[IRTalk] Fwd: [RSCAO-L] International Advocacy Programme (IAP) Update - February 2017

Hilton Gibson hilton.gibson at gmail.com
Mon Feb 20 08:32:37 SAST 2017


*Hilton Gibson*
Stellenbosch University Library

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Subject: Re: [RSCAO-L] International Advocacy Programme (IAP) Update -
February 2017
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*National Conference on Library Information Science-2017*
29th June 2017
Colombo, Sri Lanka
*Social Impact of Librarianship: scholarship towards sustainable
development goals*

National Conference on Library and Information Science (NACLIS 2017) is a
platform for sharing research findings and knowledge of library and
information professionals from different sectors in Sri Lanka.  This
conference will be hosted by Sri Lanka Library Association (SLLA) to enable
the young researchers and librarians who march towards sustainable
development goals through library and information services.
One of the important objectives of the conference is to materialize the
concept and proposals in the real world context with possible level of
novel technology embedded in the library sector. We cordially invite
contributions from library professionals and researchers from Sri Lanka.
*Conference Tracks*
Contributors are encouraged to submit their works on the following tracks,
but not limited to:
Ø  Information Literacy
Ø  Social Interaction and Impact of Information
Ø  Mobile Apps and Libraries
Ø  Embedded Librarianship
Ø  Open Access Publishing
Ø  Big data, metadata and linked data (data science)
Ø  Use of Open-Source Tools in Information Services
Ø  Scholarship of Librarianship
Ø  Knowledge Management in Libraries
Ø  Outreach Services to Marginalized Communities
Ø  Documentation of Indigenous Knowledge & Cultural Heritage
Ø  Professional Ethics & Accountability of Librarianship
*Submission of Paper*
Authors are advised to send their contribution as extended abstract or full
papers. The manuscripts can be accepted in Sinhala, Tamil and English.
Those who wish to submit their articles in Sinhala or Tamil, should attach
a separate abstract in English. All the articles should be sent to Editor
of NACLIS through email (*editornaclis at gmail.com <editornaclis at gmail.com>)*.
Contributors should adhere to the guidelines appearing on the website (
www.slla.org.lk) to prepare their manuscripts.
*Important Dates*
·            Deadline for Submission of full paper/extended abstracts: *15th
March, 2017*
·            Notification of Acceptance: 31st March, 2017
·            Deadline to submit camera ready paper: 19th April, 2017
·            Early bird registration starts on: 31st March, 2017
·            Late registration starts on: 06th May, 2017
·            Last date of registration: 19th June, 2017
·            Conference day: 29th June 2017
*Guideline for Authors*
All submitted manuscripts must be original work that is not under
submission at another conference/journal/book or under consideration for
publication in any other form.

Authors have to follow the instructions and format outlined below while
submitting their research paper:

·         *Title:* Title of the paper shall explicitly indicate the focus
of the research work.  Following the title, please include the name,
affiliation, and email.
·         *Abstract:* Abstract should be informative and not more than 200
words for full papers.
·         *Keywords:* There should be maximum 6 keywords, of which at least
three significant subject indicative keywords shall be provided.
·         *Length of Manuscript:* Maximum length of the manuscript should
be between 4000-6000 words (not more than ten pages of A4 size paper).
Extended abstracts can be drafted with a word count not more than 2000
·         *Style:* The paper shall be in MS-Word format with font type –
Times New Roman, font size –12 pts, and line space – 1.5. For Sinhala use
FM Abhaya and for Tamil language use Bamini or Baamini.
·         *Medium of Manuscripts:* The manuscripts can be accepted in
Sinhala, Tamil and English. Those who wish to submit their articles in
Sinhala or Tamil, should attach a separate abstract in English.
·         *Referencing Style:* Authors are advised to strictly adhere to
APA (American Psychological Association) 6th edition style for both in-text
citation and reference list.

*Acceptance of Paper*
Papers submitted will be subject to open-peer review by the Editorial
Committee, and sent to a double-blind peer review by a panel of
experts.  Papers
will also be subject to anti-plagiarism check, thus any paper that infringe
the intellectual property rights will be rejected. Only the accepted papers
will be published.

*Copyright Policy*
The authors are required to submit the declaration stating that the work is
original and not submitted/published elsewhere through copy right form,
which can be downloaded from the conference site (www.slla.org.lk).

*Registration *
Presenters are kindly advised to register their participation so as to
ensure the publication of their papers. *No paper/abstracts will be
published unless the full registration fee is paid by deadline. *Registration
forms will be available at www.slla.org/. Please send your duly filled
copyright form and registration form to the NACLIS Convener, Sri Lanka
Library Association (scanned copies could be forwarded to
naclis2017convener at gmail.com). Find below for the mode of payment.
We look forward to receiving sponsorship from organizations and businesses
that can display/demonstrate/present their products and services during the
conference. Interested parties may contact the Treasurer at
lilaamerasekera at gmail.com
*Mode of payment*
Registrants are requested to credit the registration fee in favour of Sri
Lanka Library Association in the following bank:
Account Holders Name as in the account:
Account Number:
Bank Name and Branch:
Bank of Ceylon,  Independence Sq. Branch
Nature of Account:

*Contacts *
Conference Convener
Sri Lanka Library Association
Email: naclis2017convener at gmail.com
T. Ramanan,
Senior Assistant Librarian,
Main Library,
Eastern University, Sri Lanka,
Vantharumoolai, Chenkalady,
Tel:+94652240213 <+94%2065%202%20240213>
Fax:+94652240733 <+94%2065%202%20240733>
Mob:+94776030725 <+94%2077%20603%200725>

On Tuesday, 7 February 2017, 15:59, Violeta Bertolini <
violeta.bertolini at ifla.org> wrote:

*International Advocacy Programme (IAP) Update - February 2017*

<http://www.ifla.org/node/11195>The International Advocacy Programme (IAP)
launched by IFLA in the last quarter of 2016 is already showing
extraordinary results. Participants from more than 50 countries are
carrying out awareness-raising and advocacy activities to show the
important role libraries play in development, and to ensure libraries are
included in National Development Plans.

The IAP Update – February 2017 features activities reported by IAP
participants since November 2016 until the end of January 2017. The
document is structured in four regions (Asia Oceania, Latin America and the
Caribbean, Africa, and Europe) where the IAP Regional Workshops have taken
place. A list of countries covered by this update can be found in the
document's table of contents.

*Download the IAP Update here: www.ifla.org/node/11195
<http://www.ifla.org/node/11195>  *

*Are you also taking action in your country or region? Let IFLA know! Send
an email with details about your future and/or past activities related to
libraries and the UN 2030 Agenda to: violeta.bertolini at ifla.org
<violeta.bertolini at ifla.org?subject=International%20Advocacy%20Programme%20-%20Activities%20around%20the%20world>*

Learn more about Libraries, Development and the United Nations 2030 Agenda:


Kind regards,

Maria Violeta Bertolini
Advocacy Communications Officer
International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA)
P.O. Box 95312
2509 CH The Hague
Phone: 0031703140884 <+31%2070%20314%200884>
Email: violeta.bertolini at ifla.org
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