2011 ALISE Annual Conference: Competitiveness and Innovation

Tuesday, January 4 through Friday, January 7 - San Diego, CA


Call for Juried Paper Proposals


Deadline for Extended abstracts (maximum 1,000 words): July 15, 2010

Notification of Acceptance: September 15, 2010


Deadline for Extended abstracts (maximum 1,000 words): July 15, 2010
Notification of Acceptance: September 15, 2010


This call for juried paper proposals seeks original contributions including
reports of research, theory, pedagogy, best practices, think pieces, and
critical essays that contribute to elaboration of the conference theme of
competitiveness and innovation in library and information science. More
information on the conference theme can be found at:


Submission to this call for paper proposals must not have been previously
published. There are no restrictions on research methodology. Alternative
perspectives, creative and no-conventional responses to library and
information science education concerns within the context of competitiveness
and innovation are welcome and expected! We look forward to your proposals
and participation with great anticipation!


Conference juried paper proposals accepted for presentation at the
conference, which are developed into full papers, are eligible for
consideration for the JELIS "best papers" conference issue. Deadline for
submission of full papers for possible publication in JELIS will be March 1,


Instructions for submitting Extended Abstracts for presentation at the ALISE
2011 Conference:


Extended abstracts should include the following:

.     Title of the paper

.     Names, affiliations, and contact information of the authors and one
author to be designated as the contact for the paper

.     Up to 1,000 word description of the proposed paper.


The Conference Juried Paper Proposals Committee Chair will send an
acknowledgement of all abstracts received and applicants will be informed of
the Committee's decisions by September 15, 2010. Conference presentation
time slots will be published in the conference program. All presenters are
required to register for the ALISE 2011 conference.


Submit abstracts in PDF or WORD format by July 15, 2010 to Melissa Gross,
The Florida State University, [log in to unmask]



Melissa Gross, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Florida State University

College of Information

246 Louis Shores Building

Tallahassee, FL 32306-2100



"always the beautiful answer

who asks a more beautiful question"

          -e. e. cummings