Conference

The IASLIC holds a biennial seminar and a conference in alternate years. Current problems of libraries and information services and other allied areas are selected as themes for discussion on these occasions

No. Place Date

Host Inst./Org. and

Organising Secy.

President Chief Guest Inaugurator Topic discussed
1 Calcutta 10th -11th April, 1956 IASLIC Dr. D.M.Bose, Director, Bose Institutre, Kolkata Sri B.S.Kesavan Librarian. National Library, Kolkata 
Dr. H.C.Mukherjee,
Governor,
West Bengal

1) Mechanisation of Library Services

2) Documentation Problems in India
 2  Calcutta  7th -8th Dec, 1957  Jadavpur University A.K.Mukherjee  Sri V.P.Sondhi,

Director General,

 Dr. D.M.Bose, Director, Bose Institutre,

 Kolkata

Prof. N.K.Siddhanta, Vice-Chancellor,
Calcuttta University
 1) Industrial Planning and Information Services
 3  Calcutta  23rd – 25th Jan, 1960

 Geological Survey of India, G.B.Ghosh, Librarian,

G.S.I

 Prof. M.S.Thacker

Director General,

 Sri B.K.Banerjee
Prof. Humayun Kabir, Union Minister for Scientific Research & Cultural Affairs
 1) Development of libraries in India under the 3rd Five Year Plan.

2) Rendering of Indic Names in the International Catalouging Code

 4 Dhanbad  
14th- 17th Feb, 1962
 
Central Rural Research Institute, Dhanbad
T. Lahiri, Librarian
CFRI
 
Dr. J.W.Whitekar,
Director,
Indian Institute of Petroleum,
Dehra Dun
 
Prof. M.S.Thacker
Director General,
CSIR
Sri G.S.Jabbi, Chief Inspector of Mines, Dhanbad
 
1) Methods of scientific communication.
2) National Central Science Library for India.
3) Centralization and decentralization of Library and Information Services
 5  Poona  
21st – 24th Oct, 1963
 
University of Poona,
K.S.Hingwe,
Librarian, Poona University
 
Dr. S.R.Ranganathan
National Professor of Library Science, DRTC, Bangalore
 
Dr. K.Venkataraman
Director, National Chemical Laboratory, Poona
 
Dr. R.P.Paranjpye
 
1) Documentation and data processing in Academic, Research & Special Libraries in India
2) Problems and prospects of library associations in India
 6  Trivandrum  27th -31st Dec, 1965  
University of
Kerala,
K.A.Issac
University
 
Librarian,
Kerala University
 
 
Sri B.S.Kesavan
Director, INSDOC
 
Smt. T.S.S.
 
Sundaram
 
Ramachandran,
Union Deputy
Minister of
Education
   
1) Colon Classification: a review of its use in India and Abroad
2) Local documentation lists and their usefulness at National Level
 
3) Organization & Responsibility of Library in Academic & Scientific Institutions
Pt.4-Social Science Research in India
 7  
Delhi
 
27th -30th  Dec, 1967
 
University of Delhi
A.L.Kapoor
Dy.Librarian,
Delhi University Library
 
Prof. S. Bashiruddin
Librarian & Professor
Head, Library Science Dept.,
Aligarh Muslim University
 
Dr. B.N.Ganguly
Vice – Chancellor,
Delhi University
 
Dr. Atma Ram
Director General,
CSIR
 
1) Indexing and Abstracting Services in India
2) Translation Service in India
 
 8  
Bombay
 
27th -31st Oct, 1969
 
SNDT Women’s University, Miss Vidyut Khandlwal. University Librarian  Head, Dept. of Library Science
 
Prof. D.N.Marshall,
Librarian, Bombay University
 
Dr. M.D.Chaudhuri
Education Minister, Maharastra
 
Dr. P.V.Cherian
Governor of
Maharastra
 
1) Library profession in India: its status and  responsibilities
2) Standardized  Library Practices and Job Classification
 9  
Calcutta
 
