2nd Annual Meet of OLA and Seminar on Open Education and Scholarly Communication: Expanding National Digital Library footprints

Announcement (Seminar & Annual Day Celebration)

Odisha Library Academy was launched on 9th August 2015 by a group of young and dynamic Library & Information Science Professionals of Odisha. The Academy was launched in RMRC Auditorium by the Vice Chancellor, Utkal University and the Director, RMRC, Bhubaneswar. The main objective of this Academy is to harness the Library Movement in the state. The Academy is a non-profit making professional organization with the objectives: (i) to promote the Library & Information Science Education & Research in the state of Odisha, (ii) to undertake training and continuing education among library professionals for the improvement of status and service conditions of library professionals in the state, (iii) to suggest and frame rules, regulations and standards to the Govt. of Odisha for the library movement and its implementation, (iv) to publish Library & Information Science Journal, Periodicals and books, which will lead to the improvement of professionalism among the library staff, (v) to suggest Govt. of Odisha for proper implementation of library legislation already passed by the Legislative Assembly of Odisha and (vi) to organize conferences/ seminars/ symposiums /meetings/ discussion in periodic intervals in LIS domain.

On the eve of 2nd Annual Day and Librarian's Day celebration, OLA along with IOP is jointly organizing a seminar on "Open Education and Scholarly Communication: Expanding National Digital Library Footprints" on 13th August 2017 (Sunday) at IOP, Bhubaneswar.

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Venue: Institute of Physics, Bhubaneswar
Date: 13th AUG 2017 (Sunday)


Presentations on the Theme mentioned above or any other issues related with the broad theme may be submitted for presentation in the Seminar. The presentations in softcopy (.ppt) along with the abstract (within 500 word counts) should reach to ola2015bbsr@gmail.com marking copy to basudev@iopb.res.in by 4th August 2017. Selected abstracts will be published in the souvenir while the full text articles may be published in book form later. Editorial board has the right to reject/accept the presentation/paper.


Dr. Banamber Sahoo, Ph.D
Regional Medical Research Centre (ICMR)
Mobile: 9438182087
E- Mail: drbsahoo@gmail.com

Dr. Bibhuti Bhusan Sahoo
Indian Institute of Technology
Mobile: 981689555
E- Mail: bibhuti.sahoo@gmail.com

Organizing Secretary

Dr. Basudev Mohanty
Institute of Physics (IOP)
Mobile: 7064419609/ 9437132870
E- Mail: basudev@iopb.res.in

Organizing Committee Members

  • Dr. D. B. Ramesh, SOA University, Bhubaneswar
  • Dr. R. K. Mahapatra, OUAT, Bhubaneswar
  • Dr. Kamal Lochan Jena, College of Engineering & Technology, Bhubaneswar
  • Mr. Mrutyunjay Sethy, Institute of Mathematics & Application, Bhubaneswar
  • Mr. Arjun Jena, Bhubaneswar
  • Dr. Debi Prasad Sandha, Bhubaneswar
  • Dr. Bibhu Prasad Panda, Bhubaneswar
  • Dr. J. N. Dash, AIIMS, Bhubaneswar
  • Mr. Bijay Ketan Panda, TCS, Bhubaneswar
  • Mr. Dillip K. Chakravarty, Institute of Physics, Bhubaneswar
  • Mrs. Ajita K. Kujur, Institute of Physics, Bhubaneswar
  • Dr. Jyotshna Sahoo, Sambalpur University, Burla
  • Dr. Santosh Kanungo, Sambalpur University, Burla
  • Dr. Puspalata Negi, Regional Institute of Education, Bhubaneswar
  • Ms. Dharitri Mallick, Bhubaneswar
  • Dr. B. K. Dalai, IMMT, Bhubaneswar
  • Dr. Dipak Kumar Khuntia, XIM, Bhubaneswar
  • Dr. Samarendra Dash, NIC, Bhubaneswar
  • Dr. Bijayalaxmi Rautaray, KIIT University
  • Dr. Nrusingha Kumar Dash, Silicon Institute of Technology, Bhubaneswar
  • Mr. Bijayananda Pradhan, Central University, Koraput
  • Mrs. Sasmita Mishra, HKM State Library, Bhubaneswar
  • Mrs Puspita Mishra, NIT, Rourkela
  • Dr. Santosh Kumar Gupta, Zonal Institute of Education & Training, (KV), Bhubaneswar
  • Mrs Duresh Nandini Kanungo, Institute of Life Science, Bhubaneswar
  • Dr. Prangya Das, ITER, S'O'A University, Bhubaneswar
  • Mr. Abinash Dash, Inst. Of Hotel Management, Bhubaneswar
  • Ms. Archana Mahapatra, National Law University, Cuttack
  • Dr. Prasanna Kumar Barick, CV Raman College of Eng. & Tech., Bhubaneswar

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2nd Annual Meet of OLA and Seminar on Open Education and Scholarly Communication: Expanding National Digital Library footprints
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Life Member: Rs. 1000/-
Annual Member: Rs. 100/-

Note: For life membership, please make a draft for Rs. 1000/- in favor of Odisha Library Academy payable at , Bhubaneswar.

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