Call for Papers — Satellite Meetings
Statistics and Evaluation Section
- 1 March 2019, 13:12
Theme: "More than numbers: Implementing new assessment methods for libraries"
22-23 August 2019
University of Piraeus, Piraeus, Greece
Satellite Meeting focus
Our Section promotes the compilation and use of statistics both in the successful management and operation of libraries and in the demonstration of the value of libraries outside the profession.
We are seeking great presenters to share their knowledge, skills and experience implementing innovative assessment methodologies in a workshop or presentation style that can translate into successful applications for any Library type.
Possible Topics for Proposals
Evaluation / demonstrating evidence of support and services / materials, and so on through:
– Visual analytics
– Data analytics
– Quantitative applications of Library assessments
– Qualitative applications of Library assessments
– Web analytics
– Capacity building through successful data story telling
– Targeting Audiences with appropriate data
Interested parties are invited to submit an abstract (maximum 700 words) in English for a proposed presentation or workshop that include goals with outcomes for participants (what are the takeaways?).
Each presentation or workshop session will last approximately 50 minutes.
All submissions must be in English and include the abstract and goals with outcomes and also:
– the title of the proposal;
– author/presenter’s name,
– position and employer;
– author/presenter’s email address and telephone number.
Proposals will be reviewed by a sub-committee of members of the Statistics and Evaluation Section.
Please submit your proposals before 15 March 2019 to:
Bella K. Gerlich
Abstract submission: 15 March 2019
Notification of acceptance: 5 April 2019
Deadline for Powerpoint submission and any accompanying materials / handouts: 15 June 2019
At least one of the paper’s authors must be present to deliver a summary of the paper during the program of the Satellite Meeting.
Authors of accepted papers must complete the IFLA Authors’ Permission Form.
All expenses for attending the satellite meeting (eg. travel, accommodation, etc.) are the responsibility of the authors/presenters. No financial support can be provided by IFLA.
Congress Participation Grants
List of opportunities for support is available on the Conference Participation Grants webpage.
About the location
Inhabited since the 26th century BC, Piraeus is chief port city in Greece, located 12 kilometers (7 miles) southwest from Athens city center and lies along the east coast of the Saronic Gulf. Visit http://www.visitgreece.gr/en/main_cities/piraeus
The University of Piraeus is one of the largest universities in Greece. Visit http://www.unipi.gr/unipi/en/