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Call for Papers

Science and Technology Libraries Section
& Health and Biosciences Libraries Section

Open Access to Science, Medical and Technical Information: Trends, Models and Strategies for Libraries

6-8 August 2010
Chania, Crete, Greece

The Satellite Meeting is organized under the umbrella of the Applied Stochastic Models and Data Analysis International Society - ASMDA International and it is aimed to all those in the Library and Information community interested in improving access to science information including life and physical sciences as well as medical and technical information.

We invite people to submit papers on the following topics:

  1. Libraries, Open access and heritage
  2. Organizational changes
  3. Open resources management and quality
  4. Users and services
  5. Staff contribution and staff enrolment
  6. Copyright and licenses
  7. Technological support: preservation, migration, sustainability and interoperability
  8. Institutional Repositories enhancement
  9. Academic authors' contribution
  10. Open Access Journals and libraries journal subscription policies

Interested colleagues are invited to submit a proposal for a paper, a workshop or a session on the topics listed above which should not be more that 500 words long. A short curriculum vitae of the author(s) is also considered important.

Proposals should be send to:

Satellite Meeting Chair: Dr. Anthi Katsirikou, University of Piraeus Library, Greece  anthi@asmda.com


Satellite Meeting Secretary: Ageliki Oikonomou, MSc, University of Piraeus Library, Greece  oikoang@yahoo.gr

Important dates

March 20, 2010: Abstracts for papers and workshops to the Programme Committee
April 10, 2010:    Notification of acceptance of papers and posters
June 30, 2010:    Completed papers due to Program Committee
June 30, 2010:    Speakers Registration in order to be included in the Conference Program

For more information, please visit the satellite meeting website


All proposals must be in before 20 March 2010.

Please note

All expenses, including registration for the conference, travel, accommodation etc., are the responsibility of the authors/presenters. No financial support can be provided by IFLA, but a special invitation can be issued to authors/presenters if that is required.

Last update: 17 March 2010