraries

Archival Management



Authors are advised to send their manuscript as an Abstract.

The manuscript should contain previously unpublished or unreported observation in English/ Sinhala and Tamil.

Authors should address to the guidelines given below to paper their manuscript.

Submission of manuscript should be sent to the Library Research Division and Email.





IMPORTANT DATES



DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACT


25th May 2018

NOTIFICATION FOR ACCEPTANCE


20th June 2018

FULL PAPER SUBMISSION


16th July 2018