23rd – 26th   
May, 1972
 
National Library
A.B.Sengupta, Librarian,
National Library
 
Prof. A.K.Mukherjee
Reader & Head, Dept. of Library Science, Jadavpur University
 
Dr. Niharranjan Roy
 
Prof. Mrityunjay Banerjee
Minister of Education,
Govt. of West Bengal
 
1) Indian Reference Materials
2) Scientific and Technical Information: User’s  Need and Services
 10  
Lucknow
 
15th – 17th Nov, 1975
 
Central Drug Research Institute, Iktiar Hossain,
Scientist,C.D.R.I
 
Sri B.L.Bharadwaja
President, I.L.A
 
Sri Amar Rizvi
Minister of Education,
Govt. of U.P
 
Prof. P.G.Patil,
Vice-Chancellor,
Shivaji University
 
1) Library Documents-Aspects of Utilization
2) Procurement of Periodicals : Current   Problems in India
 11  
Dharwar
 
2nd- 5th Nov, 1977
 
Karnatak University
k.S.Deshpande,
University Librarian
 
Sri K.S. Hingwe,
Librarian, (Retd.)
Poona University
   
Prof. P.G.Patil,
Vice-Chancellor,
Shivaji University
 
Planning of National Information Network
 12  
Roorkee
 
26th – 29th Dec, 1979
 
Central Building
 Research Institute,
S.Srinivasan, Scientist,
Structural Engg.
Research Institute
 
Sri Dhanpat Rai
Librarian, (Retd.)
Defence Science
Research Library
   
R. Srinivasan,
General Manager,
BHEL
 
1) Application Of Management Techniques For Library And Information System 
2) National Information & Library
 13  
Waltair
 
30th Dec, 1981- 2nd Jan, 1982
 
Andhra University
Prof. G V S L Narsima Raju,
Head, Dept. of Library Science, Andhra University
 
Prof. K.A.Issac,
Dept. of Library Science,
University of Kerala,
Trivandrum
   
Mr. Avila Sambasiva Rao,
Vice-Chancellor,
Andhra  University
 
1) Users Education and Training Programmes
2) Organisation of Data Services
 14  
New Delhi
 
26th -29th Dec, 1983
 
INSDOC, New Delhi
 
Mr. T.S.Rajagopalan,
Scientist-in-charge,
INSDOC
   
Jagmohan,
Lt. Governor
 
1) Information Flow in Non- R& D Contexts
2) Grey Literature: Generation, Bibliographical Control and  Dissemination
 15  
Bangalore
 
26th -29th Dec, 1985
 
Bangalore University
Prof. P. Sadasiv Murthy,
Head, Dept. of Library Science, Bangalore University, Bangalore
 
Prof. P. Parthasarathy,
Formerly Scientist-in-charge, INSDOC, New Delhi
   
Mr. M.Raghupathy,
Education Minister,
Karnataka Govt
 
1) Bibliometric Studies : application of quantitative method to study the published literature
2) Current Information : needa & resource
 16  
Tirupati
 
23rd  -26th Dec, 1987
 
Sri Venkateswar University,
Tirupati,
 Prof. Sreepati Naidu
 
Prof. Phani Bhusan Roy
(Mr. Mr. T.S.Rajagopalan,
Formerly Head, INSDOC presided over the meeting due to absence of Prof. P.B.Roy, Conference President)
   
Dr. K.Rajyalaksmi,
Vice-Chancellor,
Sri Padmavati Mahila Viswavidyalayam,
Tirupati
 
Education For Special Library And Information Work
 17  
Jaipur
 
27th -30th Dec, 1989
 
Rajasthan University
Dr. C.D. Sharma, Director,
Rajasthan University,
Library
 
Prof. P.N.Kaula
Director, NATMO, Calcutta
   
Dr. B.P.Barua, Director,Raja Rammohan Library Foundation, Calcutta
 
Manpower Planning for Library and Information Systems in India
 18  
Kurukshetra
 
29th -31st Dec, 1991
 
Haryana Library Association
Mr. L. Dhal
 
Girija Kumar
   
Sri A.C.Chowdhury,
Minister of Excise,
Haryana Govt.
 
