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ETD 2015 is an international symposium and gathering of current and future researchers and practitioners in the area of Electronic Theses and Dissertations. The event will be held on the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) Campus, New Delhi, India during 4th - 6th November 2015. The theme for the ETD 2015 is “Evolving Genre of ETDs for Knowledge Discovery”. It will provide delegates the unique opportunity to network, share experiences and discuss current good practices from around the world, enabling researchers and practitioners to chart a future course of action.

The last symposium was held recently in Leicester, UK (ETD 2014) and some of the previous major meetings were in Hong Kong (ETD 2013); Peru (ETD 2012); Cape Town, South Africa (ETD 2011); Austin, Texas, USA (ETD 2010); Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA (ETD 2009); Aberdeen, Scotland (ETD 2008); Sydney Australia (ETD 2005); Berlin, Germany (ETD 2003); with the first meeting in Memphis, Tennessee, USA, in June 1998.

ETD Symposium is being organized for the first time in Indian subcontinent. It will give an opportunity to the library and information professionals from this region and neighbouring countries to attend the international symposium which is of high relevance to one and all. This will also reinforce NDLTD objective to promote Electronic Theses & Dissertations (ETDs) activities in the developing countries. The professionals will get an opportunity to interact with delegates and prominent speakers from developed countries and learn about the best practices being followed and advocated by them. The event of ETD 2015 will provide an international forum where professionals and practitioners will deliberate upon the challenges and problems which they encounter while setting up ETD Archives.

See the video of Welcome Message of ETD 2015