PIMSE organized a One day National Level Conference on “Knowledge Management in Digital India & Current Trends in Library & Information Sciences” on 1st of March 2017.
The Conference was inaugurated in the respected presence of the Director Dr. Shakeel Ahmed, Conference Co-ordinator Mr. Mubarak Tamboli,, Guests of honour Mr. Pralhad Jadhav, Senior Manager KM & Library Research Librarian Mumbai and Chief Guest Dr. Sangeeta Paliwal, Deputy Librarian Symbiosis International University. Dr. Aftab Anwar, Vice –Principal & Head of Department of Commerce of Poona College was also present as our patron who delivered the scenario of today’s library and librarian. The inaugural function was ended by unveiling of the journal of the conference.
Authors research works were published in a peer reviewed journal with ISSN number along with impact factor. The journal published articles from areas such as Importance of the Digital library, Information Service in Changing ERA, Modern/ Recent trends in LIS, Knowledge Management, Modern Information sources, E-learning, Information use and information seeking behavior, Library User Education, Modern Information Management Techniques, Case studies in implementation of open source library software & Digital library software in Libraries and related areas. There were 36 papers published thereby underlining the grand success which culminated with months of hard work, passion and sheer determination of the committee.
The conference brought together over 120 professionals & students across the nation. The conference was structured to facilitate in the world of library science and knowledge management.
The Guest of Honour gave the speech on Big Data in the field of Library, as well as the Chief guest marked on the work of Librarian. The inaugural session ended with the library visit of the college. The second session started after Lunch, which was the technical session which incorporates the chairman Dr. Panage B.M.,Asst. Librarian from Savitribai Phule Pune University and resource Person Dr. (Mrs). Meenal Oak Librarian from MES’s IMCC, Pune. The 11 delegates presented their paper to which the chairman Dr. Panage B. M. gave the feedback how the papers.
At the end of the program in the valedictory session Dr. Dhanishtha S. Khandare Librarian from Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth, Pune, address the audience and gave them the review how the librarian should in the world of digitization. The Certificate were distributed to the delegates, professional, students who have participated, presented and pblished their research paper in the conference journal.