Information Management in Libraries and Information Centres in India
 19  
Ranchi
 
26th -29th Dec, 1993
 
Birla Institute of Technology
Meshra, Rachi,
Dr. U.N.Singh
 
Prof. Bijoyanath Mukherjee, FLA, Former Librarian,
Calcutta University
   
Dr. N.Vijayaditya, Dy. Director General, Planning Commission, National Information Centre, Govt. of India
 
Collection Development in the Context of Economic Recession
 20  
Lucknow
 
26th -29th Dec, 1995
 
Lucknow University,
Prof. N.R.Satyanarayana,
Head, Dept. of Library & Information Science, Lucknow University, Lucknow
 
Prof. N.B. Inamdar, Hyderabad
   
Sri Raj Singh, Secretary, Higher Education, Govt. of U.P
 
Information Technology Products of 1990s And  Library and Information Centres
 21  
Coimbatore
 
26th -29th Dec, 1997
 
Tamil Nadu Library Associaion, Coimbatore.
Mr. R. Boraiyan
 
Prof. Sabir Hussain, Ex-Chairman, DLIS, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh
   
Dr. Abdul Kareem, Vice-Chancellor, Tamilnadu Agricultural University
 
Information Super Highway: Its Impact on Library and Information Service in India
 22  
Agra
 
28th -31st Dec, 1999
 
Dr. B.R.Ambedkar University, ( Formerly Agra University), Agra.
Dr. B.K.Sharma
Prof. A.K.Dasgupta,
Librarian(Rtd.),
Administrative Staff College, Hyderabad
 
Prof. A.K.Dasgupta,
Librarian(Rtd.),
Administrative Staff College, Hyderabad
   
Manzoor Ahmed,
Vice-Chancellor, B.R.Ambedkar University,
Agra
 
Information Management in the Context of Fast Emerging Information Society
 23  
Thiruvanan-thapuram
 
4th – 7th Dec, 2001
 
University of Kerala
Dept. of Library & Information Science and University Library.
Mr. P.Parameswaram, Deputy Librarian, Kerala University Library
 
Prof. P. Parthasarathy,
Formerly Scientist
-in-charge, INSDOC, New Delhi
   
Dr. S. Kevin,
Hon’ble Pro-vice Chancellor,
University of Kerala
 
Content Management
in India in Digital Environment
 24  
Dehradun
 
15th- 18th Dec,2003
 
Survey of India
Ms. Charanjit Kaur Mamik
Librarian
 
Mr. Rakhal Chakraborti Biswas, Formerly Librarian,IIT,
Kanpur
   
Lt. General
G.C.Agarwal,
Ex-Surveyor
General of India
 
Knowledge Management in
Special Libraries in Digital Environment
25
Chennai
26th – 29th Dec, 2005
IIT Madras, Chennai
Dr. Harish Chandra
Prof. S.Seetharama,
Formerly Prof. and Head
DRTC, Bangalore
   
LIS Profession in India: Vision for 2010
26
New Delhi
26-29 Dec,2007
Dr. Zakir Husain Library(Central Library)
Jamia Millia Islamia (A Central University),
Dr. Gayas Makhdumy, University Librarian and Head, DLIS,
Jamia Millia Islamia 

Prof. T.N.Rajan, former Scientist

–in-charge, INSDOC, New Delhi

Prof. Abdul Aziz,
 
Vice-
Chancellor, AMU. 
 
Prof. Mushrul Hasan, Vice –Chancellor,  Jamia Millia Islamia

Digital Media and Library and Information

Services

27 Bhubaneswar 24th -27th Dec. 2009

KIMS, KIITS University, Bhubaneswar

Dr. Ranjit Kumar Das

      Library / Information users in the Digital Era.
28 Srinagar 10 th - 13th October, 2011

University of Kashmir

Dr. Abdul Majid Baba

Dr Barun Mukherjee, M P (Rajya Shabha)   Dr M M Vora, Governor, J and K States Library vision 20202
29 Pune 26th -29th Dec. 2013

National Institute of Virology, Pune

Dr. Surya Narayan Singh

Prof Harsha Parekh     Role of Library Associations in Changing Environment