Jun. 29, - Jun. 30, 2012
Location: Parithimar Kalaingar (Marina) Campus, University of Madras, Chennai – 5 CHENNAI, Iowa
Full Cost: INR 10 LAKHS

International Conference on Collection Development in the Digital Environment (ICCDDE 2012) 29 - 30 June 2012 Organised by Madras University Library (MUL), Chennai In Collaboration with Prof. B. Ramesh Babu Felicitation Committee Venue : Parithimar Kalaingar (Marina) Campus, University of Madras, Chennai – 5 Theme: Collection Development in Digital Environment Sub Themes : Collection Development Policies and procedures print and electronic Collection Development Policy and models IPR and Copy Right issues in Collection Development Digital Resource Management (DRM) and Content Management System (CMS) Financial Issues in Collection Development Role of aggregators and Consortia in the collection development Use and User Studies in Collection Development Collection evaluation and de-selection (Weeding) Best Practices in Collection Development – case studies Any other area relevant to collection development Call for Papers Papers are invited on the themes based on the research experiences or theoretical models, case studies from all fraternities including students, academicians, research scholars and librarians. The paper must be an original contribution and should not have been published elsewhere. The papers, which are application oriented, addressing the problems and solutions are most welcome. Intended contributors are requested to submit an extended abstract in 500 words on or before 21st April 2012. The decision of the Editorial Committee is final in the selection of the abstracts. Once the abstract is accepted the decision will be intimated by email to send the full length paper on or before 21st May 2012. Instructions for Authors The full length paper will be accepted along with Registration Fee for presentation and publication in the Conference Proceedings. Papers should not be exceeding 15 pages of A4 size with 1.5 lines spacing in Times New Roman 12 font size. A soft copy of the paper shall be sent by email: iccdde2012@gmail.com Important Dates Submission of Abstract : 21st April 2012 Intimation of acceptance: 30th April 2012 Submission of Full paper : 21st May 2012 Conference Dates : 29 - 30th June 2012 All Communication should be addressed to : Organising Secreatry Dr.K.Kaliyaperumal University Librarian i/c Madras University Library University of Madras, Chapuk Campus Chennai – 600 005, Tamil Nadu, India iccdde2012@gmail.com