Vignana Jyothi Institute of Management, Hyderabad is gearing up to host a workshop on “Transforming libraries into learning resource centres: Innovative solutions for academic libraries” on 6th of November. Several publishing houses, new age library systems, and experts are associated with the workshop that will see academics as well as Library and Information Science professionals, graduates and researchers participating, sharing ideas and experiences on a dynamic platform.
It’s no secret that libraries remain crucial to all institutions of learning. They are arguably the single most powerful and comprehensive learning resource for students across domains. But libraries need to evolve according to changing times. Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence and other modern technologies are a growing influence in varied fields. Libraries will have to comply with these technologies along with Digital Marketing tools, Plagiarism tools and more.
VJIM Library is an expansive learning resource center for students as it boasts of over 22,000 books and e-books. Subscriptions to over 200 journals and magazines, newspapers and the latest E-databases make it a finely curate space that complements the learning process. Given its own emphasis on maintaining a Smart Library for present times, it’s not surprising that VJIM, Hyderabad has taken the lead by delving into library innovations with this workshop.
To be held on its state-of-the-art campus, the workshop will follow four themes to streamline the information. Digital Resources For Learning, Support Services For Academic Research and Learning, Role Of LRC In Institutional Ranking, and Branding Your Learning Resource Centre, are the four main sessions for the workshop that will be conducted by leading experts in the field. Their aim would be to raise awareness about Digital Learning Resources of now and the future.
How to promote libraries through social media tools? The workshop will also answer the important question while offering participants hands on experience with the latest in the world of digital libraries. The interactive nature of the workshop will ensure active engagement from participants, who will include LIS professionals, academic professionals, Library Science graduates and future librarians. Thus they will be prepared to play the key and unique role of managing information, which remains crucial to our future.
To register for the event, visit: https://vjim.edu.in/workshop/index.html