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Call for papers

ULIA welcomes proposals for papers to be presented at the conference. The papers are expected to include both the theoretical and practical elements of Records, Library and Information Science.

Positioning Library and Information services to achieve Sustainable development: Innovations and Partnerships.

Sub Themes:

1) Inclusive library and information services for national development
2) Universal literacy through library and information services
3) Broadening LIS partnerships to achieve SDGs
4) Innovations in LIS Education
5) Innovations in the delivery of Library and information services
6) Trends in Gender and information services
7) Library and Information Services advancing open governance
8) Agricultural information services and food security
9) Bettering health through Library and information services
10) Open data, Open science and Intellectual property
11) Data science and LIS institutions
12) Cloud Computing and Information management
13) Indigenous knowledge and preservation of cultural heritage
14) Effective records management to fight corruption
15) Promoting Information Ethics for sustainable development

Requirements for submission of Abstracts for papers:

Abstracts of not more than 300 words, must address the theme and sub-themes, and should have the following details:
Title of the abstract;
ii) Name(s) of the author(s) with official titles or professional role;  
iii) Author’s affiliated institution;
iv) E-mail contact of the corresponding author, and;
v) A maximum of four keywords.

Important Dates

i) Submission of Abstracts: - extended to 31st May 2017
ii) Notification of acceptance: - June 2017
iii) Submission of full paper: - September 2017
iv) Review of submitted paper: - October 2017
v) Submission of camera ready paper: - December 2017

The abstracts must be submitted to email: