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Call for Juried Panels: ALISE Annual 2019

Call for Juried Panels

Deadline: March 15, 2019 

Notification of Acceptance: May 15, 2019


Submissions are encouraged for Juried Panels for the 2019 ALISE Annual Conference, "Exploring learning in a global information context." This conference welcomes contributions that explore how LIS schools in various parts of the world respond to the growing career opportunities in the information professions by developing curricula, programs, and research activities that address global LIS education issue.  


A panel must have a clear focus explicitly related to the conference theme. Panels should be designed to foster interaction between panelists and audience members. Innovative panel formats are encouraged. Panel presentations will be scheduled in 90-minute blocks.  Submission Requirements/Instructions: All submissions must be entered into the ALISE 2019 Submission System at First-time users will be required to register and create an account. When making a submission, be prepared to provide the following information: 


  • Type of Submission (Juried Paper, Juried Panel, SIG Submission, Works in Progress Poster, Doctoral Student Poster) 
  • First and Last (Family) name of all authors  
  • Email address for all authors ·Institution/Organization name of each author 
  • Title of Presentation ·Full abstract (this can be copied and pasted into the system) ·Short abstract (50-100 word summary of the work for potential use on website and in conference publications) 
  • Keyword(s)


Application Instructions:

Please complete page 1 of the submission form, then click on "Proceed" in the lower left corner. On page 2 of the submission form, you will be able to review what you entered on the previous page and can upload a file containing your contribution (this is optional and uploading a file will not increase or decrease chances of acceptance). If you are satisfied with your submission, please click on "Upload File (optional) and Complete Submission." If you wish to save your work and add a file later, click on "Save Submission."  Please note: By submitting your juried panel, you agree to publish the submission, if accepted, in the ALISE Conference Proceedings in the online repository IDEALS ( Authors will retain the rights to their published work. 
Authors whose panels are accepted are required to register for, attend and present the work at the ALISE 2019 Conference in Knoxville, Tennessee, September 24-26, 2019.  Failure to do so will result in removal of the panel from the proceedings. 

Evaluation Criteria: Abstracts will be evaluated by the Juried Panels Committee according to the following criteria:

  • Congruence with the conference theme
  • Relevance to current and emerging issues in LIS education
  • Qualifications of the proposed presenters
  • Appropriateness of the panel format; innovation is encouraged
  • Opportunity for audience interaction

Conference presentation time slots will be published online and in the conference program.  


Questions? Please direct questions regarding the 2019 Call for Juried Panels to the co-chairs: Kyle M. L. Jones Indiana University-Indianapolis (IUPUI)  Linda Lillard Clarion University


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