Dear Professionals

As you are already aware that Society for Library Professionals (SLP) and
SLA Asian Chapter jointly organizing the *Library and Information
Professionals Summit (LIPS) 2012* on *Leadership, Ethics, Accountability
and Professionalism in Library Service*, 16-17 March 2012, New Delhi,

This would be a unique platform for all of you to share your management
thoughts and ideas, managerial skills and experiences with the august
gathering of professionals. In this connection, you are requested to submit
your papers on the following themes:

A list of thematic areas we have identified for you to articulate. The list
stated below is just indicative and not exhaustive.

1.      Strategizing leadership to bring about changes to work ethics

2.      Building and leading teams to achieve goals (team building efforts)

3.     Using appropriate technology for learning and professional

4.     Communication and outreach activity for awareness building

5.      Innovation in products and services

6.      Decision making and problem solving traits (managerial skills)

7.     Digital information: Licensing and pricing issues

8.     Leadership initiatives by the LIS professionals in successful
implementation of digital library development and management

9.     Core competency development and capacity building programmes for the
LIS professionals

10.  Revising the course structure of the LIS profession as per the current
demanding trends.

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*Paper Submission Guidelines*

Participants are invited to contribute papers for presentation on the above
themes and related aspects. The papers should be based on research surveys;
case studies or action plans rather than theoretical explanations. Papers
may submit through

Or Papers may sent to:  Conference Secretariat at
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Submission of full papers (not more than 5 pages) with an abstract in
approximately 200 words, keywords and references on A4 size paper with
margin 1.5 cm on all sides in MS Word format in 10 points New Times Roman
type single line spacing. Length of the paper should not exceed 4000 words.
Details such as name of the author, designation, title of the article,
abstract, name of the affiliating institution, mailing address, telephone
number, fax number and E-mail address are to be included. Authors of
accepted papers will be advised by The Program Committee by 31 January
2012. The paper submitted must not have been previously published or
presented elsewhere. The Programme Committee will have the right to edit
the papers. Selected papers will be published in the proceedings.

*Dates to Remember:*

Last Date for Submission of full paper

January 15, 2012

Early Bird Registration

February 15, 2012

Accepted papers will be included in the proceedings, only if Registered on
or before

February 15, 2012

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*Conference Secretariat***

*SLP Conference 2012*

*C/o Institute of Economic Growth*

*University of Delhi Enclave*

*Delhi - 110007. India*

Ph. 91-11-27667463; 27666364; 27666367

Fax: 91-11-27667410

Cell: 09899110787

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Dr Debal C Kar

University Librarian

Ambedkar University Library

Lothian Road, Kashmere Gate

Delhi 110093, India

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