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Last Date for Abstracts & Proposals submission 30 April 2015
               

South Asian Libraries Conference (SALC2015) 

Call for Papers and Poster 

                                     

We are witnessing fast changes in digital content and visualizing disruptive technologies in information and knowledge creation, management and use. If you have fresh perspective and research in devising and developing tools, techniques, systems and services to capture, publish, organize, and facilitate access to the use of indigenous digital knowledge, then South Asian Libraries Conference (SALC2015) is a platform for you to think, deliberate and share your findings. SALC2015 provides unique opportunity to propel you to the international stage and gain individual attention. I invite you to present your innovative papers and posters and provide new paradigms to cope with the digital world challenges.

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The major theme for both papers and posters is “journey through print to digital information and beyond.” The sub themes are:

1. Evolution in formats of knowledge

2. Purchase and subscription means/models for digital contents

3. Dynamics of consortia buying and access

4. Issues in licensing and copyright for electronic resources

5. Developments in discovery tools, indexing services and meta-search engines

6. Models to determine authenticity of e-resources

7. Determining originality of materials (plagiarism) in English and regional languages

8. Infrastructure for smart library buildings

9. Library security and shelf management system and technologies

10. Challenges for digital contents security

11. Role of information, learning and research commons

12. Institutional repositories

13. Preservation of digital media

14. Library security systems and technologies

15. Future trends in digital, electronic and virtual libraries

16. Metadata and digital information standards

17. Social media and marketing of digital contents

18. Information retrieval systems

19. Impact of eReaders, tablets and mobile applications on reading

20. Innovations in hardware/software for digitization and information retrieval

21. Digital publishing industry trends

22. Comparison of learning through print and e-resources

23. Users’ digital information seeking behaviors

24. Librarians’ skills pertaining to management of manage digital content

25. Current library education and librarians’ digital information management competencies

26. Emerging library technologies

27. It is a digital world! What next?

28. Will there be information ATMs, Information Banks?

Important Dates

30  April 2015             Submission deadline for abstracts and poster proposals

27 May 2015           Notification of abstract and poster proposal acceptance

13 July 2015          Full length paper poster presentation submission

31 August 2015      Acceptance of paper and poster presentation notification

15 Sept. 2015        Submission of final paper and poster presentation

01 October 2015    Camera ready presentation submission

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Submit your abstract, poster proposals and papers at conference@pla.org.pk



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