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Call for Participation: iConference 2014 
Berlin, Germany
4-7 March, 2014
http://iconference.ischools.org/iConference14/2014index/

The ninth annual iConference will take place 4-7 March, 2014, in Berlin,
Germany. The four days will include peer-reviewed Papers, Notes, Posters,
Workshops and Sessions for Interaction and Engagement. Also included are a
Doctoral Student Colloquium and an Early Career Colloquium. Keynote addresses
will be given by Tony Hey of Microsoft Research and Melissa Terras of the
Department of Information Studies, University College London. 

Presented by the iSchools organization (www.ischools.org), the iConference is
an annual gathering of information scholars and researchers from around the
world who share a common concern about critical information issues in
contemporary society. All are invited to participate; affiliation with the
iSchools is not a prerequisite.

iConference 2014 is hosted by Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin; its program is
administered by the Royal School of Library and Information Science,
University of Copenhagen. Microsoft Research is a presenting sponsor. The
official proceedings will be published in the IDEALS open repository (Illinois
Digital Environment for Access to Learning and Scholarship).

IMPORTANT LINKS

* Conference: http://iconference.ischools.org/iConference14/2014index/

* Past Proceedings: http://ischools.org/the-iconference/
* Facebook: IConference
* Twitter: @iConf | #iconf14

SUBMISSION INFORMATION
The following is a brief overview; please visit our website for complete
submissions guidelines. Authors are discouraged from submitting the same
research to different conference submission categories. For example, authors
should not submit the same research as a Note and a Poster. Duplicate
submissions may not be reviewed or accepted.

* PAPERS: 
We invite papers discussing, analysing, and critiquing theories and concepts,
or reporting results of completed original research. Submitted papers should
be between 5,000 and 6,000 words (not counting references), and should not
have been published or submitted for publication elsewhere. Each will be
refereed in a double-blind process. More at
http://www.iconference.ischools.org/iConference14/papers/

Submission deadline: 15 August 2013, 23:00 GMT
Papers Chairs: Diane Sonnenwald, Professor, UCD School of Information &
Library Studies, Dublin; Dietmar Wolfram, Professor, School of Information
Studies University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

* NOTES: 
Reports of early and partial results from original research are invited for
submission as a Note. Submitted notes should be between 2,000 and 2,500 words
(not counting references). Submissions will be refereed in a double-blind
process. More at http://www.iconference.ischools.org/iConference14/notes/

Submission deadline: 18 September 2013, 23:00 GMT 
Notes Chairs: Diane Sonnenwald, Professor, UCD School of Information & Library
Studies, Dublin; Dietmar Wolfram, Professor, School of Information Studies
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

* POSTERS
We welcome submission of Posters presenting new work, preliminary results and
designs, or educational projects. Submitted posters should be around 1,500
words (not including references). These posters will undergo a double-blind
review. Posters will be published in the proceedings. More at
http://www.iconference.ischools.org/iConference14/posters/

Abstract submission deadline: 18 September 2013, 23:00 GMT
Posters Chairs: Toine Bogers, Assistant Professor, Royal School of Library and
Information Science, University of Copenhagen; Paul D. Clough, Senior
Lecturer, Information School of Social Science, University of Sheffield.

* WORKSHOPS
Workshops can be half- or full day and can focus on any area related to the
conference theme (Breaking Down Walls: Culture, Context, Computing) or more
broadly to the purview of the iSchools, namely, the relationships among
information, people and technology. Please note that workshops should be free
of charge to conference participants. More at
http://www.iconference.ischools.org/iConference14/workshops/

Submission deadline: 4 September 2013, 23:00 GMT 
Workshops Chairs: Lynn Silipigni Connaway, Senior Research Scientist, OCLC
Research; Soo Young Rieh, Associate Professor, School of Information,
University of Michigan.

