by June 1, 2009 0 comments



The concept for this portal came from the fact that online database of
Library and Information Science (LIS) professionals in India isn’t available.
There was no web based interface for speedy communication among the LIS
professionals across the country. Other missing things in this arena were an
integrated searching and browsing platform for all Open Access (OA) English
language journals in all fields of human knowledge, and lack of a web based
online Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science to support the budding
professionals.

This project was conceptualized and in the first phase eleven works of ‘LIS
Links’ was launched by 26th January 2009. The portal is essentially a social
networking and collaborating initiative platform for LIS professionals across
the globe. The team had used multiple free online websites to host and create a
LIS community of eleven different services including LIS Links, Link Library,
etc. You can find all the links from
http://lislinks.ning.com/
.

This initiative has made this portal one of India’s best in LIS and among a
very few in the world.

Project Specs
  • Project Head: Sri Badan Barman
  • Deployment Location: Dispur
  • Team Size: Contribution of 850 members from the community.
  • Tech Used: Free Websites
  • Expected life: NA
Implementation Partner
NA

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