Theme:
"Evolving ETDs to Knowledge Repositories"

Programme Committee seek high quality technical papers related to the theme and sub-themes but not limited to the areas as specified below:

Sub Theme


Managing iETDs
  • Creation, Maintenance and Dissemination of ETDs
  • ETD Implementation and Policies
  • Digitization Process and Policies
  • Initiatives by Universities in Digitization and Setting up of ETD Labs
  • Technical Issues involved
  • Case Studies : ETD Initiatives

Technology for Developing iETDs
  • Content Management in ETD Repositories
  • Metadata Standards and Qualifiers
  • Digital Preservation support for ETDs
  • Data sharing and long-term data archives
  • ETD publishing and Embargoes
  • Use of Persistent IDs in the ETD (ORCID, Research Resources ID, etc)
  • To Incorporate Altmetrics in the ETD
  • Case Studies of evolving ETDs in Institutions

Legal and Ethical Issues of ETDs & Plagiarism
  • Academic Integrity and Plagiarism
  • Impact of ETDs in Scholarly Communication in India
  • Open Access and Open Initiatives
  • Intellectual Property Rights and Copyright
  • The role of ETDs in Enhancing Visibility and in Countering Plagiarism
  • Dealing with Plagiarism in Universities and Policies
  • Case Studies: Curbing Plagiarism

Send to: ietd2016@inflibnet.ac.in