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. 

  • 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 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