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<nettime-ann> Extended Deadline - Information Science and Social Media
jeremy hunsinger on Thu, 3 Mar 2011 19:20:55 +0100 (CET)


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<nettime-ann> Extended Deadline - Information Science and Social Media conference, 24.-26. August 2011 in Åbo/Turku, Finland


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> Dear Colleagues,
> 
> Due to many requests we are extending the abstract submission deadline 
> for ISSOME2011 conference until the 31st March 2011.
> 
> The aim of the first ISSOME conference is to address new modes of
> information behaviour in different contexts focusing the effects of
> social media and technologies in the interactive web. The change process
> is not always straight forward and we need to underline what is really
> changing and what is only a trend. The conference will discuss skills
> needed to manage the new information platform and how to develop needed
> competencies in the information society.
> 
> The conference is open to researchers, academics and practitioners in
> the fields of library and information science and social media, as well
> as businesses and organizations developing social media strategies. The
> conference will host invited and contributed papers sessions.
> 
> In conjunction with the conference will also be organized a Doctoral
> Forum. This offers a possibility for doctoral students to share their
> ongoing research projects with their peers and well-established senior
> researchers.
> 
> The conference is organized by the Department of Information Studies at
> Åbo Akademi University. It is well established and internationally
> recognized for excellence in research and education. The department
> conducts a wide array of research including research about social media,
> Library 2.0, knowledge management, health information behavior, and
> scientometrics. The department is part of the School of Business and
> Economics and it has strong connections and collaborative
> multidisciplinary projects with other departments in the school.
> 
> Please visit http://issome2011.library2pointoh.fi/ for more information.
> 
> Call for Papers
> 
> Call for Papers for the international conference in Information Science
> and Social Media - ISSOME in 24.-26.8.2011 is open.
> 
> We invite researchers worldwide to submit original research within the
> topics of the conference that are listed below. Submissions should be
> extended abstracts of no longer than 1500 words. All submissions will be
> peer-reviewed double blinded. Submission guidelines are available at
> http://issome2011.library2pointoh.fi/.
> 
> Conference themes
> 
> Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
> 
> - Social media in information science
> - Information aspects of social media
> - Library 2.0 and Librarian 2.0
> - Social networking sites
> - Information Management
> - Knowledge Management
> - Knowledge Organization
> - Reputation Management
> - Information Behaviour and Information Use
> - Information dissemination in social media
> 
> Structure of the extended abstract
> 
> - Title
> - Abstract text
> - References
> 
> Abstract text should clearly describe the aims, novelty/originality and
> principal findings/contribution of the presentation. In the case of
> empirical studies, also the method and material should be described briefly.
> 
> Observe that no information about the authors should be included in the
> abstract document.
> 
> Deadline
> 
> Deadline for submissions is March 31, 2011.
> 
> 
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jeremy hunsinger
Center for Digital Discourse and Culture
Virginia Tech


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