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South Asian Libraries Conference (SALC2015) to be held in LUMS on 12-13 October

Written by Hamza
(Last Updated On: 09/10/2015)

The South Asian Libraries Conference will be held at the Lahore University Management Sciences, Lahore from 12th October to 13th October. The event will be organized by the Pakistan Library Association (PLA) and many leaders of Library Association from the invited countries will be bestowing the event with their presence.

South Asian Libareries Conference (SALC 2015)
Date: October 12-13, 2015
Time: 9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.
Venue: SDSB B-3, B-2, LUMS

City of Lahore was chosen as the venue for the event as this sight has deep connection with the history and is known for its remarkable hospitality. The event will be organized at Lahore University of Management Sciences, which is recognized as one of the best educational institute in Pakistan.

LUMS is also among the list of World top universities 2015-2016, unveiled by Quacequarelli Symonds (QS).

The main point around which conference will be revolving is “journey through print to digital information and beyond”. Librarians, leaders in education, public representatives, government officials, educators, decision-makers, authors, publishers, digital content producers & providers, people from civil society, media and library users are expected to take part in the conference. The main aim of organizing the event is to formulate new ideas and strategies to compete with the rapid change in way of acquiring knowledge as the world has open up new paths and is moving towards ‘digitizing’.


In upcoming years the procedure of acquiring information might be replaced by some latest trends or get more enhance, to cope with this the young innovators and proficient leaders are invited to share their ideas.

The Chief Guest of the Opening Ceremony
Chief Minister of Punjab Mian Shahbaz Sharif will be inaugurating the conference on 12 October 2015 at LUMS.

About the author


Rana Hamza is local journalist from Multan and work for local news agency. He is also Feature Writer for and very active in sports and showbiz news insights. He holds Masters in English Writing. Mashable Pakistans's Web Culture Reporter. Reach out to him on Twitter via email at hamza [at] Hamza graduated from Emerson University of Multan in 2015.

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