Friday, February 15, 2013

CALL FOR PAPER for the 1st PLAI-STRLC Research Congress for the Advancement of Library and Information Services (ReCALIS 2013)

7-8 May 2013 | Southern Tagalog Region (Region IV), Philippines

Theme: Advancing Library and Information Services Through Research and Innovation

We cordially invite you to submit a paper/abstract/poster to the 1st PLAI-STRLC  Research Congress for the Advancement of Library and Information Services (ReCALIS 2013), 7-8 May 2013. These could be accounts of original research, unique viewpoints, case studies, trend analyses etc.

The conference will consider, but not be limited to the following topics/themes:
  • Bibliographic Control : Trends & Challenges
  • Changes in Learning, Research and Information Needs and Behavior of Users
  • Comparative Studies in LIS Education
  • Conceptual and Organizational Perspectives of Knowledge Communication
  • Copyright, Electronic Publishing & Creative Commons
  • Data Mining, Development and Assessment of Digital Repositories
  • Digital Archives, Digital Preservation & Digitization
  • E-research, E-science, E-Learning
  • Information Management & Knowledge Management
  • Information Literacy & Lifelong Learning
  • Information Retrieval
  • Leadership and Change in LIS Profession
  • Library Cooperation: Problems and Challenges
  • Library Performance Measurement and Competitiveness
  • Library Science, Archives Science, Museum and Gallery Studies
  • Records / Document Management
  • Semantics, Semantic Web, Software, Distance learning
  • Technology & Innovations in Libraries and their Impact on Learning, Research and Users
Paper proposals should be submitted in the form of a structured abstract (500-600 words). The format/contents of the abstract should be based on the 'Emerald' description available here <>. Submit your proposal to

The venue and registration details will be notified later.
Important dates
  • 15 February 2013 – Paper proposal/abstract submission
  • 15 March 2013 – Closing date for submission
  • 30 March 2013 – Notification of acceptance
  • 15 April 2013 – Closing date for the submission of the conference presentation and  final paper (for journal publication). 
For inquiries, please contact the conference chair: Mr. Marcial R. Batiancila at 

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