Call for papers – Open Sessions

Academic and Research Libraries Section with Health and Biosciences Libraries Section

Theme: »Library Integration into the Research Lifecycle: A STEM Perspective»

Deadline for proposals: 8 March 2019

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Acquisition and Collection Development Section joint with Digital Humanities – Digital Scholarship Special Interest Group

Theme: »Digital Scholarship and Collection Development: Crossroads and Intersections»Deadline for proposals: 28 February 2019

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Africa Section

Theme: »Libraries at the center of community transformation»Deadline for proposals: 15 February 2019

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Art Libraries & Subject Analysis and Access Sections

Theme: »Libraries, archives and museums in dialogue: Improving access to complementary collections»Deadline for proposals: 15 February 2019

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Asia and Oceania Section

Theme: »Libraries: Create Spaces – Inspire Dialogue – Empower Community»Deadline for proposals: 15 February 2019

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Audiovisual and Multimedia Section joint with Preservation and Conservation Section and Strategic Programme on Preservation and Conservation (PAC)

Theme: »It’s good to preserve, it’s even better to share: Sound and visual cultural heritage in local communities»Deadline for proposals: 15 February 2019

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Education and Training Section

Theme: »LIS Education Role in Libraries Dialogue for Change»Deadline for proposals: 28 February 2019

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Environment, Sustainability and Libraries Special Interest Group

Theme: »Let’s Change Now: Libraries Driving Sustainability»Deadline for proposals: 15 February 2019

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Government Information and Official Publications Section

Theme: »International Financial Institutions, Governments, and Austerity: Banks, Bailouts, and Information on Global Debt Crises «Deadline for proposals: 15 March 2019

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Government Libraries joint with Library and Research Services for Parliaments Sections

Theme: »Libraries: dialogue for change – From gatekeeping to advocacy»Deadline for proposals: 8 March 2019

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Health and Biosciences Libraries Section

Theme: »Health information professionals – Developing the dialogue, addressing the challenges of the future»Deadline for proposals: 15 March 2019

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Knowledge Management Section with the Information Technology Section and the Big Data Special Interest Group

Theme: »Artificial Intelligence and Data Mining to transform knowledge management and information services in libraries and information organizations»Deadline for proposals: 15 March 2019

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Latin America and Caribbean Section

Theme: »Innovating in times of change: how libraries in Latin America respond to changes in education, infrastructure, services, etc.»Deadline for proposals: 1 March 2019

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Law Libraries Section

Theme: »Access to the Law of the Countries of the World for Vulnerable Communities»Deadline for proposals: 22 February 2019

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Library and Research Services for Parliaments Section

Theme: »Informing dialogue, enabling change»Deadline for proposals: 15 March 2019

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Library Buildings and Equipment Section

Theme: »Keeping it Real while Augmenting Reality: the Impact of Technology and Equipment on Library Design»Deadline for proposals: 15 February 2019

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Preservation and Conservation Section joint with Big Data Special Interest Group

Theme: »Data challenges in libraries»Deadline for proposals: 28 February 2019

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Preservation and Conservation Section joint with Rare Books and Special Collections Section and Strategic Programme on Preservation and Conservation (PAC)

Theme: »Forward thinking to lessen the effects of disasters or all types, weather and/or man-made»Deadline for proposals: 28 February 2019

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Reference & Information Services Section

Theme: »Debating the Impact and Reach of Reference & Information Services»Deadline for proposals: 29 March 2019

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Religions: Libraries and Dialogue Special Interest Group

Theme: »Document religious conflicts without sustaining resentment»Deadline for proposals: 18 February 2019

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Science & Technology Libraries Section joint with the Reference & Information Services Section and the Audio Visual & Multimedia Section

Theme: »Moving beyond traditional collections & services: Supporting science in innovative ways»Deadline for proposals: 28 February 2019

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Serials and Other Continuing Resources Section joint with the Committee on Standards

Theme: »Standards Relating to Serials, Continuing Resources and Scholarly Communications»Deadline for proposals: 1 March 2019

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Women, Information, & Libraries Special Interest Group in partnership with Libraries without borders

Theme: »Building Best Practices to serve Women & Girls»Deadline for proposals: 15 March 2019