16-22 August 2014, Lyon, France
Knowledge Management initiatives and development in Asia and Oceania
In keeping with the IFLA WLIC 2014 overall theme of the conference - "Librarians, Citizens, Societies: Confluence of Knowledge" - This session focuses on how Knowledge Management (KM) initiates and current development in the region to address the lessons learned, knowledge sharing and knowledge solutions in current status.
We are seeking pr professionals across the region to submit proposals for papers on a topic of their choice relevant to the session theme. Possible topics include, but are not limited to:
Full abstracts (500 words) should be prepared following the template provided below.
|Purpose of this paper||What are the reason(s) for writing the paper (or the aims of the research)?|
|Theme||How does it relate to the theme?|
|Design/methodology/approach||How are the objectives achieved? Include the main method(s) used for the study. What is the approach to the topic, and what is the theoretical or subject scope of the paper?|
|Findings||What was found in the course of the work? This will refer to analysis, discussion, or results.|
|If research is reported on in the paper, this section must be completed and should include suggestions for future research and any identified limitations in the research process.|
|What outcomes and implications for practice, applications and consequences are identified? All papers should have practical applications. What changes to practice might be made as a result of this research/paper?|
|What is original/value of paper||What is new in the paper? State the value of the paper and to whom.|
Each abstract will be blind reviewed by members of the Regional Standing Committee for Asia and Oceania and Knowledge Management Section.
Abbreviated abstracts or late submissions will not be considered.
Please send your abstract by 31 January 2014 to:
Leda Bultrini, Chair, Knowledge Management Section Chair
Chihfeng P. Lin, RSCAO Chair
Takashi Nagatsuka, RSCAO Secretary
Jayshree Mamtora, RSCAO Open Session Program Chair
|31 January 2014||Deadline for submitting a detailed abstract|
|mid March 2014||Notification of acceptance of proposal|
|5 May 2014||Submission of the full paper|
All proposals must be in before 31 January 2014.
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.
The French National Committee and IFLA have worked hard to secure funds for Conference Participation Grants. Up-to-date information will be available on our Conference Participation Grants webpage.
Last update: 17 February 2014