[Humanist] 27.472 events: libraries; textual scholarship; archives for endangered cultures

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Sat Oct 26 09:28:52 CEST 2013


                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 27, No. 472.
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  [1]   From:    Wim Van-Mierlo <Wim.Van-Mierlo at SAS.AC.UK>                 (13)
        Subject: ESTS 2013

  [2]   From:    Nick Thieberger <thien at unimelb.edu.au>                    (46)
        Subject: PARADISEC Decade Celebration Conference: Registration now
                open

  [3]   From:    "Conf at qqml.eu" <Conf at qqml.eu>                             (63)
        Subject: First Call of Proposals QQML2014, 6th Qualitative and
                Quantitative Methods in Libraries International Conference,
                27 - 30 May 2014, Kadir Has University, Istanbul, Turkey.


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        Date: Fri, 25 Oct 2013 09:12:54 +0000
        From: Wim Van-Mierlo <Wim.Van-Mierlo at SAS.AC.UK>
        Subject: ESTS 2013


"Variance in textual scholarship and genetic criticism/La variance en philologie et dans la critique génétique"

The 10th Conference<http://www.textualscholarship.eu/docs/Programme-ESTS-Paris-conference-2013.pdf> of the European Society for Textual Scholarship (ESTS 2013) will be held at the École Normale supérieure, Paris on 22-24 November 2013.

The conference fee is 50 € for full delegates and 10 € for students. To register for the conference, or get more information about the programme, please visit the ESTS website at http://www.textualscholarship.eu/conference-2013.html.
Wim

Dr Wim Van Mierlo
Acting Director

Institute of English Studies
University of London
Senate House
Malet Street
London WC1E 7HU

http://ies.sas.ac.uk

The University of London is an exempt charity in England and Wales and a charity registered in Scotland (reg. no. SC041194)



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        Date: Sat, 26 Oct 2013 07:49:56 +1100
        From: Nick Thieberger <thien at unimelb.edu.au>
        Subject: PARADISEC Decade Celebration Conference: Registration now open


Research, records and responsibility (RRR): Ten years of the Pacific and
Regional Archive for Digital Sources in Endangered Cultures (PARADISEC)

Dates: 2nd-4th December 2013

*Venue: Old Arts, Lecture Theatre C, University of Melbourne, Australia*

*Keynote Speaker*

   Shubha Chaudhuri
   Associate Director General (Academic)
   Archives and Research Centre for Ethnomusicology
   American Institute of Indian Studies
   Gurgaon, India

Registration page: http://paradisec.org.au/2013Conf.html

Program: http://paradisec.org.au/RRRProgram.html

Topics include:

   - new tools and methods for digital fieldwork
   - community-driven archive projects and how they might change the way
   archives operate;
   - dialogic fieldwork, how archival materials might influence the way
   researchers do fieldwork;
   - the reanimation of archival materials - communities breathing life
   into historical recordings;
   - the use of archived ethnographic material for:
      - linguistic analysis
      - other scholarly research
      - building corpora from archival materials
      - unexpected uses of archived linguistic or musicological records
   - benefits of textual corpora with linked media
   - collections as scholarly outputs – criteria for assessment
   - sharing data and metadata across archives nationally and
   internationally
   - locating, describing and digitising analog collections, what remains
   to be done?

The Advisory Committee is:
Kevin Bradley (National Library of Australia),
Andrew Garrett (UC Berkeley, California Language Archive),
Gary Holton (Alaska Native Language Center),
Nicole Kruspe (Repository and Workspace for Austroasiatic Intangible
Heritage, Lund),
Susan Kung (Archive of the Indigenous Languages of Latin America)
Åshild Naess (Newcastle University),
Paul Trilsbeek (MPI Nijmegen, DELAMAN),
Jane Simpson (Australian National University). The Organising Committee is:

   -
   - Linda Barwick (University of Sydney),
   - Amanda Harris (University of Sydney),
   - Simon Musgrave (Monash University),
   - Nick Thieberger (University of Melbourne).



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        Date: Fri, 25 Oct 2013 22:34:04 +0000
        From: "Conf at qqml.eu" <Conf at qqml.eu>
        Subject: First Call of Proposals QQML2014, 6th Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries International Conference, 27 - 30 May 2014, Kadir Has University, Istanbul, Turkey.


