LISTSERV mailing list manager LISTSERV 15.0

Help for KNIHOVNA Archives


KNIHOVNA Archives

KNIHOVNA Archives


View:

Next Message | Previous Message
Next in Topic | Previous in Topic
Next by Same Author | Previous by Same Author
Chronologically | Most Recent First
Proportional Font | Monospaced Font

Options:

Join or Leave KNIHOVNA
Reply | Post New Message
Search Archives


Subject: Libraries In the Digital Age(LIDA) 2014, Zadar, Croatia
From:Richter Vít <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Richter Vít <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Fri, 10 Jan 2014 09:55:10 +0000
Content-Type:text/plain

Pro informaci 
 
Vit Richter, Narodni knihovna CR, Klementinum 190, 110 00 Praha 1, Tel: +420/221 663 338, Fax: +420/221 663 175, mobil: +420/603 223 627, email: [log in to unmask], www.nkp.cz, http://knihovnam.nkp.cz/, http://www.skipcr.cz/  
 
 
-----Original Message----- 
From: Sanjica Faletar Tanackovic [mailto:[log in to unmask]]  
Sent: Friday, January 10, 2014 10:43 AM 
To: [log in to unmask] 
 
 
CALL FOR PARTICIPATION 
 
LIBRARIES IN THE DIGITAL AGE (LIDA) 2014 
 
Zadar, Croatia, 16–20 June 2014 
University of Zadar, Zadar, Croatia 
(http://www.unizd.hr/hr-hr/english/aboutus.aspx) 
Full information at: http://ozk.unizd.hr/lida/ Email: [log in to unmask] 
 
Libraries in the Digital Age (LIDA) is a biennial international conference that focuses on the transformation of libraries and information services in the digital environment. In recognition of evolving online and social technological influences that present both challenges and opportunities, “ASSESSMENT” is the theme for LIDA 2014. The conference theme is divided into two parts. The first part addresses advances in qualitative assessment methods and practices and the second part covers assessment methods involving alternative metrics based on social media and a wider array of communicative activities, commonly referred to as “altmetrics.” 
LIDA 2014 brings together researchers, educators, and practitioners from all over the world in a forum for personal exchanges, discussions, and learning, made memorable by being held in an enchanting and spectacularly beautiful city on the shore of the Adriatic Sea. 
 
LIDA 2014 Theme: ASSESSING LIBRARIES AND LIBRARY USERS AND USE Part I: Qualitative methods in assessing libraries, users, & use: 
applications, results. 
Contributions (types described below) are invited covering the following and related topics: 
•        new methodological developments and practical applications in 
qualitative assessments of libraries and information systems; 
•        application of qualitative methods to the study of library users 
and use; 
•        studies using a variety of qualitative methods, such as 
observations, 
surveys, interviews, focus groups, case studies, cultural studies, oral history, grounded theory, document studies, Delphi studies and others; 
•        qualitative study of a variety of library user groups or potential 
users: by generation, by role or occupation, by level of education and technological literacy, and others 
•        assessment of library services in a variety of e-services, such as 
information literacy programs, e-learning, distance education, e-scholarship and others; 
•        practical transformations in library services as a result of 
assessment; 
•        emergence of new library visions and missions related to users 
and their 
reflection in new services as a result of assessment; 
•        discussion about general issues resulting from assessments: How 
are we 
to understand new or transformed library services in their own right? In relation to traditional library services and values? 
Part II: Altmetrics - new methods in assessing scholarly communication and 
libraries: issues, applications, results. 
Contributions (types described below) are invited covering the following and related topics: 
•        methodological developments and practical applications in altmetric 
assessments of scholarly communication, including caveats; 
•        related criteria for altmetrics, such as [articles, concepts, ideas] 
viewed, downloaded, reused, adapted, shared, bookmarked, commented upon; 
•        results from altmetric studies related to scholarly communication 
and 
evaluation; 
•        methodological  and practical applications in the use of 
altmetrics in 
libraries and information systems; 
•        effects of social media on libraries and information systems of 
all kinds; 
•        criteria and metrics for assessing library employment of social 
media; 
•        results from studies of use of social media in libraries, 
particularly 
involving any kind of assessment; 
•        changes in libraries’ use of social media; 
•        discussion about general issues: How can and should libraries use 
social 
media? How are libraries and information systems to respond to the ever growing importance of social media in society? What are opportunities and challenges? 
Types of contributions 
Invited are the following types of contributions: 
1.        Papers: scholarly studies and reports on research and practice that 
will be presented at the conference and included in the published proceedings. The proceedings will be published in print and on the LIDA web site. 
2.        Posters: short graphic presentations on research studies, advances, 
examples, or preliminary work that will be presented in a special poster session. Awards will be given for Best Poster and Best Student Poster. 
3.        Demonstrations: live examples of working projects, services, 
interfaces, commercial products, or developments-in-progress that will be presented during the conference in specialized facilities or presented in special demonstration sessions. 
4.        Workshops: two to four-hour sessions that will be tutorial and 
educational in nature. Workshops will be presented before and after the main part of the conference and will require separate fees, to be shared with workshop organizers. 
5.        PhD Forum: short presentations by Ph.D. students, particularly as 
related to their dissertation, in a session organized by the European Chapter of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (EC/ASIST); responses will be provided by a panel of educators at this forum. 
Submissions: Instructions for all submissions and author guidelines are provided at LIDA 2014 site http://ozk.unizd.hr/lida/. All submissions will be refereed. 
Important dates: 
Papers and posters: an extended abstract by 15 January 2014. 
Acceptance decision: announced by 10 February 2014. 
Full papers and poster summaries for Proceedings: by 15 April 2014. 
Workshops: a short proposal by 31 January 2014. 
Demonstrations: a proposal by 1 March 2014. 
PhD Forum: dissertation proposal or research description by 1 March 2014. 
Conference contact information 
Conference co-directors: 
TATJANA APARAC-JELUSIC, Ph.D., Department of Information Science, University of Zadar; Zadar, Croatia; [log in to unmask]  (also for general 
correspondence) 
TEFKO SARACEVIC, Ph.D., School of Communication and Information, Rutgers University; New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA [log in to unmask] Program chairs: 
For part I: DAVID BAWDEN, Ph.D., Centre for Information Science, City University London, London, UK. [log in to unmask] For part II: BLAISE CRONIN, Ph.D., D.S.Sc., School of Informatics & Computing, Indiana University, Indiana, USA. [log in to unmask] Venue Zadar is one of the enchanting cities on the Adriatic coast, rich in history. It still preserves a very old network of narrow and charming city streets, as well as a Roman forum dating back to the first century AD. In addition, the Zadar region is one of unparalleled natural beauty that includes two national parks. On the Adriatic Sea is the Kornati National Park, an unusual and colorful group of some 100 small islands. The National Park Paklenica is also close by, for those who enjoy exploring a more mountainous terrain. Croatia is a great tourist destination of unspoiled beauty. 
 
 
--  
 
Sanjica Faletar Tanackovic, PhD 
Associate Professor 
Department of Information Sciences 
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences L. Jaegera 9, 31000 Osijek, Croatia 
E-mail: [log in to unmask] 
 
 
 
 
 

Back to: Top of Message | Previous Page | Main KNIHOVNA Page



LISTSERV.CESNET.CZ

CataList Email List Search Powered by the LISTSERV Email List Manager