Department of Biotechnology [DBT], Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India


DeLCON: DBT-Electronic Library Consortium

DeLCON National Seminar (DNS)- 2018
27th March 2018, (Tuesday) at NBRC, Manesar

The DBT's Electronic Library Consortium (DeLCON), & National Brain Research Centre, Manesar in collaboration with local DBT Institutions is organizing a one-day National Seminar on "Role of Libraries & Librarians in a Knowledge Society" on 27th March 2018, (Tuesday). "

The aim of this seminar is to encourage the sharing of knowledge on a range of topics : e-learning, learner support, open access, interoperability, digital libraries, metadata, information literacy, new technologies, role and status of librarians and their developments etc.

Now, the libraries act as Information Centres, Knowledge Centres, Resource Centres and providing information to their user community using latest technology. The major role and biggest challenges of Libraries and LIS professionals are preparing professionals to use technology effectively and systematically. The library and LIS professionals have been consistently involved with the information storage and retrieval, collection development, systematic organization of reading materials and digital information for the Users Communities. The role of library science professionals to provide correct information in the correct time for the appropriate users with different styles of skills and capability. This seminar will support to the library professionals in terms of how the practices and procedures in library and information science, education meet the need of the actual working environment as well as beat the challenges of Libraries & LIS professionals

The objectives of the DeLCON National Seminar :
Seminar is planned to bring together Library and Information Science Professionals, Academicians and Educationalists in the field of Library and Information Science, Knowledge Centre, Information Centre to create an environment to discuss the need to transform the Libraries, Roles being played by the Library Professionals in transforming the Libraries and to discuss the challenges being faced by Libraries in transforming the Libraries by presentations, discussions, exchange of views and sharing of experiences.

The Venue: Auditorium of NBRC, National Brain Research Centre, NH-08, Nainwal Mode, Manesar, Gurgaon

Seminar Date : 27th March 2018 (Tuesday)

Registration:There is no registration fees for attending the Seminar. Free Registration. Limited Seats. (On first-cum-first serve basis).

Procedure for Registration : The Seminar is open to Professionals such as Academicians, Faculties, Scientists, Library Communities, Library Professionals, Information Scientists, DeLCON Members & Nodal Officers, Research Scholars & Students of Library & Information Science. Registration can be sent by post to given address or by email attachment at in the given prescribed format which is available at DeLCON Website at

For participation, registration is mandatory. An email confirmation will be sent to Registered participants.Only registered participants will be allowed to take part in this Seminar & provided a Participation Certificate

No TA/DA will be paid to the Participants for attending this workshop.

No accommodation will be arranged for participants by the organizers. However, we will help in arranging Guest House / Hotel accommodation in nearby places. The last date for registration to the DNS Seminar is March 15th 2018.

For Details & Downloads

  • Please fill & sign this Registration form and send it to at email : new

  • Exhibition and Sponsorship Opportunities : For partnership, sponsorship & exhibition, please contact to the "Organizing Secretary" new


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