International Conference (QQML2014), 
27 - 30 May 2014, Kadir Has University, Istanbul, Turkey.

We invite you to submit a paper /abstract /poster /workshop to the 6th Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries Abstract submission deadline: 20 December 2013.

First Call of Proposals QQML2014

Dear Colleagues,

 It is our great pleasure to announce the 6th Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries International Conference ((QQML2014), 27 - 30 May 2014, Kadir Has University, Istanbul, Turkey: http://www.isast.org/qqml2014.html
Since 2009 QQML has provided an excellent framework for the presentation of new trends and developments in every aspect of Library and Information Science, Technology, Applications and Research.

The 6th QQML2014 was scheduled during the previous 5th QQML2013 Conference. It was also decided that the 7th QQML 2015 International Conference will be organized in Paris, France.
QQML2009, QQML2010, QQML2011, QQML2012 and QQML2013 were successful events both from the number and quality of the presentations and from the post conference publications in Journals and Books.

QQML2014 will continue and expand the related topics.
Papers are invited for this international conference. The conference will consider, but not be limited to, the following indicative themes:

1. Bibliographic Control
2. Bibliometric Research
3. Change of Libraries and Managerial techniques
4. Changes in Learning, Research and Information needs and Behaviour of Users
5. Climate Change Data
6. Communication Strategies
7. Data Analysis and Data Mining
8. Development and Assessment of Digital Repositories
9. Development of Information and Knowledge Services on the Public Library
10. Digital Libraries
11. Economic Co-operation and Development
12. Energy Data and Information
13. Environmental Assessment
14. Financial strength and sustainability
15. Health information services
16. Historical and Comparative case studies related to Librarianship
17. Information and Data on various aspects of Food and Agriculture
18. Information and Knowledge Services
19. Information Literacy: Information sharing, Democracy and Lifelong Learning
20. Library Cooperation: Problems and Challenges at the beginning of the 21st century
21. Library change and Technology
22. Management
23. Marketing
24. Museums, Libraries and Cultural Organizations
25. Music Librarianship
26. Performance Measurement and Competitiveness
27. Publications
28. Quality evaluation and promotion of info
29. Technology & Innovations in Libraries and their Impact on Learning, Research and Users
30. Technology transfer and Innovation in Library management

Special Sessions – Workshops

You may send proposals for Special Sessions (4-6 papers) or Workshops (more than 2 sessions) including the title and a brief description at:  secretar at isast.org<mailto:secretar at isast.org?subject=QQML2014%20International%20Conference> or from the electronic submission at the web page: http://www.isast.org/abstractsubmission.html

You may also send Abstracts/Papers to be included in the following sessions, to new sessions or as contributed papers at the web page: http://www.isast.org/abstractsubmission.html

Registrations are registration forms are available from: http://www.isast.org/qqml2014registration.html

Contributions may be realized through one of the following ways

a. structured abstracts (not exceeding 500 words) and presentation;

b. full papers (not exceeding 7,000 words);

c. posters (not exceeding 2,500 words);

d. visual presentations (Pecha kucha). These presentations consist of exactly 20 slides, each of which is displayed for 20 seconds.  Total presentation time is precisely 6 minutes 40 seconds and so it is important to use the transition feature in PowerPoint to time your presentation exactly.

In all the above cases at least one of the authors ought to be registered in the conference. Abstracts and full papers should be submitted electronically within the timetable provided in the web page: http://www.isast.org/

The abstracts and full papers should be in compliance to the author guidelines: http://www.isast.org/
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 website of the conference, after the permission of the author(s).

Student submissions

Professors and Supervisors are encouraged to organize conference sessions of Postgraduate theses and dissertations.

Please direct any questions regarding the QQML 2014 Conference and Student Research Presentations to: the secretariat of the conference at: secretar at isast.org<mailto:secretar at isast.org>
On behalf of the Conference Committee,

Dr. Anthi Katsirikou, Conference Co-Chair
University of Piraeus Library Director
Head, European Documentation Center
Board Member of the Greek Association of Librarians and Information Professionals
anthi at asmda.com<mailto:anthi at asmda.com>






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