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This is a brief introduction all about the Society for the Advancement of Library and Information Science (SALIS)

This is a brief introduction all about the Society for the Advancement of Library and Information Science (SALIS)



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  • Society for the Advancement of Library and Information Science (SALIS) A brief Report - 2002-2013 01/01/2014 Dr. A.Hariharan SALIS, Chennai, India SALIS 1
  • Issues in the Beginning of 21st Century Globalization of Education Opening of self financing institutions all over in India Digital threat and divide Information Explosion, availability and accessibility Publication of more information resources in e-version Birth of Consortia and legal issues related to accessing Copyright and IPR Technology threat and opportunity Technology enabled Library solutions Availability of limited Budget Lack of trained manpower Lack of adequate training and skills to Professionals in all parts of the country to meet the digital challenges 01/01/2014 SALIS 2
  • Birth of SALIS To address these issues, Mr. A. Hariharan, CSIR-S|ERC, Chennai convened a group of like minded LIS professionals in Chennai in January 2002. It was decided in these meetings to start a professional society and also get the opinion of LIS professionals working in Chennai. A meeting was again convened on 3rd March 2002 in the LLA Building, Chennai. More than 50 Library professionals in and around Chennai attend the meeting. It was unanimously decided to start a professional society named Society for the Advancement of Library and Information Science (SALIS) by establishing Chapters at important cities in India to address the issues and also to meet the challenges of 21st Century. The formal inauguration of SALIS was held on 6th April 2002 at Bishop Heber College, Trichy 01/01/2014 SALIS 3
  • Vision To become the best, active and dynamic professional body in the field of LIS in terms of service to the members, professionals and to the profession in the county by adopting best and fair practices and innovative ideas. 01/01/2014 SALIS 4
  • Mission and Objectives To promote the development and advancement of Library and Information Science and Technology To provide a common forum of Library and Information Science professionals to meet frequently to exchange their ideas and share their knowledge and experiences To organise and conduct events of interest to the members such as meetings, lectures, discussion, seminars, conferences, training programmes, workshops, etc. To disseminate important scientific, technical and other information relevant to the scope and objectives of the society 01/01/2014 SALIS through publication of journals, newsletters, reports, etc.,5 Society for the Advancement of Library and Information Sicence
  • Objectives To collaborate with the various National/International professional bodies for the development of Libraries and Information Centres, etc. as well as for the professionals To encourage professionals for there yeomen services to the profession by giving awards etc To undertake projects and conduct research, etc in LIS To promote application of ICT in Libraries in order to provide timely and quality services to the end users To take active measures to inculcate the reading habits among all sections for 01/01/2014 developing a information literate society 6
  • Governance The structure of SALIS is federal in character. There exists a central authority namely the Governing Council (GC) with elected/nominated office bearers. The GC is the apex body responsible for policy making. The role of the GC is to provide guidance and support for each chapter. Each chapter has its own office-bearers and functions under the guidance of their respective Executive Committee (EC). The EC is empowered to take decisions and is also the authority for implementation at local levels. Thus the decision making process has been decentralized. Each chapter has 01/01/2014 the freedom to organize programmes based on their local needs. SALIS 7
  • Governance The affairs of SALIS is managed/governed by the Governing Council which consists of: President Vice-Presidents General Secretary Joint-Secretaries Treasurer Governing Council Members ( for each region) and Chapter Chairpersons and Secretaries The affairs of the Chapter is managed by the Executive Council which consists of: The Chapter Chairperson, Vice-Chairpersons, Secretary, Joint01/01/2014 Secretaries, Treasurer, PRO and ECSALIS Members 8
  • SALIS Chapters To provide professional services in various regions, SALIS established Chapters at: Chennai ( 3rd March 2002) Thiruchirapalli (6th April 2002) Coimbatore (19th October 2002) Tirunelveli (22nd March 2003) Madurai (13th March 2004) New Delhi (18th June 2004) Vellore (7th August 2005 ) Nagpur (27th December 2006) Karaikudi (9th April 2008) Erode (9th March 2009) Puducherry ( 28th July 2013) SALIS 01/01/2014 9
  • Membership SALIS offers various types of membership as: Life Membership - Rs. 500 Institutional Membership - Rs.3000 Sustain Membership - Rs.5000 01/01/2014 SALIS 10
  • Publications SALIS publishes the following to disseminate latest information and development: SALIS Journal of Library and Information Science – an International Journal SALIS Journal of Information Management & Technology SALIS Proceedings / Books with ISBN Newsletter 01/01/2014 SALIS 11
  • SALIS Awards SALIS gives awards annually to encourage and motivate LIS professionals those who render good service to the profession & Society Dr. Harish Chandra-Sushila Chandra Best Librarian Award National Level 2. AutoLib-Tamilnadu Best Librarian Award 3. AutoLib-Tamilnadu Best Young Librarian Award 4. A.N.Marappan Memorial National Best Young Librarian Award 5. Best Paper Award for LIS Professionals 6. Best Paper Award for LIS Students 01/01/2014 SALIS 12
