Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
Sub Theme 4:
Towards Virtual Libraries
Dr. K R Srivatsan(Director, IIITMK). Prof. Salini Urs, Mysore University. Dr.ARD Prasad, Associate Professor, DRTC. Smt Kalpana Dasgupta, National Knowledge Commission. Chief Guest:
Hon'ble Governor of Punjab,Gen. (Retd.) S.F Rodrigues, PVSM, VSM Mr Sam Pitroda, Chairman, National Knowledge Commission(Thru Video Conferencing)
Inaugural function of CALIBER 2007 was held at the Panjab University auditorium on 8th February 2007 at 11am. The Convention was inaugurated by His Excellency Gen. (Retd.) S F Rodrigues, Governor of Punjab and Administrator, Union Territory of Chandigarh. After Saraswati Vandana, Prof. R C Sobti, Vice Chancellor, Panjab University, Chandigarh welcomed the dignitaries on the dais and the delegates from India and abroad. In his welcome address, he emphasized the need for timely access to quality
information. He further emphasized that the professional focus must be on latest trends in ICT applications, information management and knowledge networking. He appreciated the role of INFLIBNET Centre in providing elbow support to university libraries throughout India.
(Convention on Automation of Libraries in Education and Research Institutions)
is an international convention, organized every year by INFLIBNET Centre in
different parts of the country in collaboration with different universities.
This is the premier convention in India which provides a unique forum to the
library and information professionals, teachers, IT professionals, consultants
and users involved in automation and networking of libraries as well as
information providers to come together and interact on the subjects of mutual
interest. The Fourteenth CALIBER in the series, for the year 2007, has been themed
as "Information and Knowledge Management in