Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Call for Papers - ReCALIS 2016

2nd PLAI-STRLC Research Congress for the Advancement of Library and Information Services (ReCALIS 2016)

9-10 August 2016
Queen Margarette Hotel
Domoit Diversion Road, 4301 Lucena City, Philippines

Theme: Re-examining the Future of Philippine Libraries and Information Centers : What Does Research Says?

We cordially invite you to submit a paper/abstract/poster to the 2nd PLAI-STRLC Research Congress for the Advancement of Library and Information Services (ReCALIS 2016), 9-10 August 2016. 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 <http://www.emeraldinsight.com/authors/guides/write/abstracts.htm?part=1#2>. Submit your proposal to mbatiancila@gmail.com.
Important dates for the call for paper: 
  • 18 Apr - 20 May 2016 – Paper proposal/abstract or full paper submission
  • 30 May 2016 – Notification of acceptance 
  • 15 June 2016 – Closing date for the submission of the conference presentation and final paper

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