Libraries In the Digital Age (LIDA): 13-17 June 2016, Zadar, Croatia
Authors are invited to submit paper abstracts (up to 1500 words); poster, panel, demonstration, workshop, dissertation (PhD forum) and student showcase abstracts (up to 750 words) to the conference Libraries In the Digital Age (LIDA) which will be held at the University of Zadar, Zadar, Croatia, 13-17 June 2016.
Deadline for all abstract submissions is 1 February 2016.
Call for Papers
The European Chapter welcomes Sanjica Faletar Tanackovic from the University in Osijek, Croatia, as new country representative for Croatia.
If you want your country to be represented in the Chapter, please write an e-mail to the chapter chair.
Following the tradition of meeting European colleagues during the AM, our chair Isabella would like to invite you to an informal get-together at the Red Kitchen & Bar (in the conference hotel) on November 8, 2015 at 8:30pm (after the Welcome Reception and the SIGRush).
Topics to discuss:
*activities at AM16 in Copenhagen
*future of chapter workshop
Please let Isabella know what she should add to the agenda.
We invite authors to submit research papers (up to 5000 words), short research papers (up to 3000 words), panels, workshops, alternative events and posters to the 9th conference on Conceptions of Library and Information Science (CoLIS) held in Uppsala, Sweden June 27-29, 2016.
Conceptions of Library and Information Science (CoLIS) is a series of international conferences aiming to provide a broad forum for the exploration and exchange of ideas in the field of Library and Information Science, Information Studies, and related disciplines. It welcomes diverse contributions offering empirical, theoretical and historical perspectives. The 9th conference in the series is organised by the Department of ALM, Uppsala University and Division of ALM, Lund University.
Three keynote lectures by
- Prof. Geoffrey Bowker, University of California, Irvine, USA
“Distributed and Potential Memory: remembering in an age of total recall”
- Prof. Louise Limberg, University of Borås, Sweden
“Analysing or synthesising Library and Information Science : Sketching past achievements, current happenings and future prospects”
- Prof. Pamela McKenzie, University of Western Ontario, Canada
“Context” in context: twenty years of an everyday concept in LIS/IS
Consult the full Call for papers available at http://www.abm.uu.se/colis9/cfp for details about submissions, and the conference.
Deadline for all submissions (apart from the doctoral forum) is Jan 15, 2016.
Questions regarding paper submissions incl. posters should be directed to Dr. Isto Huvila (email@example.com). Questions regarding panels, workshops and other formats should be directed to Dr. Jutta Haider (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Questions about the conference should be sent to the conference chair Kerstin Rydbeck (email@example.com) or the co-chair Olof Sundin (firstname.lastname@example.org)
CoLIS9 is also on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/CoLIS9
ASIST headquarter has decided that ASIST membership fees will be based on the gross national income of a country in the future. Many European countries will be affected from this regulation. More information you can find in this >> document.
Thanks to an anonymous donation, seven student membership have been awarded to students nominated by country representatives and officers of the European Chapter. The awards are made based on publications in major information science journals and active participation in Chapter events.
The awardees are:
- Farhan Ahmad MSc., doctoral candidate at Åbo Akademi University, Finland
- Ivana Dejanović, Faculty of Philosophy, Osijek, Croatia
- Maria Henkel, Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, Germany
- Peter Kraker, Know-Center, Graz, Austria
- Agnes Mainka (PhD Student), Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, Germany
- Liliana Melgar, University Carlos III of Madrid, Spain
- Leonidas Papachristopoulos, PhD student in the Department of Archives, Library and Museum Studies, Ionian University, Greece
We would like to congratulate the awardees and wish them a wonderful year! We would also like to thank the donor for his/her generous donations again.
Year covered by the report:
Name(s) and Signature(s) of the Individual(s) submitting the report and the Chapter Offices they hold.
Lai Ma, Chair
The date the report was submitted (completed)
15th August, 2015
Read full report HERE!
2014-16 New Leaders assigned to the European chapter or under mentorship by members of the European Chapter:
- Agnes Mainka, doctoral student at Heinrich-Heine University, Düsseldorf.
Mentor: Fidelia Ibekwe-SanJuan, Professor, Aix-Marseille University, France
Placement: European Student Chapter
- Stephann Makri, Lecturer (Associate Professor), City University, London.
Mentor: Isabella Peters, Professor, Christian Albrechts University, Kiel, German
Placement: European Chapter
- Hans-Christoph Hobohm
Mentors: Dianne Sonnenwald, Professor University of Copenhagen & Christian Schloegl, University of Graz, Austria.
Placement: International Relations Committee (IRC)
All EUChap members are cordially invited to join the chapter meeting at this year’s Annual ASIS&T Meeting.
Sunday, November 3rd, 2013
at 8 pm
at Le Café Bar in the Hotel Le Centre Sheraton.
(No tables booked yet – the first who arrives should just occupy some seats :-)).
À bientôt en Montréal!
P.S.: Please distribute that invitation widely!
The election for this year’s officers has begun. Voting will be possible until September 30th. All ASIS&T European Chapter members should have received an email with the access information for the ballot. If you are a chapter member and haven’t received an email yet but would like to vote then please contact the ballot administrator directly via email. The outgoing Chairperson, Adam Girard, is the ballot administrator. He can be contacted at: adam.girard[at]ucdconnect.ie. Thank you for voting!