Dr. Akhtar Parvez, university librarian at Moulna Azad National Urdu University, Hyderabad, the resource person of the first session gave a thorough introduction to the intellectual property rights with references from the field of academia and concrete instances of infringements of such rights and their legal consequences. In the second session, Dr. Maltesh Motebennur, former university librarian of Rajiv Gandhi University, Arunachal Pradesh talked on the importance of electronic resources, preservation of electronic resources in the libraries, digitization of religious manuscripts and rare books.
At the very outset of the national-level webinar, Dr. Devabrata Sharma, the principal of the Jorhat College inaugurated the event, where Dr. Soumitra Puzari, co-ordinator of IQAC gave the welcome speech. The sessions were moderated by Dr. Diganta Kr. Phukan, co-ordinator of the national webinar and Suraj Gogoi, co-ordinatior of LISPA, Assam. Subhrajyoti Chanda offered the vote of thanks.