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Dear Colleagues,

FYI. Please note the deadline for proposals is Sept. 30, 2020.



Call for Proposals



Bridging the Spectrum:

The 13th Annual Symposium on Scholarship and Practice

Online, Friday, February 19, 2021

https://lis.catholic.edu/news-events/symposium/2021/index.html

The Department of Library and Information Science at Catholic University of
America 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 13th Symposium will be a virtual event. The 2021 keynote
address will be delivered by Richard Reyes-Gavilan, the Executive Director
of the DC Public Library.

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

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   Briefings are 15-minute presentations of an innovative practice,
   project, or research activity.
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   Authors can organize panels of speakers to present and discuss an
   emerging theme or topic.
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   Posters are exhibits describing a practice, project, or research
   activity.


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

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   Community engagement and outreach, including marketing and advocacy for
   library and information services
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   Information services against misinformation and propaganda
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   New developments in information organization (linked data, semantic web,
   etc.)
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   Preservation and management of born-digital and digitized resources
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   Management and analysis of data and information
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   Library networks and international collaboration
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   Technology trends and impact on information services
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   Management of information services in cultural institutions


Important Dates

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   *Proposals due: September 30, 2020*
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   Notification of acceptance: Mid-November
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   Final program abstracts due: December 4, 2020
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   Symposium: February 19, 2021


The submissions can be made through
https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=2021symposium.

Overviews of past symposia are available on the Symposium website

at https://lis.catholic.edu/news-events/symposium/index.html



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


Best,
Ingrid

Ingrid Hsieh-Yee, Ph.D.
Professor
Room 451A Columbus School of Law Building
Dept. of Library & Information Science
Catholic University of America
Washington, DC 20064
Phone: 202-319-6270
Fax: 202-319-5574
E-mail: [log in to unmask]