The program committee seeks submissions in line with the main theme Connect, Collaborate, Create: Advancing Library Associations and Partnerships to Future-proof our Profession and based on the following topics:
The Management of Library Associations of IFLA is delighted to collaborate with the Nazarbayev University Library and the Association of University Libraries in the Republic of Kazakhstan to present a joint conference. The goal is to bring information, experiences and recommendations to contribute to strengthen library associations worldwide.
Here are MLAS themes to inspire you:
These themes identified by MLAS for the conference are based on MLAS analysis of data from IFLA and MLAS. Additionally, we considered priority themes of bodies such as the United Nations where IFLA has maintained a constant presence for the last ten years.
Participants are invited to contribute papers such as research and case studies aligned with the theme and other relevant aspects. The Program Committee encourages a full paper submission. All accepted papers will be notified and included in the conference proceedings.
All submissions should be done via EasyChair link.
Accepted papers must be presented by the author/s during the conference. Authors will be given 20 minutes each to present.
PechaKucha is a short, focused and inspiring narrated slideshow of 20 slides (20 seconds per slide) using MS PowerPoint. It will typically include progress updates, new developments, innovations, and best practices.
See more information about PechaKucha https://www.pechakucha.com/
Abstract length: 500 words
Poster presentation includes work-in-progress reports as well as new developments and innovations During the conference, presenters will display posters and be available to discuss their work at specific times. The display should summarise your research results using visuals such as tables, graphs, and pictures.
Posters should be A1 Portrait (85 cm x 120 cm) and printed on paper for display on poster boards. Please bring the posters with you.Submit a digital version for the archive in an accessible format, ideally a PowerPoint or a PDF that will work with a screen reader.
Abstract length: 500 words
Submitted posters should be original and written in English, Russian and Kazakh languages.
In submitting posters, authors should register and create their EasyChair account and upload documents using this conference paper management system.
Use APA style 7th edition in citing and referencing.
Workshops are interactive sessions where participants engage in discussions and activities that aim to improve their skills or generate practical ideas for future use. To participate, submit a 500-word proposal that includes details such as the topics to be covered, objectives, expected outcomes, target audience, and required equipment.
Presentation format (if applicable)