Library & Information Science Events

List of event conducted by the Department:

a. Past events

1) Seminar on “Library & Information Science Education in Mizoram: Problems and Prospects” organised by the Department of Library & Information Science, Mizoram University, Aizawl on 10.11.2004.

2) Seminar on “Bridging the Digital Divide: Public Library Services in North-East Region -Opportunities and Challenges” jointly organised by Raja Rammohun Roy Library Foundation, Kolkata and Deptt. of Library & Information Science, Mizoram University at Aizawl on 19 May 2005.

3) Training on “Application of Information Technology in Public Libraries” jointly organised by Raja Rammohun Roy Library Foundation, Kolkata and Deptt. of Library & Information Science, Mizoram University at Aizawl on 20 - 21 May 2005.

4) Workshop on “Conservation of Library Materials” jointly organized by National Library, Kolkata and Deptt. of Library & Information Science, Mizoram University at Aizawl from 26 - 28 September 2005.

5) Programme on “Fulbright Mentoring and Educational Opportunities in USA” conducted by USEFI and Mizoram University on 7-8 November 2005.

6) Workshop-cum-Training Programme on “Library Automation, Networking and Digitization” in the North-Eastern Region jointly organized by National Social Science Documentation Centre(NASSDOC)-ICSSR, New Delhi and Deptt. of Library & Information Science, Mizoram University, Aizawl on 27 February - 3 March 2006 at Aizawl.

7) Workshop-cum-Training Programme on “Compilation of Bibliographies in North East Indian languages with Special reference to Mizo Language”, jointly organised by the Central Reference Library, Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India, Kolkata and Deptt. of Library & Information Science, Mizoram University, Aizawl on 20 - 24 March 2006 at Aizawl.

8) Fourth Convention of PLANNER 2006, Organised by INFLIBNET Centre, Ahmedabad in collaboration with the Deptt. of Library & Information Science, Mizoram University at Aizawl on 9- 10 Nov.2006.

9) Discussion Forum on “Towards a Knowledge Society; Changing Dimensions of Libraries and Information Systems” organized by the National Knowledge Commission, New Delhi in collaboration with the Deptt. of Library & Information Science, Mizoram University, Aizawl on 5 June 2007.

10) National Seminar on “Changing Role of LIS Professional in Digital Era” jointly organized by Deptt. of Library & Information Science, Mizoram University, Aizawl and sponsored by Central Reference Library(Ministry of Culture), Kolkata on 29-30 September 2008 at Aizawl.

11) National Seminar on “Quality Development in Library and Information Services” jointly organized by Library, Documentation and Information Science Division of Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata and Department of Library & Information Science, Mizoram University, Aizawl from 24-26 February 2010 at Aizawl.

12) UGC Sponsored Refresher Course in Library & Information Science conducted by Academic Staff College, Mizoram University from 10 February to 2 March 2010 at Aizawl

13) Awareness Programme on “UGC-Infonet Digital Library Consortium” organized by the Deptt. of Library & Information Science, Mizoram University, Aizawl in collaboration with INFLIBNET Centre, Ahmadabad on 15 November 2010.

14) Awareness Programme on “N-LIST” organized by Deptt. of Library & Information Science, Mizoram University, Aizawl in collaboration with INFLIBNET Centre, Ahmadabad on 16 November 2010.

15) National Workshop on “Knowledge Repository” organized by the Deptt. of Library & Information Science, Mizoram University, Aizawl and sponsored by RRRLF(Ministry of Culture), Kolkata; NASSDOC(ICSSR), New Delhi and INFLIBNET Centre(UGC), Ahmedabad on 18-20 November 2010.

16) UGC Sponsored Refresher Course in Library & Information Science conducted by Academic Staff College, Mizoram University on 22nd February – 14th March, 2011.

17) National Seminar on “Children’s Literature of North-East: The Changing Scenario of Reading Habit”, jointly organized by National Book Trust, India, New Delhi and Deptt. of Library & Information Science, Mizoram University, Aizawl from 29-30 March 2011.

18) National Workshop-cum-Training Programme on “KOHA” jointly organized by Deptt. of Library & Information Science, Mizoram University, Aizawl and sponsored by Central Reference Library(Ministry of Culture), Kolkata from 6 – 12 September 2011.

19) National Workshop on “E-Resource Management” jointly organized by Rabindra Library, Assam University, Silchar and Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata from 28 Nov.2011 – 2 Dec. 2011.

20) National Seminar on “Information Resources in 21st. Century” organized by the Deptt. of Library & Information Science, Mizoram University, Aizawl and sponsored by National Library, (Ministry of Culture), Kolkata on 21-23 March 2012.

21) National Workshop on “Intellectual Property Rights with reference to Patents and Copyrights” organized at the Deptt. of Library & Information Science, Mizoram University, Aizawl; sponsored by INFLIBNET Centre(UGC), Ahmedabad; DRDO, New Delhi from 27-28 August 2012.

22) The Department conducted Remedial Coaching classes for ST students.
a. 16th August-17th September 2010
b. 11h August- 2nd September 2011
c. 13th August- 23rd August 2012

23) The Department organizes and celebrates every year the following events.
a. National Librarians’ Day on 12th August
b. Teachers’ Day on 5th September
c. Welcoming to the newly admitted students in 1st Sem. MLIS and farewell to 4th Semester MLIS students
d. Parent-Teachers’ Interface

b. List of events in 2013

 1. Refresher Course in Library & Information Science (29 March-18 April 2013)
2. Workshop on Research Methodology (5 – 14 March 2013)
3. Observance of Ranganathan’s Birth Day/National Librarians Day (12.8.2013)
4. Teachers’ Day

c. Tentative list of events for 2014

1. Workshop on Information Literacy for Social Science Faculty Members and LIS professionals
National Workshop on Knowledge Organisation (Classification and Cataloguing)
International Conference on Changing Trends and Development in LIS Education