CfP 2nd ASIS&T European Workshop 2013

Information Science and Technology Conference
June 5-6, Turku/Åbo, Finland
Description: The second ASIS&T European Workshop is organized by the Department of Information Studies, School of Business and Economics, Åbo Akademi University and the Department Cultural Sciences, Lund University in association with the European Chapter of ASIS&T. The workshop is an ideal cross-disciplinary forum to present and encounter work by researchers and professionals in the fields of information and library science, technology and related disciplines including archival science, museum studies, and information and knowledge management. The workshop will offer a unique networking opportunity where ideas and research can be discussed with fellow future luminaries of the field.
All researchers and practitioners including senior and junior faculty members, researchers, Masters and PhD students and for instance, librarians, and information specialists, are invited to submit research and position papers, posters and to propose other types of sessions for the workshop.
Deadline: February 1
Theme: “Digital information and institutions: changing practices of management and use”
Specific topics include e.g.:

  • Changing roles, contexts and offerings of information institutions and services including libraries, archives, museums and other commercial and public institutions
  • Critical and practical perspectives to information institutions and information in institutional contexts
  • Critical and practical perspectives to the management and organization of information and knowledge
  • Information systems and technologies
  • Scholarly communication
  • Information practices, behavior, retrieval and use
  • Digital libraries and archives
  • Information literacy
  • Document studies
  • Evaluation, measurement and informetric research of digital information and institutions
  • User perspectives to digital information and institutions
  • Information perspectives to social media
  • Theoretical and conceptual perspectives of information science

Submissions: research papers, position papers, panels and alternative events, posters
Call for Papers

Further Information: Link to 1st ASIS&T European Workshop


ESC supports ISSI 2013 Doctoral Forum, July 15, Vienna, Austria

The European Student Chapter (ESC) is partner of the ISSI 2013 Doctoral Forum:

ISSI 2013 Doctoral Forum
Fifth Doctoral Forum at 14th International Society of Scientometrics and Informetrics Conference
July 15, Vienna, Austria
Description: The primary objective of the event is to provide doctoral students with a forum for presenting and discussing their research projects with senior researchers and fellow students, and to develop relationships with other scientists. The Doctoral Forum is a one-day event and will take place prior to the main conference on Monday, July 15, 9:00-16:00.

Due to the time consuming nature of the Doctoral Forum, the number of participants will be restricted. The event is only open to invited senior researchers and accepted students. There is no additional fee for attending the Doctoral Forum, but students must register for the main conference to participate in the event. Partners of the Doctoral Forum are ASIS&T SIG/MET, the European Student Chapter of ASIS&T and the Center for Doctoral Studies, University of Vienna.
Deadline: February 4
Themes: Applicants should be doctoral students, from any country, conducting ongoing PhD research on any of ISSI 2013 conference themes and related fields.
Submission: application of up to 1500 words, for more details see Call for Papers.

For more information see CALL FOR PAPERS.