[Oa-italia] Fwd: First Call of Proposals, 4th QQML2012, Limerick, Ireland

Mauro Guerrini mauro.guerrini a unifi.it
Dom 17 Lug 2011 19:03:49 CEST

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Oggetto: 	First Call of Proposals, 4th QQML2012, Limerick, Ireland
Data: 	Mon, 11 Jul 2011 11:08:32 +0300
Mittente: 	Secretariat a isast.org <secretariat a isast.org>
A: 	<ifla2009-pres a aib.it>

We invite you to submit a paper /abstract /poster /workshop to the 4th 
Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries International 
Conference (QQML2012), 22 - 25 May 2012, Limerick, Ireland.

/Deadline for Abstract submission October 30, 2011/.

*First Call of Proposals **QQML2012***

Dear Colleagues,

It is our great pleasure to announce the 4th Qualitative and 
Quantitative Methods in Libraries International Conference (QQML2012)*at 
/22 - 25 May 2012, Limerick, Ireland/. *

Since 2009 QQML has provided an excellent framework for the presentation 
of new trends and developments in every aspect of Library and 
Information Science, Technology, Applications and Research.

The 4^th QQML2012 was scheduled during the previous 3^rd QQML2011 
Conference. It was also decided that /th/e 5^th QQML 2013 International 
Conference will be organized in Rome, Italy.

QQML2009, QQML2010 and QQML2011 were successful events both from the 
number and quality of the presentations and from the post conference 
publications in Journals and Books.

QQML2012 will continue and expand the related topics.

Papers are invited for this international conference. The conference 
will consider, but not be limited to, the following _indicative themes:_



/Copyright and licensing/

/Development and Assessment of Digital Repositories
Development of new metrics/

/Digital archives/

/Digital preservation /

Electronic publishing/


/Institutional repositories//


/Open Access and Open Source/


**Special Sessions -- Workshops******

You may send proposals for _Special Sessions_ (4-6 papers) or 
_Workshops_ (more than 2 sessions) including the title and a brief 
description at:secretariat a isast.org <mailto:secretariat a isast.org>or 
from the electronic submission at the web page: 

You may also send _Abstracts/Papers to_ be included in the following 
sessions, to new sessions or as contributed papers at the web page: 

Contributions may be realized through one of the following ways

a. structured abstracts (not exceeding 500 words) and presentation;

b. full papers (not exceeding 7,000 words);

c. posters (not exceeding 2,500 words);

d. visual presentations (Pecha kucha). These presentations consist of 
exactly 20 slides, each of which is displayed for 20 seconds.  Total 
presentation time is precisely 6 minutes 40 seconds and so it is 
important to use the transition feature in PowerPoint to time your 
presentation exactly.

In all the above cases at least one of the authors ought to be 
registered in the conference. Abstracts and full papers should be 
submitted electronically within the timetable provided in the web page: 
The abstracts and full papers should be in compliance to the author 
guidelines: http://www.isast.org/abstractpaperregister.html

All abstracts will be published in the Conference Book of Abstracts and 
in the website of the Conference. The papers of the conference will be 
published in the website of the conference, after the permission of the 

*Student submissions*

The Conference offers Postgraduate students and PhD Candidates a 
Competition opportunity. Students who submit to the conference could 
take part to the competition, by submitting only one paper to the 
competition. Students who enter to the competition have to participate 
to the conference and register before.

The papers will be judged by a scientific committee on the significance 
of the research theme, the research methodology, the description of the 
results and the organization of the presentation.

Professors and Supervisors are encouraged to organize conference 
sessions of Postgraduate theses and dissertations.

Please direct any questions regarding the QQML 2012 Conference and 
Student Research Competition to: the secretariat of the conference at: 
secretariat a isast.org <mailto:secretariat a isast.org>

On behalf of the Conference Committee

Dr. Anthi Katsirikou, Conference Co-Chair
University of Piraeus Library Director
Head, European Documentation Center
Board Member of the Greek Association of Librarians and Information 

anthi a asmda.com<mailto:anthi a asmda.com>

Jerald Cavanagh BSc Econ, MSc, MA, Local Committee Co-Chair
Institute Librarian
Limerick Institute of Technology
Limerick, Rep of Ireland

e-Mail: jerald.cavanagh a lit.ie <mailto:jerald.cavanagh a lit.ie>


**Padraig****Kirby BA (Hons) HdipLIS, **Local Committee Co-Chair

**Acting Senior Library Assistant**

**The Library**

**Limerick Institute of Technology**


**Limerick, Republic of Ireland**

**Padraig.Kirby a lit.ie** <mailto:Padraig.Kirby a lit.ie>

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