ISLAMABAD (APP) Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) will arrange first ever conference on Changing Paradigm of Library Information Services (LIS) Profession in Pakistan from October 19. The two-day conference will be organized by Department of Library and Information Sciences, AIOU. The objective of the conference is to provide a platform and bring together educators, professionals and scholars from all over the country to discover the changing paradigm in international librarianship and their implications and opportunities for information professionals. The conference will focus on the practical solutions to the problems faced by libraries and information centers across the country. The areas to be highlighted in the conference include Library Automation, LIS Curriculum, Information Literacy, Professional Development, LIS Research, LIS Education, Information Needs and Seeking Behavior and marketing of library and information services, Distance Education in LIS, Knowledge Management in Libraries, Information and Communication Technologies in Libraries and Social networking in LIS Profession in Pakistan. '