International Conference on “Transformation of Knowledge Repository into Knowledge Economy”

September 19-20, 2019 | Venue: Minhaj University Lahore

 SUB THEMES

  1. Combating academic dishonesty in Higher Education
  2. Academic integrity and role of Libraries
  3. Librarians as agent of change
  4. Information society and knowledge economy
  5. Libraries, Information, Content and Knowledge Management
  6. Information Literacy
  7. Intellectual Capital
  8.  Information Entrepreneurship, Design and Delivery
  9. Interdisciplinary and collaborative initiatives
  10. Social media and its impact on libraries
  11. Indigenous knowledge systems
  12. Re-Engineering the libraries for the next user generation
  13. Application of ICTs in libraries
  14. Academia, library practitioner linkages: bridging the gap
  15. Library and competitive intelligence
  16. Digitization, digital publishing and related trends
  17. Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) and role of library
  18. Consortia and public policy for the library


Guidelines for Abstract Submissions
 
Submissions
You are invited to be part of this exciting event, connect with national and international participants, and disseminate your research, experience, opinions in any of the following tracks:
 
Author Guidelines:
Please follow APA Style Manual 6th edition, for preparing manuscript according to the following structure:
 
Author's Name and Surname
Author's affiliation including the name of the institution, city, country and e-mail
 
Abstract Submission (Structured): Abstracts should be 500-750 words in length excluding references and should state the Purpose/Aim, Research Design, Key Findings (if applicable), Significance/implications, Key words clearly. Contributions must be prepared by using the MS Word.
 
Abstracts should be formatted for A4 paper, and using Times New Roman font type. Abstracts must contain the title of the paper (14-point font) and the authors' names, affiliations and email addresses (12-point font) which should all be left justified.
 
Full Paper: Structured Abstract; Keywords (4-6); Background/Introduction; Purpose/Problem Statement; Research Objectives/Research Questions/Hypotheses; Literature Review; Research Design/Methodology; Findings; Discussion; Recommendations and Conclusion; Research Implications.
 
Reference style and citations
The accuracy and completeness of the references is the responsibility of the author. The format for citations in text for bibliographic references follows the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th edition).  
 
Keywords: A minimum of 4 and maximum of 6 keywords should be added. Semi colon should be used to separate keywords.
 
Criteria for Selection:
All submissions will be double blind peer reviewed against the following criteria:
·       Relevance to conference theme
·       Clarity, coherence, organization of writing
·       Academic or professional merit
·       Originality and innovation of the work
 

IMPORTANT DATES

Abstracts/Posters Proposal Deadline June 14, 2019
Notification of Abstracts/Poster Proposal July 01, 2019
Full Length Paper/Poster Submission August 16, 2019
Camera Ready Presentation Submission: September 06, 2019


REGISTRATION FEE

International Participants:           US$ 50

Early Bird Registration:                 2,500/- PKR

Regular Registration:                    3,000/- PKR

On Spot Registration:                    4,000/- PKR

 

Last Date of Early Bird Registration June 28, 2019

Send your abstract at: lisconference@mul.edu.pk

For registration

Mr. Zaheer Ahmad

Director Libraries, MUL

Cell: +923234676056

Office: +92 (0)42-35145621-24  Ext: 328

Email: director.libraries@mul.edu.pk

www.mul.edu.pk  


Conference Secretariat and Committees:

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