LIBER 40th Annual General Conference – Call for papers – deadline 31 Jan 2011

LIBER 40th Annual General Conference, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona [29 June – 2 July 2011] – “Getting Europe ready for 2020: the library’s role in research, education and society” [this website currently seems to be down. The problem will be fixed asap. Their apologies for the inconvenience.  For submission of abstracts, please go directly to]



The Programme Committee invites original presentations and posters on one or more of the following topics:

•    Opening up access to content through (mass) digitisation

•    Innovative business models for dissemination of scientific data

•    Measuring the impact of scholarly communication

•    User behaviour and the users’ demand for services

•    Enhancing the resource discovery experience

•    Advancing information literacy and skills

•    Digital preservation

•    Mobile devices and applications

•    New roles and partnerships

•    Marketing research libraries

They invite submissions of:

•    Research papers presenting theoretical solutions, but with a clear illustration on how these solutions can be applied

•    Position papers presenting opinions on some aspect of practice, or describing work that is still in progress, but sufficiently mature to warrant attention

•    Experiences and case studies specifying requirements, challenges or opportunities

•    Best practices

Instructions for submitting abstracts

•    Please submit the abstracts of your paper or poster via Deadline for submission of abstracts is 31 January 2011.

•    Abstract length should not exceed 2500 characters. Please note that the language of the conference will be English, and therefore the committee will only accept submissions in this language

•    All submitted abstracts will be peer-reviewed by at least two reviewers

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