Innovative library services in 21st century discussed at PU
The learned speakers from reputed higher educational institutes of Pan India laid stressed on e-resources subscription policies
Chandigarh: As part of the series of webinars being organized by A.C. Joshi Library, Panjab University, Chandigarh, a two-day webinar programme on the topic “Innovative Library Services in 21st Century” was held on 6th and 7th August, 2020. The speakers of this webinar were Prof. Parthasarthi Mukhopadhyay, Kalyani University, West Bengal, Dr.Nabi Hasan, Librarian, IIT-Delhi, Dr.Mahendra N. Jadhav, Librarian, IIT-Madras, Dr.Sunita Barve, Head, NCL Library-Pune, Dr. Sandeep Pathak, Deputy Librarian, IISER-Bhopal and Dr.Bibhuti Bhusan Sahoo, Deputy Librarian, IIT-Bhubaneswar.
The learned speakers from reputed higher educational institutes of Pan India laid stressed on e-resources subscription policies, research visualization tools, institutional repositories, library website, integration of learning management tools, and the various innovative servicesthat academic libraries can provide to the user community. A very fruitful panel discussion was held between the panellists and staff of the library related to various issues of concern during Covid19 pandemic.
Dr. Jivesh Bansal, University Librarian, introduced the theme describing information & communication technologies as a revolutionary change in information landscape after the invention of printing technology in 15th century by Johannes Gutenberg.
The webinar was attended by approx. 150 participants which included many library professionals, research scholars and students from all over the country.