"Re-Envisaging iETDs: Roles and Responsibilities"

Programme Committee seek high quality technical papers related to the theme and sub-themes but not limited to the areas as specified below. Authors are requested to submit their papers online only at . The length of the paper should not be more than 5000 words on A4 size with standard margins. Papers should contain full name, affiliations along with e-mail of author(s), abstract, keywords author biography and references properly cited in the text of article as per APA style. The submitted paper should be an un-published document in any media and of any format.

Receipt of full text papers on or before December 4, 2017 at .

Sub Theme

Rejuvenating ETD Process
  • ETD Initiatives and Implementation Policies
  • ETD Creation, Management & Preservation
  • ETDs and Academic Interactions
  • Case Studies and Best Practices

Skills and Mechanics for ETD Development
  • Metadata Standards and Formats
  • Digitisation Policies and Programs
  • ETD Maintenance and Archiving
  • Case Studies for ETD Maintenance

Impact of ETDs and Curbing Plagiarism
  • Copyright Issues and Embargo
  • Ethical Issues and Plagiarism
  • Role of ETDs in Curbing Plagiarism
  • Case studies dealing with Plagiarism

Format of Manuscript

Author(s) are requested to use following format:

  • All papers should be typed on Microsoft Word-version.
  • Paper size should be A4, Portrait of size 8.5" x 11" with Margins: 1"(top & bottom); 1.5"(left & right).
  • All text should be typed in Arial or Times New Roman Font with size 12 and single-spaced.
  • Headings and sub-headings must be in Bold font, left justified and numbered according to Level of heading as below: 1. First Level Heading 1.1 Second Level Heading 1.1.1 Third Level Heading.
  • Header & Footer of font size 8.
  • Use double space after the headings, before starting the next paragraph.
  • Page Break can be given to give a logical end to a page.
  • The main title of your paper must not exceed 50 characters. This includes letters, spaces and punctuation.
  • Title should be followed by name, affiliation and address of the Author(s).
  • An abstract of length not more than 250 words should be supplied.
  • Few keywords must be given after the abstract.
  • Size of the paper to be kept within 5000 words.
  • All papers must be accompanied by one passport size color photograph together with a brief CV.
  • Illustrations such as photographs, charts, graphs, drawings, and diagrams should be labelled, so that they correspond with their mention in the text (e.g. Table-1, Figure-2,Diagram-3.
  • Use APA Style 6th Edition for rendering the Citations.