Friday, June 8, 2012

Call for Papers: International Library Conference in China

To the CEAL Community:

Please note the call for papers below, and that the paper due date has been extended to July 1st, 2012.

Susan Xue
Chair, CEAL Chinese  Materials Committee
Head, Information and Public Services Electronic Resources Librarian
C.V. Starr East Asian Library
UC Berkeley

The 3rd International Conference on Library Cooperation and Resource Sharing

Late October 2012
Capital Normal University, Beijing, China

The 3rd International Conference on Library Cooperation and Resource Sharing will be held in late October 2012 in Capital Normal University, Beijing, China to commemorate the 10th anniversary of establishing the University Network Library of Beijing. Strengthening scholarly exchange and cooperation among library colleagues worldwide, exploring library collaboration, and developing new models of resource sharing will be the focus. Beijing Academic Library & Information System (BALIS), University Network Library of Beijing, and Capital Normal University Library in cooperation with DRCnet (Development Research Center of the State Council of P. R. China) are organizing the event. Library and information science colleagues from around the world are cordially invited to submit conference papers. The conference website and exact dates will be announced at a later date.

Conference Themes: Library Cooperation and Resource Sharing 


Sub-topic Areas:
  1. Establishment and development of library consortia (current status, issues, trends of library consortia and regional library cooperation)
  2. Building and sharing literature information resources (models, restraints, and system guarantee for the construction and sharing of information resources)
  3. Studies on combined reference work (status and development of combined reference services, qualities of reference librarians, and quality assessment of reference work)
  4. Studies on library technological cooperation (application of information technology in librarianship, digital library construction, and service platform construction)
  5. Library information service (information service and subject construction, information service and information literacy education, information service and lifelong learning)
  6. Exchange and cooperation of library staff (library staff exchanges, qualifications of librarians, training of library staff, and librarians continuing education)

Important Dates:

Full paper submission: July 1st, 2012
Author notification: July 10, 2012
Final paper submission: July 15, 2012

Paper submission details:

Papers should be sent in electronic format as an email attachment. Please note the following requirements: simple text, Times New Roman, font size 12, 100-word abstract at beginning of the paper, 3 to 5 keywords, and APA style bibliography; include author’s contact information (author’s name, institution, address, email, and phone number) and a short bio of the author(s) at end of the paper. (The short bio should include: name, title, degrees, and research areas). The paper length is between 5-10 pages in single spacing. Pagination should not be inserted in the text. Submitted papers will be subject to a review process by the Organizing Committee. All accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings, which will be sent to CICP for evaluation so that the proceedings can be indexed.

Please send completed paper to:

Dr. Michael Bailou Huang, Secretariat General
The 3rd International Conference on Library Cooperation and Resource Sharing
Health Sciences Library
Stony Brook University
HSC Level 3, Room 136
Stony Brook, NY 11794-8034, USA
Tel.: (631) 444-3794 Fax: (631) 444-6649


Capital Normal University
83 Xi Shan Huan Bei Road
Beijing, China, 100089

The Organizing Committee, the 3rd International Conference on Library Cooperation and Resource Sharing

Michael Bailou Huang, DA (RI), LAc, MLS, MS, MEd
Associate Librarian, Health Sciences Library
Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794-8034, USA
Tel. 631-444-3794 Fax 631-751-5809

Chair, International Relations Committee, Chinese American Librarians Association (CALA)
CALA Liaison to Library Society of China

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