1 April 2015

International Conference on National Library: Harnessing Information to Empower the Nations; 5–6 August 2015 – Colombo, Sri Lanka

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To celebrate the 25th anniversary of National Library, the National Library and Documentation Services Board of Sri Lanka has planned an International Conference with the main objective of strengthening cooperation among national libraries in South and Southeast Asia. The conference will take place in Colombo, Sri Lanka from 5-6 August 2015.

We invite you to join with us as speakers and share your knowledge, expertise and experiences at this significant event.

The proposed themes (though not limited to these) for the conference include:

  • Role of National Libraries in Achieving National Development Goals
  • National Libraries and Cultural Heritage
  • National Libraries as Centres of Innovation
  • Emerging Trends in National Libraries
  • National Information Policies
  • Preservation of Indigenous knowledge

Important dates:

Last Date for Submission of Paper Abstract – 30th April 2015

Announcement of Selected Abstracts – 18th May 2015

Submission of Final Papers and Presentations – 15th June 2015


Paper presenter  (Local) LKR 2000 (Foreign) USD 35

Participant (Local) LKR 3500 (Foreign) USD 50

For further details contact:

Asia and Oceania, Conferences, Asia and Oceania, National Library, International conference, Call for Papers

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