From: Jung-Ran Park [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
Sent: Thursday, October 22, 2009 11:49 AM
Subject: Call for Presenters--2010 ALA Midwinter in Boston, MA, January 15-19, 2010
ALCTS CCS Cataloging and Classification Research and Publication (CCRP) Interest Group
Call for Presenters
2010 ALA Annual Midwinter in Boston, MA, January 15-19, 2010
ALCTS CCS Cataloging and Classification Research and Publication (CCRP) Interest Group of the American Library Association (ALA) seeks proposals for its Research Forum at the 2010 ALA Midwinter Meeting in Boston, MA, January 15-19, 2010. The CCRP Interest Group welcomes submissions that address any aspects of the current issues, mechanisms for solving these issues and the significance of research findings in the broad area of information organization (e.g., cataloging and classification, metadata) especially in relation to digital environment. Proposals dealing with user-generated metadata such as social tagging are also welcome.
Both completed research and research in progress will be considered. All researchers, practitioners, students and other interested individuals engaged with cataloging and classification research are encouraged to submit proposals. Proposals are due on November 30, 2009. Each proposal must give the title, an abstract (up to 500 words) and the submitter's one-page vita. Also, please indicate whether the research is in-progress or completed. Proposals should include the following elements: a problem statement, a statement of significance, objectives, methods and conclusions (or tentative conclusions for works in progress).
From the submissions, the Committee of Cataloging and Classification Research and Publication Interest Group will select several proposals for presentation at the conference.
*DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS*: November 30, 2009
Please submit proposals and direct inquiries to:
Dr. Jung-ran Park
Chair, ALCTS CCS Cataloging and Classification Research and Publication Interest Group
Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Library Metadata, http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/title~db=all~content=t792306902~tab=submit~mode=paper_submission_instructions
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