Posted on behalf of Anthi Katsirikou, QQML Conference co-chair:
Dear Friends, Dear Colleagues,
My Warm Greetings for a Happy, Healthy and Prosperous New Year 2022!
It is our pleasure to invite you in Athens city (24-27 May, 2022) for the 14th Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries International Conference (QQML2022, www.qqml.org ) which 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: www.qqml.org/description-of-the-contribution/
Plenary talks, Workshops and Special Sessions are included in the related page of the website www.qqml.org
Because of the uncertain times we live the conference will be hybrid this year: Physically and virtually organized. This choice faces the challenges of the visa denial, virus pandemics etc. All necessary precautions will be taken into account and will be applied (limited numbers, masks, distance, vaccine, tests…).
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 theme: “Measuring of reading and literacy in future libraries: transformation and innovation”
Library theory and research: New theories, models and frameworks in LIS
Free discussion seminar/ webinar
Organizer: Markku A. Laitinen, Planning Officer, The National Library of Finland.
Short introduction lecture and free discussion in small groups and compilation of the work groups results in common session.
This is preceded by an advance task => We know this as Me-We-Us method.
At the web page: www.qqml.org/call-of-proposals/ you may send proposals:
1. For Special Sessions (4-6 papers),
3. Abstracts/Papers to be included in the proposed sessions, to new sessions or as contributed papers.
Contributions may be realized through one of the following ways
a. structured abstracts (not exceeding 500 words) and presentation;
b. full papers (not exceeding 12,000 words);
In all the above cases at least one of the authors ought to be registered in the conference: www.qqml.org/registration/ .
Abstracts and full papers should be submitted electronically within the timetable provided in the web page: www.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 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.
QQML 2022 Important Dates
Abstract submissions: January 15, 2022 EXTENSION February 15th
Notification of acceptance two weeks after submission.
Deadline Paper Submission: 1st of May 2022 (optional)
Deadline Presentation Submission: 1st of May 2022
Early bird Registration: up to 1st of March 2022
Submissions of abstracts to special or contributed sessions could be sent directly to the conference secretariat at [log in to unmask] . 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://www.qqml.org or contact the secretary of the conference at : [log in to unmask]
Paper contributions 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
Looking forward to welcoming you in Athens,
On behalf of the Conference Committee
Anthi Katsirikou (Ms)
Librarian, PhD, MSc
Director, University of Piraeus Library
Adjunct Professor, Open University of Greece
President of the Association of Greek Librarians and Information Professionals
Information Literacy Standing Committee Member, IFLA
IATUL, ALA/ ACRL Member
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