1 Mai 2021

IFLA Division IV – Support of the Profession and SET are hosting a series of webinars for LIS students

Save the date May 26,2021 Webinar Projects in Libraries call for papers due May 12

The IFLA Division IV – Support of the Profession – is hosting A Webinar Series for LIS students. These webinars aim to create a place for students to share  their projects, research, and ideas about different topics related to libraries. Each month – April through May 2021 – will address a different theme and a new call for proposals will be issued for that month. All webinars are held online and are open to everyone (no registration fees).

Proposals

May’s theme is “Projects in the Libraries - Ideas, Innovations, Initiatives”.

We are interested in hearing about the innovative out-of-the-box projects you have created or helped create in a library. Your proposal could also include abstract ideas that you believe would be a great project.

The proposal may speak to:

  • Project goals
  • Innovative aspect of the project
  • Benefits of the project for library patrons
  • New possibilities for the library through the project
  • Outcome of the project
  • Project assessment

Library and Information Science students at all levels are encouraged to submit a proposal about the topic. Proposals (in MS Word) must include::

  • Name, title, institution, email of speaker(s);
  • Brief biographical statement about each speaker (maximum 100 words);
  • Title of proposed presentation;
  • Abstract highlighting its relevance to the theme (maximum 400 words).

Submissions

Submit your proposals to Albina Krymskaya (krymskayaalbina@gmail.com) and Paria Tajallipour (paria@library.tamu.edu).

Accepted participants will receive a certificate from IFLA Division IV for presenting at the webinar. Presentations will be delivered online by the presenter, in PowerPoint format. Each presentation will last for 25 minutes, including 5-10 minutes for questions and answers.

Important dates:

  • Deadline for submission is 12 May 2021.
  • Three proposals will be accepted for presentation and the accepted participants will be notified by 19 May 2021.
  • This month’s webinar is held on 26 May 2021 (Time will be confirmed depending on the time zones of the speakers).

For further questions, contact: Albina Krymskaya (krymskayaalbina@gmail.com) or Paria Tajallipour (paria@library.tamu.edu).

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