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Ingrid Hsieh-Yee, Ph.D.
Room 451A Columbus School of Law Building
Dept. of Library & Information Science
Catholic University of America
Washington, DC 20064
Phone: 202-319-6270
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From: Sue Yeon Syn <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Mon, Aug 3, 2020 at 12:15 PM
Subject: CFP: 13th Bridging the Spectrum Symposium 2021

Call for Proposals


Bridging the Spectrum: 

The 13th Annual Symposium on Scholarship and Practice

 Friday, February 19, 2021 

The Symposium Planning Committee invites researchers, practitioners and students to submit proposals for the 2021 Bridging the Spectrum Symposium, a forum for sharing research findings, best practices, and works in progress in library and information science. 


The Symposium will include three types of presentations: briefings, panels, and posters. 

  • Briefings are 15-minute presentations of an innovative practice, project, or research activity. 

  • Authors can organize panels of speakers to present and discuss an emerging theme or topic. 

  • Posters are exhibits describing a practice, project, or research activity. 

Proposal topics may include, but are not limited to, the following: 

  • Community engagement and outreach, including marketing and advocacy for library and information services

  • Information services against misinformation and propaganda

  • New developments in information organization (linked data, semantic web, etc.)

  • Preservation and management of born-digital and digitized resources 

  • Management and analysis of data and information

  • Library networks and international collaboration

  • Technology trends and impact on information services

  • Management of information services in cultural institutions

Important Dates

  • Proposals due: September 30, 2020

  • Notification of acceptance: Mid-November

  • Final program abstracts due: December 4, 2020

  • Symposium: February 19, 2021 

The submissions can be made through

Overviews of past symposia are available on the Symposium website 



Please feel free to contact the Symposium Committee at [log in to unmask] if you have questions.


Symposium Committee: Drs. Sue Yeon Syn, Youngok Choi and Sung Un Kim