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> Topics of the day:
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>   1. Updated CFP - The Ethics of Information Organization
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> Date:    Wed, 3 Dec 2008 14:53:44 -0600
> From:    Hur-Li Lee <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: Updated CFP - The Ethics of Information Organization
>
> Please excuse cross-postings.
>
> The Ethics of Information Organization =E2=80=93 Conference Call for
> Papers=
> , Updated
> Web Site: http://www.cipr.uwm.edu/ioethics.html
>
> May 22-23, 2009
> University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
>
> Information organization (IO), like other major functions of the
> informatio=
> n profession, faces many ethical challenges. In the IO literature, ethical
> =
> concerns have been raised with regard to, for example, the role of
> national=
>  and international IO standards, providing subject access to information,
> d=
> eprofessionalization and outsourcing of IO, education of IO professionals,
> =
> and the effects of globalization. These issues, and others like them, have
> =
> serious implications for quality and equity in information access. The
> Cent=
> er for Information Policy Research and the Information Organization
> Researc=
> h Group at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee join in presenting this
> co=
> nference to address the ethics of information organization.
>
> The themes of the conference may include, but are not limited to, ethical
> a=
> spects of and approaches to:
>
>     * The role of standards in IO
>     * Subject access to information
>     * Description and Metadata
>     * Folksonomies and social tagging as IO
>     * Day-to-day practice in IO
>     * Professionalism and IO
>     * Education for IO
>     * Culture and IO
>     * Economic, social and political factors in IO
>     * International, multicultural and multilingual aspects of IO
>
> The keynote speakers will be:
> Clare Beghtol
>     Professor, University of Toronto, Canada
> Jos=C3=A9 Augusto Chaves Guimar=C3=A3es
>     Professor, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Brazil
> Janet Swan Hill
>     Professor, Associate Director for Technical Services, University of
> Col=
> orado at Boulder Libraries, USA
>
> We invite interested participants to submit proposals for papers to
> include=
> : name(s) of presenter(s), title(s), affiliation(s), contact information
> an=
> d abstracts of 300-500 words. Presentations will be 30 minutes. Time will
> b=
> e set aside for questions as well as broader discussion. All abstracts
> will=
>  be published on the Web site of the UW-Milwaukee Center for Information
> Po=
> licy Research. Full papers will be further reviewed and selected for
> public=
> ation in a special issue of Cataloging and Classification Quarterly.
>
> Abstracts due: January 1, 2009
> Notification of acceptance by: February 1, 2009
> Full papers due: April 3, 2009
>
> Submit proposals electronically to: Hur-Li Lee, Chair of the Program
> Commit=
> tee ([log in to unmask])
>
> The Program Committee:
> Grant Campbell
>     Associate Professor, University of Western Ontario, Canada
> Allyson Carlyle
>     Associate Professor, University of Washington
> Clara M. Chu
>     Associate Professor, University of California, Los Angeles
> Edwin Michael Cortez
>     Professor/Director, University of Tennessee
> C. Olivia Frost
>     Professor, University of Michigan
> Birger Hj=C3=B8rland
>     Professor, The Royal School of Library and Information Science in
> Denma=
> rk
> Hur-Li Lee, Chair
>     Associate Professor, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
> Steven J. Miller
>     Senior Lecturer, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
> Hope A. Olson
>     Professor, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
> Sandra Roe
>     Editor, Cataloging & Classification Quarterly
>     Bibliographic Services Librarian, Milner Library, Illinois State
> Univer=
> sity
> Richard P. Smiraglia
>     Professor, Long Island University
> Michael Zimmer
>     Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
>
> Sponsors:
> Center for Information Policy Research, UW-Milwaukee
> Information Organization Research Group at UW-Milwaukee
> University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries
> Milwaukee Public Libraries
>
>
> --------------------------------
> Hur-Li Lee, Ph.D.
> Associate Professor
> School of Information Studies
> University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
> Voice: (414) 229-6838
> Email: [log in to unmask]
>
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> End of EDUCAT Digest - 18 Nov 2008 to 3 Dec 2008 (#2008-47)
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