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EALC-2020 Postponed and Moved Online

In light with the growing global concern related to the spread of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus), as a precautionary measure, the Steering Committee of the Eurasian Academic Libraries Conference (EALC) has decided to reschedule the annual conference from June 16-19, 2020 to September 30 - October 2, 2020. The conference will take place online.

     Alive to Changes: Engage. Embrace. Ensure

The Nazarbayev University Library and the Association of University Libraries in the Republic of Kazakhstan invite you to the 9th Eurasian Academic Libraries Conference with the theme “Alive to Changes: Engage. Embrace. Ensure” which will be held in the framework of the Eurasian Higher Education Leaders Forum on 30 September - 2 October 2020 at Nazarbayev University (Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan).

The Conference features distinguished researchers and engaging speakers. The conference will be a venue for scientific discussion, constructive exchange of information, best practices, and lessons, through oral and poster presentations. In addition, a range of special workshops and lightning talks aim to attract participants on wider issues of future-ready libraries and library professionals. 

We also extend our invitation to potential sponsors as exhibitors. As an exhibitor, you will enjoy exposure and direct marketing opportunities with practitioners and decision-makers in the field. You may choose from different sponsorship packages: Platinum, Gold, Silver, Bronze.

The conference will also provide a live streaming link for those who can’t attend. 

The languages of the conference are English/Russian/Kazakh.

Important Dates

Opening of Registration                               January (Postponed to July)

Call for Abstracts / Papers / Posters            10 January 

Submission of informative abstracts            28 February (Extended until March 15)

Notification of approved abstracts               15 March (Extended until March 30)

Submission of full papers                            10 April 

Submission of posters                                 10 April 

Submission of revised full papers

posters, powerpoint presentations              15 May 

Deadline of Registration                              August 

Conference                                                 Postponed to 30 September - 2 October


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This annual international conference discusses current issues and trends in library and information services. It is part of the Eurasian Higher Education Leaders Forum of the Nazarbayev University. 

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