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From: Jérôme FRONTY <jerome.fronty at wanadoo.fr>
Date: 17 December 2014 at 11:04
Subject: [IFLA-L] "Libraries as Publishers" ACD Call for Papers on IFLA's
To: ifla-l <ifla-l at infoserv.inist.fr>

At the following link: http://conference.ifla.org/ifla81/node/1005
Call for Papers Acquisition and Collection Development Section

*Theme: *
Libraries as Publishers

 IFLA's Acquisitions and Collection Development Section
<http://www.ifla.org/acquisition-collection-development> invites you to
submit a proposal for its open programme at the 81st IFLA World Library and
Information Congress to be held in Cape Town South Africa, 15-21 August
Session theme

In its 2015 Open Programme, IFLA's Section on Acquisitions and Collection
Development Section will begin to explore the topic of *"Libraries as
Publishers"* and envisions an expanded version of this topic (including
case studies) for its 2016 Satellite Meeting.  We are seeking 5-6
thoughtful, high quality papers of 10-15 minutes each, addressing the
following types of strategic and overview aspects.  The goal is to present
this emerging strategic topic in a global setting.

*We invite librarians and publishers to submit in the following areas:*

   - What is library publishing?  What types of libraries are publishing?
   - Why - what issues are libraries addressing and how are these being
   - Relationship of library publishing to collection development activities
   - Content – what is being published?
   - Business models in use – what types and with what success? How can
   libraries sustain such efforts financially?
   - Artifact models - what new formats/entities/things can be published?

Submission Guidelines

Full abstracts (in any of IFLA's official languages) of up to 500 words
should be submitted for review by members of the Section.  The abstracts
(and finished presentation) will be original, previously unpublished work.

*Please submit* abstracts as an attachment in MS Word to:
*Ann Okerson*
Email: aokerson at gmail.com

The deadline for submitting a detailed abstract, including title and full
author details (name, professional affiliation, postal address, email
address) is *28 February 2015*.

Selection of papers by is based on the abstract, and presenters will be
notified whether they have been successful by *1 April 2015*.

Completed papers must be submitted no later than *1 June 2015*.

It is understood that authors of successful papers will deliver them in
person at the IFLA Congress in Cape Town, at the author's own expense.

In accordance with IFLA's Open Access Statement all papers presented at the
WLIC 2015 will be available under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 license
<http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/>.  Authors of submitted papers
will need to sign IFLA’s Author form. The papers and presentations will be
made available through the IFLA Library
Important Dates  *28 February 2015* Submission of abstract  *1 April
2015* Notification
to authors  *1 June 2015* Submission of full text

We eagerly look forward to your contributions!

*All proposals must be in before 28 February 2015.*
 Please note

All expenses, including registration for the conference, travel,
accommodation etc., are the responsibility of the authors/presenters. No
financial support can be provided by IFLA, but a special invitation can be
issued to authors.
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