7th International Conference on Evidence Based Library and Information Practice (EBLIP7)

Jul. 15, - Jul. 18, 2013
Location: University of Saskatchewan Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

7th International Evidence Based Library and Information Practice Conference How are librarians and information professional using evidence to inform practice? The possibilities are endless! Across library sectors librarians around the world are consulting the research evidence in library and information studies (LIS) as well as other fields such as marketing, business, education, and management. Finding and applying research evidence is the hallmark of evidence based library and information practice. Librarians are also conducting research and adding valuable evidence to the LIS body of knowledge, engaging in knowledge transfer with their own research experiences. The 7th International Evidence Based Library and Information Practice conference is the place to come and participate in the EBLIP conversation. The International Program Committee for EBLIP7 invites you to submit abstracts for papers and posters for the conference to be held at the University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada from July 15 - 18, 2013. EBLIP7 is aimed at all library and information professionals from all disciplines and sectors. EBLIP7 will continue the tradition of offering a welcoming and supportive environment to all, whether newcomers or experienced practitioners of evidence based practice. Conference Themes Research papers, reviews of evidence, reports of innovative practice, hot topic discussion papers, and poster presentations are invited. In the spirit of the conference title "The Possibilities are Endless..." and in line with EBLIP7’s prairie roots, key themes include: • Beyond the horizon - visioning the future, investigation, discovery • Ploughing new terrain - cultivating and enhancing productivity through innovation, experimentation, transforming practice • Harvesting the rewards – - assessing outcomes, impact, value • Summer fallow - lessons learnt, reflection, insight Submissions Further information about the themes and a submission form is available from the conference website at HTTP://EBLIP7.LIBRARY.USASK.CA/ Abstracts must be submitted using the online form. Submission deadline is November 30, 2012. Key Dates • Call for Abstracts: October 15, 2012 • Submission of Abstract deadline: November 30, 2012 • Notification of Acceptance deadline: January 18, 2013 • Confirmation of Participation deadline: February 15, 2013 • Registration Opens: March 1, 2013 For further information: Bookmark the website: HTTP://EBLIP7.LIBRARY.USASK.CA/ Email: EBLIP7@ LIBRARY.USASK.CA Facebook: WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/GROUPS/EBLIP7/ Follow us on Twitter! @eblip7