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We are pleased to announce the Call for Papers for the Subject Analysis and Access Section’s (SAA) Open Session at the 84th IFLA General Conference and Assembly - 2018 IFLA WLIC, 24-30 August 2018, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The session’s theme is "Transforming Libraries via Automatic Indexing: The Impact on Metadata Creation, Discovery, and Staffing Decisions"


We are seeking papers that highlight innovative and effective ways of using automated processes for indexing, including the use of knowledge organization systems in automatic indexing, and the implications of automatic indexing. 

Topics may include (but are not limited to):

Full details are available at https://2018.ifla.org/cfp-calls/subject-analysis-and-access-section


Proposals are due 20 February 2018 and should include:

Proposals should be submitted via email in a MS Word attachment to:

Athena Salaba
Chair, Program Committee
Associate Professor, School of Information 
Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, USA
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Best regards,


Athena Salaba, Ph.D.
Associate Professor 
School of Information, Kent State University
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