About Odisha Library Academy…

About Us

Odisha Library Academy was launched on 9th August 2015 by a group of young and dynamic Library and Information Science Professionals of Odisha. The Academy was launched in RMRC Auditorium by the Vice Chancellor, Utkal University and the Director, RMRC, Bhubaneswar. The primary objective of this Academy is to harness the Library Movement in the state. The Academy is a non-profit making professional organization with the following goals:

  • To promote the Library & Information Science Education & Research in the state of Odisha;

  • To undertake training and continuing education among library professionals for the improvement of the status and service conditions of library professionals in the state;

  • To suggest and frame rules, regulations and standards to the Govt. of Odisha for the library movement and its implementation;

  • To publish the Library & Information Science Journal, Periodicals and books, which will lead to the improvement of professionalism among the library staff;

  • To suggest Govt. of Odisha for proper implementation of library legislation already passed by the Legislative Assembly of Odisha and

  • To organize conferences/ seminars/ symposiums /meetings/ discussion in periodic intervals in LIS domain.