Wednesday, April 01, 2009

LISA VI Call for Papers

Library and Information Services in Astronomy VI
"21st Century Astronomy Librarianship: from new ideas to action"

hosted by the Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and
Astrophysics (IUCAA) Library and the National Centre for
Radio Astrophysics (NCRA) Library

Pune, Maharashtra, India, February 14-17, 2010

The LISA VI Scientific Organizing Committee cordially invites you to submit contributed talks and poster presentations. Papers are solicited in particular, but not exclusively, on the following topics:

* Future of Librarianship
* Web 2.0/3.0
* Use, Access and Metrics
* Resource Management & Intellectual Property
* Preservation, Archiving and the Virtual Observatory

The conference Keynote Speaker will be Professor Jayant V. Narlikar, Founder-Director, IUCAA, internationally known for his work in cosmology. He is also well known as an author and populariser of science.

If you are interested in giving an oral and/or poster presentation, please submit an abstract in English using the proposal submission mechanism at the conference website. The full Call for Papers can also be seen there. Submission deadline will be May 30, 2009.

Information about previous LISA conferences is also available.