Monday, December 10, 2007

CfP: LIDA 2008 in Kroatien

Von 2. bis 7. Juni wird in Dubrovnik und auf der Insel Mljet die Tagung "Libraries in the digital age (LIDA) 2008" stattfinden. - Termine: Papers und Workshops: 15. Jänner 2008, Verständigung bis 15. Februar: Demonstrationen und Poster: 1. Februar 2008; Verständigung bis 1. März. Endgültige Abgabe aller Poster und Papers: 15. März 2008. - Schwerpunktthemen:

  • Education and training in digital libraries. Ziel: "to explore efforts, concepts and ideas related to education and training of professionals, dealing with the academic quality standards and practical training requirements for digital libraries and in variety of fields and contexts related to knowledge, values and skills needed for digital librarians. The general aim is to help further development of current efforts, as well as development of frameworks within which diverse efforts could be compared, evaluated, and improved"
  • Reference in digital environments. Ziel: "to explore the totality of the virtual reference environment (including live chat, e-mail, IM, and Web 2.0 reference initiatives) and its relationship to digital libraries. Special attention will be on the evaluation of virtual reference services from a variety of research perspectives and approaches. The general aim is to concentrate on scholarship that increases our understanding of the needs, interests, and experiences of users as well as librarians/information providers in the context of virtual reference"
  • Allgemeines über LIDA: "The annual international conference and course Libraries in the Digital Age (LIDA) addresses the changing and challenging environment for libraries and information systems and services in the digital world. Since its inception in 2000, LIDA has emphasized the examination of contemporary problems, intriguing advances, innovative approaches and solutions. Each year a different and ‘hot’ theme is addressed, divided in two parts; the first part covers research and development and the second part addresses advances in applications and practice. LIDA brings together researchers, educators, practitioners, and developers from all over the world in a forum for personal exchanges, discussions, and learning, made easier by being held in memorable locations".

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