International Conference on Digital Libraries (ICDL)

                    Shaping the Information Paradigm
                     New Delhi * 23 – 26 February 2010


Venue:  *Conference at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi • 24–26 February
             *Tutorial at IGNOU, Convention Centre, New Delhi • 23 February

Continuous  capacity  development and awareness programmes are necessary to
achieve the objective of transforming the novice into digital librarians of
future. The success of ICDL 2004 and ICDL 2006 has encouraged and motivated
TERI  in  partnership  with  IGNOU  to  conduct of the ICDL 2010 which will
provide  yet  another stimulating forum for DL professionals to share their
knowledge, experience and wisdom.

Awards will be conferred for the "Best Paper" and "Best Poster"


·     Provide a platform and enable interaction among DL experts and
·     Facilitate creation adoption, implementation and utilization of DL‘s,
and their future implications
·     Bridging the digital divide through knowledge sharing

Who should participate?

·     Information professionals
·     IT and knowledge service providers
·     Policy makers
·     Academicians, students and distance learner
·     E-publishers and virtual communities
·     Other stake-holders

Call for papers

Original papers focusing on the theme of the conference—Digital Libraries:
Shaping the Information Paradigm are invited for the conference poster and
tutorial. Some of the topics are listed below:

·     DL development, architecture, and management
·     Contents management in DL
·     Multi-linguality and interoperability issues
·     Digital rights management
·     Digital preservation and access management
·     Semantic web
·     KM (knowledge management) and organizational repositories
·     E-learning and e-publishing
·     DL standards and policy
·     Open archives initiatives
·     ODOL (Open distance online learning)
·     Multimedia content
·     Virtual support to distance learners
·     E-resources management for distance learners
·     Access management
·     M-learning technology

Important dates

Submission of full papers 30 October 2009
Notification of acceptance of paper with comments 30 November 2009
Submission of the final paper after incorporating comments 30 December 2009


Early–bird offer (for registration on or before 31 December 2009)
Delegates                      Tutorial          Conference      Conference
and Tutorial
India/Bhutan/Nepal        Rs 2000           Rs 6000                Rs 7500
Other countries                US$ 80            US$ 250                US$

Registration after 31 December 2009

Delegates                     Tutorial            Conference   Conference
and Tutorial
India/Bhutan/Nepal        Rs 2500          Rs 6500                  Rs 8000
Other countries                US$ 100          US$ 275                 US$

* Additional registration from the same organization and SLA member
qualifies for 10% discount
* Regular Students (Ph.D and masters), accompanied persons qualify for 20%

Contact:  ICDL Secretariat, TERI (The Energy & Resources Institute),
                     Darbari Seth Block, IHC Complex, Lodhi Road, New Delhi
– 110003, India,
                    Telephone 24682138, 24682100, 41504900, Fax 24682144,
                    E-mail [log in to unmask], Web
                     India +91 • Delhi (0)11

Kind regards
Rajesh Kr. Bhardwaj,
Fellow & Librarian, TERI.