MANLIBNET 2023 @ Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad


Management Libraries Network (MANLIBNET) was registered as a society under the Societies Registration Act 1860, in the year 2000 with the broad objectives of providing a common forum to library professionals and developing understanding and cooperation between libraries and librarians for effective collaboration and resource sharing. MANLIBNET is engaged in promoting, nurturing and enhancing the profession of librarianship in the country through networking, conferences, workshops, seminars, research, consultancy, mentorship and publications. Click for more detail


Annual Conferences:To facilitate experience sharing and a professional network, MANLIBNET organizes annual conferences in collaboration with academic institutions situated in various locations. The leading institutions that have collaborated with MANLIBNET to host the annual conferences on various themes. Click for more details

Librarian Development Program: MANLIBNET provides a forum for LIS professionals to develop mutual understanding and cooperation, particularly among management and business libraries. The Librarian Development Programmes (LDPs) are one of the significant milestones of MANLIBNET activities towards the professional and educational enhancement of LIS professionals. Click for more details

Ashok Jambheker Memorial Lecture: The series of Ashok Jambheker Lectures was started in 2007. Leading personalities of the profession on various library and general management themes delivered the lectures. Click for more details

Journal of Library Management

Journal of Library Management (JLM) is published quarterly by the Management Libraries Network (MANLIBNET) in association with Indian New Delhi, India and the views expressed in the journal are those of the authors only. All work published is blind reviewed according to standard procedures of refereed journals. The purpose of the JLM is to publish original, creative research in the field of library management. Theoretical, empirical and applied work including case studies of companies or comparative studies is given equal weight in publication consideration. The JLM publishes contributions only in the English language. Click for more details


MANLIBNET Best Librarian Award: MANLIBNET promotes outstanding library practices by identifying the Best Librarian from the information professionals’ community. Click for more details

MANLIBNET-Best Paper Award: The award is given annually during the MANLIBNET conferences to recognize the best academic work. The award is funded by Bharat Book Bureau (3B). Click for more details

MANLIBNET Innovative Librarian Award: In 2020, MANLIBNET Innovative Librarian Award was instituted for young library professionals. Click for more details

MANLIBNET-3B International Travel Grant: To incentivize library professionals to do original research, MANLIBNET-3B International Travel Grant is given to MANLIBNET members for presenting an original and unpublished research paper at an International Library Conference held outside India. Click for more details


Benefits of MANLIBNET Membership
– Networking & Leadership Development.
– The registration fee for attending the conferences is subsidized for the life members.
– Listing your membership in the directory of MANLIBNET Portal.
– Eligibility for MANLIBNET-3B Travel Grant after three years of life membership.
– Opportunity to host various events of MANLIBNET.
– Resource Sharing


Video Library is a collection of Virtual Librarian Development Program and other videos organized by MANLIBNET. Please clicks for youtube video link