Deadlines for ALISE Juried Papers:
For more information on the conference go to: http://www.alise.org/mc/page.do?sitePageId=70356&orgId=ali
July 31, 2008: 500-word abstracts
August 31st, 2008: notification of decision re paper acceptance for
September 30: notification of decision re in-person paper delivery
November 14st: : final paper due, 3,000-5,000 words
December 1st, 2008: online proceedings available
The ALISE Juried Papers Committee seeks submissions on the conference
theme “i-CREATE” (Information / Culture / Research / Education / Art /
Technology/ Experience). The papers should emphasize creativity and
innovation towards creating a new model for LIS education for the
Papers on the topics of cultural and social aspects of information
that bring focus to digital contexts are of particular interest.
Domains might include digital libraries, archives & preservation,
cultural & museum informatics, virtual scholarly communication &
literacy, and outreach in a Web 2.0 world. These might include:
o using and teaching social networking;
o library as conversation;
o using and teaching virtual environments;
o museums and archives in the LIS curriculum,
o physical and virtual interactions in the classroom; and
o preparing students to work in new digital frontiers.
This year papers will be accepted to the conference’s online
proceedings, with a subset of papers selected for presentation during
the conference meeting itself. All papers selected shall be considered
peer reviewed conference papers.
All papers will be made available online preceding the physical
conference. The online proceedings will enable online conversations
and discussions of the papers. Authors are expected to monitor these
online conversations concerning their papers. The subset shall be
selected for their match to the general conference program and the
ability to stimulate online discussion.
Only electronic submissions shall be accepted.
Inquiries, abstracts and papers should be sent to:
R. David Lankes, Associate Professor School of Information Studies
"Virtual Dave" Lankes, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Director Information Institute of Syracuse
School of Information Studies, Syracuse University