* SESSIONS FOR INTERACTION AND ENGAGEMENT
Formerly called Alternative Events, these sessions can include panels,
fishbowls, performances, storytelling, roundtable discussions, wildcard
sessions, demos/exhibitions, and more. All should be highly participatory,
informal, engaging, and pluralistic. More at
http://www.iconference.ischools.org/iConference14/sie/

Submission deadline: 4 September 2013, 23:00 GMT 
Sessions for Interaction and Engagement Chairs: Lynn Silipigni Connaway,
Senior Research Scientist, OCLC Research; Soo Young Rieh, Associate Professor,
School of Information, University of Michigan.

OTHER EVENTS SCHEDULED

* DOCTORAL COLLOQUIUM
The Doctoral Colloquium provides doctoral students the opportunity to present
their work to senior faculty and engage with one another in a setting that is
relatively informal but that allows for the fullest of intellectual exchanges.
Students receive feedback on their dissertation, career paths, and other areas
from participating faculty and student peers. Participation in the Doctoral
Colloquium is restricted to students who have applied for and been accepted
into the Colloquium. More at
http://iconference.ischools.org/iConference14/doctoral/

Application deadline: 26 August 2013, 23:00 GMT
Doctoral Colloquium Co-Chairs: Karen E. Fisher, Professor, University of
Washington; Jens-Erik Mai, Professor, Royal School of Library and Information
Science, University of Copenhagen; Gloria Mack, Professor, University of
California, Irvine

* EARLY CAREER COLLOQUIUM
This half-day event is intended for assistant professors, post-docs, or others
in pre-tenure positions and builds on the tradition of highly successful
events at past iConferences. More at
http://www.iconference.ischools.org/iConference14/jr_faculty/

Early Career Colloquium Chairs: Jeffrey Pomerantz, Associate Professor,
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Vivien Petras, Professor, Berlin
School of Library and Information Science.

ADDITIONAL ORGANIZERS
Conference Chairs: Michael Seadle, Director of the School and Dean of the
Faculty of Arts, Berlin School of Library and Information Science, Berlin; Per
Hasle, Rector, Royal School of Library and Information Science, University of
Copenhagen.

Program Chairs: Jack Andersen, Vice-Rector and Head of Department, Elke
Greifeneder, Assistant Professor, and Beth Juncker, Professor, Royal School of
Library and Information Science, University of Copenhagen.

Proceedings Chair: Maxi Kindling, Lecturer, Berlin School of Library and
Information Science

Program Committee:
Alessandro Acquisti, Carnegie Mellon University
Nicholas Belkin, Rutgers University
John Bertot, University of Maryland College Park
Wade Bishop, University of Tennessee
Catherine Blake, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Pia Borlund, Copenhagen University
Geoffrey C. Bowker, University of California, Irvine
Nadia Caidi, University of Toronto
Donald Case, University of Kentucky
Chuanfu Chen, Wuhan University
Andrew Clement, University of Toronto
Sheila Corrall, University of Pittsburgh
Kevin Crowston, Syracuse University / National Science Foundation
Mats Dahlström, University of Borås
Kristin Eschenfelder, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Melanie Feinberg, The University of Texas at Austin
Robert Glushko, University of California, Berkeley
Elke Greifeneder, University of Copenhagen
Jette Seiden Hyldegaard, University of Copenhagen
Anita Komlodi, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Christopher Lee, University of North Carolina
Ulf Leser, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Dirk Lewandowksi, Hamburg University of Applied Sciences
Bonnie Mak, University of Illinois
Eric Meyers, University of British Columbia
Karine Nahon, University of Washington
Bonnie Nardi, UC Irvine
Harri Oinas-Kukkonen, University of Oulu
Gary M.Olson, University of California, Irvine
Nils Pharo, Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences
Andreas Rauber, Vienna University of Technology
Howard Rosenbaum, Indiana University
Steve Sawyer, Syracuse University
Kalpana Shankar, University College Dublin 
Jaime Snyder, Syracuse University
Juliane Stiller, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Joseph T. Tennis, University of Washington
Robert Villa, University of Sheffield
Lihong Zhou, Wuhan University

More at http://iconference.ischools.org/iConference14/2014index/


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Juliane Stiller
Researcher Europeana v2.0, GALATEAS, Promise
Berlin School of Library and Information Science
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Dorotheenstr. 26, 10117 Berlin

phone: +49 30 2093 4453

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