Eleventh International Conference and Exhibition LIBCOM-2007
"Information Technologies, Computer Systems and Publications for Libraries"
November 12 -16, 2007
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Announcement and Call for Papers
Eleventh International Conference and Exhibition
Information Technologies, Computer Systems and Publications for Libraries

LIBCOM-2007

Zvenigorod, Moscow Region, Russia
November 12 -16, 2007

Organizers:

— Russian National Public Library for Science and Technology, Moscow, Russia
— International Association of Electronic Libraries and New Information Technologies Users and Developers, Moscow, Russia
— Federal Agency for Science and Innovations, Moscow, Russia
— Federal Agency for Culture and Cinematography, Moscow, Russia
— Russian Foundation for Basic Research, Moscow, Russia
— International Library, Information and Analytical Center, Washington DC, USA

The subject scope of the Conference covers the state-of-the-art and prospects of new information, computer and Internet technologies in library and information practice; library consortia; digital libraries and digital information resources; new education technologies; legal aspects of libraries and information providers activities; interaction of book publishers, booksellers and libraries.

The Conference Program is based on accepted participants’ paper proposals and special invitations issued by the Organizing Committee to selected experts in the Conference topics as well as to providers of information, computer, publishing and Internet products to libraries.

Call for Papers

The Organizing Committee seeks original research and application-oriented papers, not previously presented elsewhere, which make new contributions to the conference topics.

You are invited to submit an extended abstract of your proposed paper in the electronic form (as an attachment to email) according to the following guidelines:

  1. The extended abstract should not exceed 0.75 A4 page in length.
  2. The heading should include the title of your paper, followed by names, affiliations, email of the author(s).
  3. The deadline for submitting proposals is October 1, 2007.
  4. Full text should not exceed 4,000 words in length and should be single spaced.
  5. The deadline for submitting full text is October 15, 2007.
  6. Proposals for papers should be sent to sigla@gpntb.ru, kv@gpntb.ru
  7. Full texts of accepted papers will be published in the LIBCOM conference proceedings.

It is the prerogative of the Conference Organizing Committee to include the paper proposal into the conference program. Rejected proposals are not peer reviewed and not returned.

A professional exhibition operates during the Conference. The Exhibition scope includes: new computer technologies in information business and librarianship; Internet technologies; digital information; CD-ROM in libraries and information technologies; book trade; library equipment and materials as well as other related issues.

Conference participants will be offered a social and cultural program, which includes:

- a local sightseeing tour
- a concert
- fourchette - dancing party “Nice to meet you”
- an informal party on the occasion of the Conference closing with live music.

A pool, gym, and sauna as well as manipulation and health treatment will be available to the Conference participants on site.

Registration and accommodation

The Conference registration fee is $150 and covers:

- participation in the Conference professional program and admittance to the exhibits
- Conference bag with Conference proceedings and information materials
- conference badge
- transfer on the dates of arrival and departure
- organizational expenses for Russian visa support
- participation in conference opening and closing receptions
- a concert
- a tour.

Accommodation fee for the whole stay (four days including three meals a day) is as follows (prices per person):

One-room apartmentTwo-room apartmentSuite
double — $ 320double — $ 400double — $ 420
single — $ 420single — $ 520single — $ 600

The availability of two-room apartments and suites is limited. To book them, please register and make your payments before September 1, 2007.

The Exhibition stand rental fee is 400 USD.

Payment should be made in US dollars in advance to:
ILIAC (International Library Information and Analytical Center)
1776 Massachusetts Avenue, Suite 700, NW, Washington DC, 20036, USA

Contacts:

Tel: +7 (495) 623-1249, +7 (495) 628-1340, +7 (495) 623-9998
Fax: +7 (495) 621-9862, +7 (495) 625-9750
Email: sigla@gpntb.ru, kv@gpntb.ru

Mailing address: "LIBCOM-2007" Organizing Committee, Russian National Public Library for Science and Technology, 12 Kuznetsky Most, GSP-6, K-31, Moscow, 107996, Russia




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