Dr. Deepak Kumar Shrivastava, INELI South Asia Mentor, Presents Lead Paper on the Role of Libraries in the Service of Society at South African International Conference
Subheading: Divisional Librarian of Government Divisional Public Library Kota Makes a Mark at 1st International Conference in Nigeria
Kota, Rajasthan, India – Dr. Deepak Kumar Shrivastava, a renowned mentor for INELI South Asia, captivated audiences with his insightful presentation at the 1st International Conference held in Nigeria. The conference, organized by Federal University Dutsin-ma (FUDMA) Library Complex in collaboration with the Department of Library and Information Science at Federal University Dutsinma, Katsina State, Nigeria, focused on the crucial role libraries play in serving society.
Dr. Shrivastava, the esteemed Divisional Librarian of Government Divisional Public Library Kota, was invited to present the lead paper at the conference. His expertise and extensive knowledge in the field of library and information science made him a distinguished choice for this prestigious event.
The conference, held on a one-day basis, saw renowned professionals, scholars, and experts from the library and information science domain coming together to exchange ideas, share research findings, and discuss innovative practices in the service of society. The theme of the conference, “Role of libraries in the service of society,” aimed to explore the multifaceted contributions libraries make to society’s development.
Dr. Shrivastava’s lead paper, titled “Unleashing the Power: Libraries as Catalysts for Societal Progress,” delved into the transformative potential of libraries and their evolving role in the digital era. His presentation highlighted the pivotal role libraries play in fostering knowledge dissemination, literacy promotion, research support, and community engagement. Drawing on his extensive experience, Dr. Shrivastava emphasized the need for libraries to adapt to the changing needs of users and harness emerging technologies to enhance their services.
The audience was enthralled by Dr. Shrivastava’s eloquent delivery and the thought-provoking insights he shared. His paper garnered praise for its comprehensive analysis of the challenges and opportunities libraries face in serving diverse communities in an increasingly interconnected world.
Speaking about his experience, Dr. Shrivastava expressed gratitude for the opportunity to share his research and engage with esteemed professionals from around the world. He emphasized the importance of collaboration and knowledge-sharing among library professionals to continuously improve library services and meet the evolving needs of society.
Dr. Shrivastava’s participation in the international conference not only bolstered his reputation as a leading authority in the library and information science field but also brought recognition to the Government Divisional Public Library Kota and its commitment to serving the community. His invaluable contributions to the conference are expected to inspire fellow professionals and ignite further discussions on the role of libraries in society’s growth and progress.
The 1st International Conference organized by the Federal University Dutsin-ma Library Complex, in collaboration with the Department of Library and Information Science, Federal University Dutsinma, Katsina State, Nigeria, concluded successfully, leaving a lasting impact on attendees and setting the stage for future collaborations in advancing library services worldwide.