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[InetBib] Call for Papers "The Global Librarian" - IFLA Satellite Meeting, 9. August 2010, Boras, Schweden
- Date: Fri, 22 Jan 2010 01:24:33 +0100
- From: Sebastian Wilke <wilke.sebastian@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: [InetBib] Call for Papers "The Global Librarian" - IFLA Satellite Meeting, 9. August 2010, Boras, Schweden
Liebe Kolleginnen und Kollegen,
hiermit möchte ich Sie auf den Call for Papers für das Satellite Meeting
"The Global Librarian" im Vorfeld der IFLA 2010 hinweisen.
Convenor, IFLA New Professionals Special Interest Group
*Theme: The Global Librarian*
*New Professionals Special Interest
& Management of Library Associations Section <http://www.ifla.org/en/mlas>*
9 August 2010*
This satellite conference will be held immediately prior to the World
Library and Information Congress in Gothenburg, Sweden, August 2010. The
IFLA New Professionals Special Interest Group and the Management of Library
Associations Section invite proposals for presentations. First time
presenters and new professionals are encouraged to apply.
In order to meet publication deadlines (for inclusion on the IFLA website)
proposals must be submitted by *February 10, 2010*.
*Conference Themes and Focus*
New librarians are positioning themselves as library leaders in academia,
libraries, and professional associations. This event aims to address key
themes and leading trends to provide library services while changing
attitudes and expectations on the way. The conference organising committee
wishes to showcase examples of best practice in how to develop new leaders,
services, and inclusion of new professionals in decision-making processes
through both research based scholarly presentations and experiential and
practical stories of successes and lessons learned. The organisers are
particularly interested in receiving proposals for presentations on any of
the following, or related, key themes and issues :
- How to internationalize careers
- New librarian paradigm
- Mobile librarian
- Real-time librarian
- Advocating for library associations to include new professionals in
We welcome and encourage proposals from first-time conference presenters,
librarians, library school students, and information workers new to the
*Conference Location and Dates*
The conference will be held in Boras, Sweden. The conference venue will be
the University of Boras which is conveniently located one hour by train from
the WLIC venue, Gothenburg. More details will follow in the next few months.
The satellite conference will start at 8:30 a.m. with registration, and will
end at 4:30 p.m. with a networking session.
*Format & Structure*
The conference will be arranged to include keynote opening and closing
speakers along with a mix of panel/plenary sessions.
The conference will be conducted in English. All papers and presentations
will be required to be in English.
*Submission of Proposals for Conference Presentations*
To submit a proposal for presentation at the conference please complete the
Proposals must be submitted in electronic format by email.
Proposals should be sent, no later than *February 10, 2010* to *both* of the
program convenors: Loida Garcia-Febo and Tania Barry (see addresses at the
bottom of this page).
- Proposals for papers must be submitted by *February 10, 2010*.
- Successful proposers will be advised of the acceptance of their
proposal by *late February 2010*.
- If the presentation is accepted, then the full paper must be submitted
for review by *April 1, 2010*
*Review and Selection of Presentations*
Proposals for papers for presentation and publication on the IFLA website
will be assessed by the Conference program committee and will be subject to
a peer review process. The program committee will decide which proposers
should be invited to develop and submit full presentations and papers.
Confirmation of invitations to present at the conference will be subject to
the receipt and approval, following second-round peer review, of the full
paper. Revisions may be required before final confirmation and acceptance.
*Registration Costs, etc.*
Details of the cost of the conference is £50.00. The registration fee will
cover morning, afternoon and networking session refreshments, and lunch.
Registration fee will be waved for invited speakers and presenters. However
they are required to pay their own travel, accomodation and expenses. If
speakers and presenters wish to attend the World Library and Information
Congress: 76th IFLA General Conference and Assembly in Gothenburg, they are
required to pay the registration fee and their own travel, accommodation and
The Program Co-convenors will be happy to hear, and will respond to,
questions or comments about this conference. Please direct questions to
either or both:
Assistant Coordinator, New Americans Program & Special Services
89-11 Merrick Blvd.
Jamaica, NY 11432, USA
Yarra Plenty Regional Library
Bag 65 Bundoora VIC 3083
Tel: +61 3 9401 0715
*All proposals must be in before 10 February 2010.*
All expenses, including registration for the conference, travel,
accommodation etc., are the responsibility of the authors/presenters. No
financial support can be provided by IFLA, but a special invitation can be
issued to authors/presenters if that is required.
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