An international conference on Digital Libraries (ICDL) 2010 will be jointly organised by Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) and The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) as part of IGNOU's Silver Jubilee Year celebrations. ICDL 2010 is proposed to be organized during February 23-26, 2010 in New Delhi. ICDL 2010 is the third conference in TERI's 'International Conference on Digital Libraries' series. The conference is to focus on web-based methodologies and the theme of the three-day conference is 'Digital Libraries: Shaping the Information Paradigm and the focus is on the strengths and potential of digital libraries and their role in education, cultural, social and economic development.'
In the event, IGNOU's participation is to support strengthening its arena of ICT, Web-based methodologies and digitisation for promoting seamless access to all. The speakers in the conference would include Prof. Michael Seadle, Director, Berlin School of Library and Information Science, Prof. Dr Erich J Neuhold Professor, Computer Science, University of Vienna, Austria and Edie Rasmussen, Professor and Director, School of Library, Archival and Information Studies, the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.