Calls for Participation
Library Assessment Conference: Building Effective, Sustainable, Practical Assessment, 25 - 27 September 2006, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA. Call for papers. The submission deadline is 15 April 2006.
"The conference will focus on using data to improve library service, and will include sessions on customer surveys, focus groups, learning outcomes, organizational climate surveys, performance metrics, evaluating electronic services and resources, and related marketing and management issues. "
For more information, please see http://www.arl.org/arl/pr/libassessconfcall06.html
Harnessing the Power of Grey: Eighth International Conference on Grey Literature, 4 - 5 December 2006, New Orleans, Louisiana USA. Call for papers. The abstract submission deadline is 1 May 2006.
"The Eighth International Conference on Grey Literature offers a global platform situated and constructed for the R&D community. One that is focussed on the state of the art in grey literature with applications and innovative uses in and for science and technology. The past three conferences in the GL-Series have brought to the forefront grey literature in networked environments, works-in-progress, and open access to resources. GL8 must now harness all of this in an effort to demonstrate the power of grey to other information professionals as well as policy and decision makers, funding bodies and new investors."
For more information, please see http://www.textrelease.com/pages/3
International Conference on Digital Libraries (ICDL 2006), 5 - 8 December 2006, New Delhi, India. Call for papers. The submission date is 1 May 2006.
"ICDL is a major international forum focusing on digital libraries and related issues. It aims to consolidate and expand concerted efforts to bridge the digital divide. ICDL2006 proposes to focus on Information Management for Global Access through the creation, adoption, implementation and utilization of DLs. It also intends to offer a common platform to put forth innovative ideas, discuss classical knowledge management and DL concepts in an open forum, and promote closer cooperation between experts and end-users. About 40 renowned and experienced speakers from India and abroad will be sharing their experiences. For detail information about the conference please visit the website."
For more information, please see http://static.teriin.org/events/icdl/callforpapers.htm
International Conference on Multidisciplinary Information Sciences and Technologies, InSciT2006, 25 - 28 October 2006, Mérida, Spain. Call for papers. The submission date for abstracts is 1 May 2006.
"The conference will address a range of critically important themes relating to information sciences and technologies today. Main speakers will include some of the world's leading thinkers in this multidisciplinary field, as well as numerous papers, and workshop presentations by researchers and practitioners."
For more information, please see http://www.instac.es/inscit2006/
Bringing Text Alive: The Future of Scholarship, Pedagogy, and Electronic Publication, 14 - 17 September 2006, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA. Call for papers. The submission date is 15 May 2006.
"The Text Creation Partnership (TCP) project was founded at the University of Michigan in 1999 to reinvent scholarship by creating fully searchable texts of thousands of titles printed across three hundred years and two continents of English and American history."
For more information about suggested topics, please see http://www.lib.umich.edu/tcp/conference