10th Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries International Conference (QQML2018)

Tuesday, 22 May, 2018 to Friday, 25 May, 2018
Wednesday, 20 December, 2017

Chania, Crete, Greece
The 10th Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries International Conference (QQML2018, http://qqml.org) is organized under the umbrella of ISAST (International Society for the Advancement of Science and Technology).

The conference invites Special and Contributed Sessions, Oral Papers, Best Practices, Workshops and Posters.
Details about the types of distribution please visit: http://qqml.org/description-of-the-contribution/

Target Group
The target group and the audience are library professionals in a more general sense: professors, researchers, students, administrators, stakeholders, technologists, museum scientists, archivists, decision makers and managers, information scientists, librarians, records managers, web developers, IT specialists, taxonomists, statisticians, marketing managers, philologist, subject and reference librarians et al.

Main topics
The emphasis is given to the Future of the Library and Information Science
The conference will consider, but not be limited to, the following indicative themes:
1. The effect of Humanities on the LIS,
2. The Effect of Library on Learning and Research
3. The effect of LIS on personalities.
4. The effect of LIS on Society
5. The effect of the ICTS on LIS,
6. Application of innovative ideas in the library
7. Best Practices in the library
8. Communication of R&D projects
9. Development of Information and Knowledge Services
10. Human resources and competencies for the 21st century
11. Library and Information Science and Research
12. LIS Education, Research and Training
13. Preparing Library for Tomorrow
14. Going Digital
15. Going Open
16. Information and Knowledge Management
17. Information Behavior and Use
18. Information Literacy
19. Intercultural Information Ethics
20. Knowledge networking and consortia
21. Library design
22. Library management and marketing,
23. Scholarly communication
24. Methods and techniques
25. Metrics Research (Altmetrics, Bibliometrics, Cybermetrics, Scientometrics, Webometrics)
26. Qualitative and Quantitative methods in libraries, museums, archives and information centres
27. Tools for Organizational Performance Measurement

Special Sessions – Workshops
You may send proposals for Special Saessions (4-6 papers) or Workshops (more than 1-3 sessions) including the title and a brief description at: secretar@isast.org or from the electronic submission at the web page: http://qqml.org/call-of-proposals/

You may also send Abstracts/Papers to be included in the proposed sessions, to new sessions or as contributed papers at the web page: http://qqml.org/call-of-proposals/

Contributions may be realized through one of the following ways
a. structured abstracts (not exceeding 500 words) and presentation;
b. full papers (not exceeding 9,000 words);
c. posters (not exceeding 2,500 words);

In all the above cases at least one of the authors ought to be registered in the conference: http://qqml.org/registration/.

Abstracts and full papers should be submitted electronically within the timetable provided in the web page: http://qqml.org/call-of-proposals/

The abstracts and full papers should be in compliance to the author guidelines that are located in the above link.
All abstracts will be published in the Conference Book of Abstracts and in the website of the Conference. The papers of the conference will be published in the QQML e- journal after the permission of the author(s).
The QQML e- journal moved to http://www.qqml-journal.net

Doctoral and Postgraduate Sessions
Professors and Supervisors are recommended to encourage the contribution of Postgraduate theses and dissertations of their students.
In the Doctoral and Postgraduate Sessions the contributors resent their research, the topic, the objectives, the methodology and the ongoing work.
Post Graduate Student sessions for research are especially organized.

Please direct any questions regarding the QQML 2018 Conference and Student Research Presentations to: the secretariat of the conference at: secretar@isast.org

QQML 2018 Important Dates
Abstract submissions: December 20, 2017
Notification of acceptance two weeks after submission.
Deadline Paper Submission: 1st of May 2018
Deadline Presentation Submission: 1st of May 2018
Early bird Registration: up to 30th of March 2018

Submit a Proposal or a session to secretar@isast.org

Submissions of abstracts to special or contributed sessions could be sent directly to the conference secretariat at secretar@isast.org. Please refer to the Session Number, as they are referred at the conference website to help the secretariat to classify the submissions.

For more information and Abstract/Paper submission and Special Session Proposals please visit the conference website at: http://qqml.org/ or contact the secretary of the conference at : secretar@isast.org

Paper contributors have the opportunity to be published in the QQML e- Journal, which continues to retain the right of first choice, however in addition they have the chance to be published in other scientific journals. QQML e- Journal is included in EBSCOhost