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Archive July 2007

IATUL Conference 2008 - Call for papers

Thursday, 19 July 2007 4:34:06 p.m.

The Programme Committee invites proposals for papers and posters for the 29th Annual IATUL Conference to be held in Auckland, New Zealand from 21 -24 April 2008.

The Conference theme is Digital Discovery: Strategies and Solutions
The sub-themes to be considered for contributions are:

National Digital Strategies
Developing e-infrastructure for research discovery
Using Web 2.0 for learning discovery
Many countries have developed digital strategies. For example the New Zealand government Digital Strategy ( ) is about creating "a digital future for all New Zealanders, using the power of information and communications technology". IATUL libraries play a vital part in the success of national and international strategies by contributing to digital discovery in their own institutions. Papers discussing the implementation of global and national strategies to provide local solutions will be welcome.

Important Dates

26 September 2007 Abstracts for papers and posters due to Programme Committee
17October 2007 Notification of acceptance
12 December 2007 Completed papers due to Programme Committee

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