  • Books SALIS published the following books with ISBN: Initiatives in Libraries and Information Centres in the Digital ERA (2006) Future Technology for Empowering LIS Professionals: Challenges and Opportunities (2007) Re-Building the Libraries: Learning from the Past to Plan for the Future (2008) Knowledge Networking in the Digital Era (2009) Networking of Libraries, Resources and Users (2010) Next Generation Digital Libraries (2011) Innovative Library Services (2012) Open Source System for Library and Information Science & Technology (2012) Next Generation Library Services (2013) 01/01/2014 SALIS 13
  • SALIS E-Group SALIS uses its e-mail, e-group and website as medium to communicate/posts all the announcements to the members 01/01/2014 SALIS 14
  • Programmes Organized SALIS organizes the following programmes periodically: National / International Conferences – 14 Seminars – more than 30 Workshops – more than 25 Training Programmes - 20 Lectures - 25 Manpower Development Programmes - 10 Quiz - 2 Debate - 1 Panel Discussion - 6 Felicitation function to Honour Library Professionals–Retired/ Ph.D awardees /NET/SET holders - 10 01/01/2014 SALIS 15
  • Partnership With UNESCO SALIS has organized a series of programmes on Information Literacy at Chennai, Nagpur and Delhi jointly with UNESCO Information Literacy Competency Development for Library Professionals and Special Educators. 6-10, Nov, 2006, Supported by UNESCO, MSSW, Chennai Sensitization of Information Literacy, 23.12.2006, Supported by UNESCO, Delhi College of Engineering, Delhi, Sensitization of Information Literacy, 28.12.2006, Supported by UNESCO, DLIS, RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur Information Literacy, 24th January 2009, Chennai 01/01/2014 SALIS 16
  • UNESCO Project SALIS undertaken a project – supported by UNECO - on ‘Developing an E-Learning Portal for Awareness Raising on Information Literacy Competency Development Skills for Southern Asia’. 01/01/2014 SALIS 17
  • Collobarating Institutions SALIS organized programmes jointly with reputed organizations such as: Indian Institute of Technology Madras Anna University Karunya University B.S. Abdur Rahman University, Chennai Delhi Technological University RTM Nagpur University IIHMR, Jaipur JIIT, Noida Jaypee University of Information Technology , Waknaghat, Distt-Solan, H.P. Jaypee University of Engineering and Technology, Raghogarh, Guna (MP). Kumaraguru College of Technology, Coimbatore National Engineering College, Kovilpatti KLN College of Engineering, Madurai Sri Krishna College of Engineering & Technology, Coimbatore Connemara Public Library, Chennai Madras School of Social Work, Chennai JBAS College for Women, Chennai Sr. Xaviers’ College, Palayamkottai SALIS PSG01/01/2014 of Technology, Coimbatore College 18
  • Training Programmes Organized SALIS organized Training programme on: GSDL DSpace Eprints Koha Moodle Adobe Photoshop FrontPage Dreamweaver Webserver Networking – LAN/Intranet and Internet WordPress RFID Barcoding System Library Software 01/01/2014 SALIS Social Networking Tools [ facebook, twitter, etc] 19
  • Professional Issues SALIS did the following for the professional issues and few of them are: Given representation to Authorities of TN Govt. such as Chief Minister, Education Minister, Chief Secretary, Director of School | Education, Public Library, etc and agencies such as UGC and AICTE For: To fill-up the vacant Librarians posts in Govt and Aided Colleges To remove the anomalies of Librarians in Colleges on par with faculties To reduce the no. of years for Deputy Librarians in Universities To change the designation of Librarians To introduce Library Science as one of the subjects in Colleges Appointing Qualified Librarians in Schools To treat Librarians in Technical Institutions on par with Arts & Science 01/01/2014 SALIS 20 Colleges under UGC
  • Professional/Consultancy Service SALIS offers the following services to institutions: Setting up Libraries and Information Centres Database Creation and Maintenance Application of ICT in Libraries Knowledge Management Setting-up Digital Library/Digitization Institutional Repositories Web Designing / Library Portal Customized Library and Information Services Human Resource Development Information Literacy Programmes Community Information Evaluation of Library Services Training programmes on Various LIST and ICT topics 01/01/2014 SALIS 21
  • SALIS Success Story Continuous need based programmes for Professional development, Emerging New Areas and Skill Development Encouraging, recognizing, felicitating and honouring the LIS Professionals Exchange of knowledge, ideas and dissemination of latest information through SALIS E-group, newsletters, journals, web site and blog Giving various roles to deserving members on rotation such as EC/GC members in various capacities, resource persons for SALIS programmes, Editorial Advisory Board members for SALIS publications, etc Accountability, Transparency, integrity and honesty in all the transactions Passion and Commitment to work Collective decision making process SALIS sharing responsibility and 01/01/2014 22 No special privileges to EC/GC members and
  • Slogans SALIS Family Team SALIS To Reach the UnReached Innovate and Serve Quality and Professionalism 01/01/2014 SALIS 23
  • Manpower Development Programmes Time Management Stress Management Skill Development Project Proposal Writing Event Management Effective Communication Soft Skill Managerial Skills IT Skills KM Marketing Self Awareness and |Esteem Public Speaking 01/01/2014 SALIS 24
  • Societal Programme 01/01/2014 SALIS 25
  • Release . 01/01/2014 SALIS 26
  • Audience 01/01/2014 SALIS 27
  • Inauguration - Seminars 01/01/2014 SALIS 28
  • Conference - Inauguration 01/01/2014 SALIS 29
  • SALIS Awards 01/01/2014 SALIS 30
  • Felicitations – Retired professionals 01/01/2014 SALIS 31
  • Felicitations to Ph.D/NET/SET Awardees 01/01/2014 SALIS 32
  • Felicitations to NET/SET Holders 01/01/2014 SALIS 33
  • Key Speakers in SALIS Programmes 01/01/2014 SALIS 34
  • Cultural and Entertainment 01/01/2014 SALIS 35
  • 01/01/2014 SALIS 36
  • 01/01/2014 SALIS TEAM SALIS 37
  • SALIS invites all the PROFESSIONAL COLLEAGUES to join hands with SALIS FAMILY to contribute significantly to the profession and professionals For further information, please contact: 01/01/2014 Dr. S.Surianarayanan, President ( Dr. S.Swaminathan, General Secretary ( Society for the Advancement of Library and Information Science +91 – 44 22522448 SALIS 38