Tuesday, February 8, 2011

CFP - American Association for the Advancement of Science

AAAS, Pacific Division 92nd Annual Conference
San Diego, CA, June 12-16, 2011
Call For Papers: Library Science Symposium
General and Interdisciplinary Section

(Conference info: http://associations.sou.edu/aaaspd/2011SANDIEGO/index.html)

Final deadline for submission: April 21, 2011.

Submissions will be accepted on a rolling basis, so early submission is highly

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), Pacific
Division is hosting a Library Science Symposium under their General and
Interdisciplinary Section.

For this symposium, we are interested in any and all topics related to:
• Author’s rights and copyright
• Scientific publishing and scholarly communications
• Open Access publishing
• Digital repositories

We will consider proposals for individual contributed papers, panels organized
around a theme, and poster sessions. Oral contributed papers are typically
scheduled for 20 minutes, with 15 minutes for speaking and 5 minutes for
questions. However, exceptions can be made. Please contact the symposium
coordinators for special arrangements.

Student papers, panels, or poster sessions are welcomed and highly encouraged.

Format your submission as follows:

In a Word or .rtf file, please include this information:

Line 1: Submitter’s name, telephone number and e-mail address
Line 2: Presenter’s name (if different from above) or “SAME” (if same as
above), followed by presenter’s telephone number and e-mail address (if
different from above). Use an asterisk (*) to identify the speaker’s name if
more than one name appears on the abstract (see example below).
Line 3: Society, section or symposium to which you are submitting the
presentation for review
Line 4: Type of presentation (ORAL or POSTER)
Line 5: Whether or not the presenter a student (STUDENT or NOT A STUDENT)
Line 6: Special equipment needs (other than standard computer, project, and
Line 7: Paper title in title case and italics (e.g. Paper Title in Title Case),
Author(s) name(s) in ALL CAPS and BOLD, full address(es), including
institution, mailing address, city, state and zip code, for each author, e-mail
address for presenter, and text of abstract, which is limited to 250 words.

Email your submission to ALL of the following:

The Pacific Division office-- rchristi@sou.edu
The General and Interdisciplinary Section chair-- robert.chianese@csun.edu

The Library Science Symposium chairs-- sstan@sandiego.edu ,

For more information on the call for abstracts for contributed papers or poster
sessions, please visit:

If you have any questions, please contact one or both of the symposium
coordinators. Please feel free to forward, cross-post, or link to this call for

We look forward to your proposals!

Steven Staninger
Business Librarian
Copley Library
University of San Diego
5998 Alcala Park
San Diego, CA 92110

Amy Besnoy
Science Librarian
Copley Library
University of San Diego
5998 Alcala Park
San Diego, CA 92110