Important Dates and Venue

Conference Date: 20-21 December 2024

Structure of the Conference

The International Conference on, Marching Beyond the Libraries: Leadership, Creativity, and Innovation,
encapsulates the dynamic evolution of libraries as crucial hubs of knowledge in the contemporary global landscape. This thought-provoking theme reflects the imperative for libraries to transcend traditional roles, embrace transformative leadership, foster creativity, and drive innovation in order to remain relevant and impactful in an ever-changing world.

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Who can participate?

  • LIS educators, practicing professionals and researchers
  • IT professionals
  • Knowledge managers, corporate librarians, and publishers
  • Academicians/Users in technical and management institutions

Important Dates and Venue

  • Conference Date: 20 – 21 December 2024
  • Last Date of Submission of Paper Conference: 20 October 2024
  • Venue : KIIT Deemed to be University, Bhubaneswar

How to submit papers?

  • The length of the paper should not be more than 5000 words.
  • Papers should contain full name, affiliations along with an email of author(s), abstract, keywords, author biography, and references properly cited in the text of the article as per APA style.
  • The paper submitted should be an unpublished document in any media and of any format. Full papers can be mailed to
  • Paper presenters will receive certificates during the conference. The accepted papers should be submitted along with the registration fee to consider the paper for including in the Pre-conference Proceedings.

ICMBL Best Paper Award

A Certificate + Cash prize of Rs 10,000 will be awarded to the best paper written and presented at the conference. The winner will receive the award during the valedictory program.

ICMBL Young Librarian Award

A certificate + cash prize of Rs. 10,000 + memento will be given to the awardee. The applicant must not be above 40 years of age. The name of the winner of the ICMBL Young Librarian Award will be declared on 21 st December 2024 during the valedictory ceremony of the conference. The awardee has to receive the prize in person. There is no option of sending the prize through post and no other person can receive the prize on behalf of the awardee.

Registration for ICMBL 2024

ICMBL Young Librarian Award