- Do ontologies, taxonomies and semantics make your tail wag?
- Are mobile devices your passion?
- Is social media your thing?
- Are you the Content Wrangler for your organization?
Requirements for Acceptance
Topics should be related to library or information science, information management, research, client services, technology or administration in special libraries. Proposals will be judged on their relevance to the conference theme “Practicing Agility in an Open World Economy.” Reviewers will be looking for novelty, creativity, scholarship, and applicability to an author-defined audience.
Proposed papers must also meet these requirements:
- At least one author is a member of SLA
- At least one author commits to presenting the paper at the Annual Conference
- The proposal is received by December 12, 2011 deadline
- The paper has not been published in or submitted to any other publication or conference planning group
- The author (and any co-authors) must be willing to sign a copyright assignment form that will permit SLA to use the paper in various formats
12 December 2011 – Proposals due. Submit an abstract of your paper via e-mail to Helen Losch at email@example.com. Abstracts should be between 250-300 words in length, or roughly one page in 12-point text. Please also identify your core audience (e.g. academic, web).
01 February 2012 – Notification. All applicants will be notified of the committee’s decision, and the strongest proposals will be invited to develop them into full papers.
01 June 2012 – Papers due. Authors submit their completed papers and copyright assignments to SLA.
15-18 July 2012 – Conference presentation. Authors will deliver a 15-minute presentation of their papers. Presentation
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