Workshop on Jio Digital Library

October 24 – 25, 2019

Hotel Hyatt Regency, Ahmedabad, India

11:00 – 17:30 IST


Jio Institute intends to develop a digital library since its inception. Therefore, as part of ideation - Jio Institute organised a two-day workshop to co-create the concept plan for Digital Library Initiatives with an aim to achieve the following objectives:


  • Understand the leading practices to build a 21st century research library and digital first approach for multi-discipline Institute.

  • Understand the leading practices to build curated projects in the research library. 

  • Understand and deep dive in current Indian Library trends and User requirements.

  • Co-create the concept plan for digital library and implementation roadmap.

  • Potential synergies with other institutions and initiatives in the country.


The library plays important role of knowledge creation, knowledge dissemination and knowledge certification in context of academic institutions. In the digital age, it reduces the barrier of access and can promote the reach of quality content to the remotest youth of the country. Therefore, library is envisaged as the intellectual template at Jio Institute.


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Dr. Michael Keller

University Librarian & Vice Provost, Teaching & Learning, Stanford University, USA

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Tom Cramer

Associate University Librarian & Director of Digital Library Systems and Services (DLSS), Stanford University, USA


Julian M. Morley

Manager, DLSS Operations, Stanford University, USA

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