To facilitate experience sharing and professionals’ network, MANLIBNET organizes annual conferences in collaboration with leading academic institutions situated in various locations. The leading institutions that have collaborated with MANLIBNET to organize the annual conferences are IIM Ahmedabad, IMT Ghaziabad, IIM Lucknow, NIFM Faridabad, XLRI Jamshedpur, ICSSR Mumbai, IIM Kozhikode, Nirma University Ahmedabad, ICSSR New Delhi, KIIT University Bhubaneswar, SSIM Secunderabad, IIHMR Jaipur, University of Delhi (South Campus), IIM Indore, EDI Ahmedabad, TAPMI Manipal, JIM Noida, IIM Trichy and Parul University Vadodara.

Apart from annual conferences, the Librarian Development Programmes (LDPs) are one of the significant milestones of MANLIBNET activities towards the professional and educational enhancement of LIS professionals. In memory of founder President of MANLIBNET, Shri Ashok Jambhekar, a series of MANLIBNET Ashok Jambheker Memorial Lecture was started in 2007. MANLIBNET organizes seminars, webinars and panel discussions in collaboration with host institutions.

MANLIBNET promotes outstanding library practices by identifying the Best Librarian from the information professionals’ community and recognizes the academic and professional work on an annual basis. MANLIBNET Best Paper Award is for incentivize library professionals who contribute research papers to MANLIBNET annual conferences.

To promote research in LIS, MANLIBNET-Bharat Book Bureau International Travel Grant Award is given to MANLIBNET members for presenting an original and unpublished paper in an International Library Conference held outside India.

Membership of MANLIBNET is open to all the library professionals, information scientists, and their institutions. Membership details are available at MANLIBNET portal , or you may write to the General Secretary at manlibnet.secretariat@gmail.com  for assistance.

Please join MANLIBNET for networking and leadership development.