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ALISE/Bohdan S. Wynar Research Paper Competition

Submissions are now being accepted for the 2016 ALISE/Bohdan S. Wynar Research Paper Competition. Research papers concerning any aspect of library and information science are eligible. This competition is not limited to research regarding LIS education. Any research methodology is acceptable. Up to two winning papers may be selected. The winner(s) of the award will…

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Jesse H. Shera Award for Distinguished Published Research

Call for Proposals – Extended to May 29, 2015 The Library Research Round Table of the American Library Association announces the Jesse H. Shera Award for Distinguished Published Research for 2015. The deadline for submitting entries is May 29, 2015.  The LRRT Shera Award Committee will judge the entries for the competition. The decision of the Committee will be…

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ASIS&T Special Interest Group on International Information Issues Paper Competition

The Special Interest Group on International Information Issues (SIG-III) of the Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) is pleased to announce its 15th competition for papers to be submitted for the 2015 Annual Meeting, which will take place in Hyatt Regency, St. Louis, MO; November 6-10, 2015. (http://www.asis.org/asist2015/am15cfp.html) Building from the overall conference theme, the theme for this…

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Call for Participation: iConference 2016

iConference 2016 takes place Sunday, March 20 through Wednesday, March 23, 2016, in historic Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. This year’s theme of “Partnership with Society” examines the dynamic, evolving role of information science and today’s iSchool movement, and the benefits to society. The conference includes peer-reviewed papers, posters, workshops and sessions for interaction and engagement, interspersed…

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Libri Competition for Best Student Paper Award 2015

Since 1950, through 64 volumes, Libri: International Journal of Libraries and Information Services (ISSN: 0024-2667) has been a leader among scholarly journals in the international library world. As part of its strategy to remain one of the premier library journals, Libri is issuing a call for “Best Student Paper of 2015.” This annual competition supports Libri‘s goal of publishing…

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ALISE 2016 Methodology Paper Competition

The Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE) is now accepting proposals for its 2016 Methodology Paper Competition, sponsored by ProQuest. The purpose of this award is to stimulate communication on research methodologies at ALISE annual conferences. The competition is open to all types of methodology. Papers must be limited to description and discussion of…

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Paper Proposals on Radical Change: Inclusion & Innovation

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 “Radical Change: Inclusion and Innovation.” The conference welcomes contributions that explore inclusive practices and innovative strategies and the Radical Change being experienced in teaching…

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Call for Submissions: First Annual Information Ethics and Policy Best Student Paper Award

Submission Deadline: June 30, 2015 The Special Interest Group for Information Ethics and Policy (SIG-IEP) (formally SIG-IFP) is proud to announce its first Best Student Paper Award. The winner will receive a Best Student Paper award and a $200.00 cash prize. Who is Eligible? Authors must be either Master’s or pre-candidacy PhD students. Only single…

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Call for Nominations for the 2015 ASIS&T Pratt Severn Best Student Research Paper Award

This award recognizes substantive work performed by students in the field of information science and encourages research and writing. Since 1996, it has been sponsored by the Pratt Institute, School of Information and Library Science, on behalf of the late David Severn, a 1968 Pratt Alumnus. Evaluated by the same rigorous standards as papers submitted for the Journal of the…

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