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Call for Papers and Posters

  • 30 Oct 2017
  • 20 Dec 2017
  • 12:00 PM

Conference Topics:

  • 1.    Data and computational science and intersection with librarianship
  • 2.    Bibliometrics in decision making
  • 3.    Technology led innovations in library and information services
  • 4.    Libraries in support of education
  • 5.    Libraries, society, and government
  • 6.    Literacy and digital literacy
  • 7.    Engaged communities, school, public, academic, specialized, academic, and national libraries
  • 8.    Libraries and the preservation of cultural memory
  • 9.    Libraries and the future in times of change
  • 10.  Libraries and sustainable development practices


  • Deadline: Extended Abstracts MUST BE RECEIVED no later than December 20, 2017; Extended deadline: January 12, 2018
  • Abstracts will be accepted based on reviews by members of the Scientific Committee;
  • Abstracts can be submitted in Arabic, the official language of the Conference, as well as in English;
  • Abstracts should be no longer than 500 words, including spaces and all text. Abstracts should not include graphs, tables, or charts;
  • Abstracts must include:

1        Purpose of the paper

2        Value, importance, or significance

3        Design/methodology/approach

4        Findings/conclusions

5        Research limitations (if applicable)

6        Implications (practical, methodological, and/or theoretical)

  • Submission guidelines:

1.    Abstracts must be submitted in electronic format (MS-Word format);

2.    Font for Arabic Abstracts: Traditional Arabic, size 14; Font for English Abstracts: Times New Roman, size 12

3.    Spacing: 1.5

4.    Referencing style: American Psychological Association (APA)

  • Abstracts should be emailed to Dr. Ghassan Mourad (ghassan.mourad@ul.edu.lb) and Dr. Fawz Abdallah (fabdallas@gmail.com)
  • Approval of an Abstract does not automatically mean that the paper will be accepted;
  • Authors of accepted Abstracts will be provided with Guidelines of Paper Submission;
  • Accepted papers will be published in the LLA Conference proceedings.

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