Wednesday, March 31, 2010

CFP: Health Libraries Inc 2010 Conference (Austrailia)

CFP: Health Libraries Inc 2010 Conference (Austrailia)

Discovery! Future trends, tools and options

The 7th Health Libraries Inc Conference will be held on Friday, 22 October 2010 at the RACV City Club, 501 Bourke Street, Melbourne and will bring together librarians, library technicians and information professionals from all sectors.

Now is an exciting time for librarians and information professionals.We are confronted with new technology and products at an astonishing rate.Discovery tools, collaborative networks, knowledge management, social networking – buzz words or the new platforms for information management and delivery?

At this conference we will explore emerging technologies, future trends and their application within our workplace.

You are invited to submit abstracts addressing the topic of applying new technologies and practical case studies and how these have worked in your organisations. Suggested topics could include but not be restricted to e-learning, WebPACs, open source solutions, digital content, seamless searching tools- but do not let this constrain your imagination. If you have knowledge of, or have introduced an innovative or exciting product or service, share your experiences by sending in an abstract by 18 June 2010.

Guidelines for submitting abstracts of papers:
o Include the title of the paper
o Name of author(s)
o Up to 300 words in length, clearly stating objectives and issues
o Keywords describing the content
o Name of organisation with contact address, phone and fax numbers
o Email address of contact person
o Presentations are to be no longer than 20 minutes

Please note that there will be one complimentary conference registration per paper that is accepted for presentation.

With the authors’ permission selected papers will be published in Health Inform, the official journal of Health Libraries Inc. Written papers suitable for publication will need to be submitted prior to the conference.

We look forward to seeing you in October 2010

Please submit your abstract by 18 June 2010 to Shanti

Further inquiries toDianne Jones2010 Conference ConvenorHealth Libraries