Conceptions of Library and Information Science (CoLIS) is a series of international conferences aiming to provide a broad forum for the exploration and exchange of ideas in the field of Library and Information Science, Information Studies, and related disciplines. It welcomes diverse contributions offering empirical, theoretical and historical perspectives.
The theme of the conference is - as indicated in the name CoLIS - Conceptions (approaches, theories, etc.) of Library and Information Science (LIS). This concerns the well established LIS subfields, such as:
We welcome submissions on all aspects of the subject, including information science, information systems, library science, archives, records management, and digital humanities.
University of Exeter, Department of Sociology, Philosophy and Anthropology, Exeter Centre for the Study of the Life Sciences, Data Studies Group
Rutgers, School of Communication & Information, Department of Library and Information Science, Center for International Scholarship in School Libraries (CISSL)
University of California, Los Angeles, Department of Information Studies, Graduate School of Education & Information Studies
NEW! All accepted full papers are currently being refereed by the program committee. Authors will receive reviews by the end of June and will, based on the reviews, hand in the final version of the papers by July 31. The full papers will be published as a supplement of Information Research journal, which is indexed in Web of Science (Social Sciences Citation Index) and other important bibliographical databases.
The Doctoral Forum will take place on June 16, 2019, at the Faculty of Arts, Ljubljana, Slovenia.
The Doctoral Forum is intended to provide a setting for discussion of doctoral students' research projects with invited senior researchers and other participating students. The discussions will take place in a constructive spirit and a friendly atmosphere taking into consideration the diversity of contemporary LIS. A further objective is to act as a platform initiating international contacts between doctoral students as well as researchers that may enable future collaboration.
REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED
Conference dinner is included in the conference fee.
After submitting your registration form, an invoice with payment details will be emailed to you.
Registration closes on June 3, 2019.
Early bird fees (by March 20, 2019):
Regular fees after March 20, 2019:
FACULTY OF ARTS, Aškerčeva 2, Ljubljana
To welcome reception (Monday):
NATIONAL AND UNIVERSITY LIBRARY, Turjaška 1, Ljubljana
To conference dinner (Tuesday):
LJUBLJANA CASTLE, restaurant Gostilna na gradu, Grajska planota 1, Ljubljana (detailed information >> )