Call for Papers

Please click here for instructions for authors The Programme Committee invites proposals for papers and posters for the 30th Annual IATUL Conference to be held in Heverlee (Leuven), Belgium from 1-4 June 2009.
The Conference theme is "Just for you: Quality through Innovation".

The sub-themes to be considered for contributions are: IATUL libraries play a vital role in the development of innovative processes that lead to enhanced quality and improved services.

Important Dates
31 October 2008 Abstracts for papers and posters due to Programme Committee
30 November 2008 Notification of acceptance
31 December 2008 Deadline for abstracts of papers has been extended
31 January 2009 Completed papers due to Programme Committee
28 February 2009 The deadline for submission of poster abstracts has been extended

Submitted Papers

Papers may report the results of completed research, describe research in progress, or present a position on an issue related to the conference themes. Paper proposals should consist of the following: Proposals will be evaluated on the basis of these abstracts. If your proposal has been accepted, please click here for instructions on formatting and submitting your paper. Authors of accepted papers are expected to attend the conference and will be given 20 minutes to present their papers within a 30-minute time slot. Papers will be published on the IATUL web site.
The deadline for submission of completed papers is 31 January 2009.

Poster Sessions

Poster sessions are informal presentations featuring successful solutions to problems and innovative library-based projects with important lessons for the academic and research library community. Posters may use graphics, tables, or charts, but must not exceed the space of 1200x840 mm.
Lap top computers and visual display devices may be used if the presenter provides them. These interactive sessions will be scheduled in a single time block during which the presenter should be prepared to repeat the presentation several times.
Each presentation should last about ten minutes including time for questions from the audience.
The deadline for submission of poster abstracts is 31 October 2008.
Please click here to email your poster abstract.

Selection Criteria

The Program Committee will evaluate the content of abstracts for relevance to the conference themes, clarity, originality, and timeliness.
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