SCECSAL XXII

Standing Conference of Eastern, Central and Southern Africa Library and Information Associations

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 Call for papers

 

 

Abstracts with approximately 300 words addressing the theme and the sub-themes and written in English should have the following details. 1) Title of the Abstract, 2) Name(s) of the Authors with official titles or professional role, 3) Author’s affiliated institution and 4) Keywords (minimum of three).

Conference Theme:

Digital Transformation and the changing role of libraries and Information Centres in the sustainable development of Africa

Sub Themes:

à Emerging technologies and their Role (Big data, Cloud computing, Mobile applications, Semantic web, Text mining, Next generation web services etc.)

à Issues of Digital Rights Management and Intellectual Property Rights

à E – infrastructure development for sustainable development

à E – governance, E- Agriculture, E-Health – their roles and impact

à Indigenous Knowledge and digital transformations

à Knowledge Management and Resource Discovery Tools

à Digital preservation of Cultural Heritage and cultural archives

à Quality assurance and best practices in digital scholarship

à Role of Social Media, social networks and Networked information

à Library Advocacy

Guidelines for Abstract Proposals:

Abstracts with approximately 300 words, must address the sub-themes and written in English should have the following details. 1) Title of the Abstract, 2) Name(s) of the Authors with official titles or professional role, 3) Author’s affiliated institution and 4) Keywords (minimum of three).

 

Guidelines for paper preparation:

The guidelines for submitting papers once your abstracts are ready is provided as a downloadable document. Click here to access the guidelines for submitting papers:

Please email your abstracts to scecsal2016@gmail.com or anbuj@uniswa.sz or fmkhonta@uniswa.sz

Important Dates:

Submission of Abstracts : 30th September 2015

Notification of Acceptance: 30th November 2015

Submission of Full paper: 29 February 2016

Submission of presentation slides: 31st March 2016

 

 


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