Summit on Re-envisioning Library and Information Science Education

Aligarh: Experts will discuss innovative approaches to library and information science education, focus on issues of diversity and inclusion; the education roles of library and information science professionals; the incorporation of new technologies and related pedagogical approaches in the International Virtual Summit on ‘Re-envisioning Library and Information Science Education: Present Status and Future Trends’ organised by the Department of Library and Information Science, Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) on September 26.

Scheduled to start at 9: 30 am, the online summit will have a keynote address by Dr Christine Mackenzie (President, International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions-IFLA) after the inaugural address by AMU Vice Chancellor, Professor Tariq Mansoor.

Prof Nisar A Khan, Dean, Faculty of Social Science will deliver the special address. The programme will also have insights on trends in library science education by Prof T D Kemparaju (Vice Chancellor, Bangalore University), Prof Diljit Singh (University of Malaya, Malaysia), Dr Bhuva Naraya (University of Technology, Sydney, Australia), Dr B Shadrach (Advisor, Commonwealth of Learning, Canada), Prof M Nasiruddin Mitul (National University, Bangladesh) and Prof Reysa Alenzuela (Central Philippine University, Philipines).

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