[Sigmed-l] Call for Contributions - 3rd International Evidence Based Librarianship Conference

Helen Partridge h.partridge at qut.edu.au
Tue Mar 8 01:51:13 EST 2005

Apologies for cross posting

Call for Contributions

3rd International Evidence Based Librarianship Conference

Evolution of evidence: global perspectives on linking 
research with practice.

Brisbane, Australia
16-19 October 2005

Submission of abstract deadline 1 April 2005

The conference offers a forum for scholarly discussion about 
the role and future of evidence based practice within the 
ever-changing library industry.  The conference is a place 
for all library and information professionals regardless of 
their specialisation who are interested in learning how to 
harness evidence to establish best practice and to make 
informed decisions that will facilitate excellence in 
library and information services.  The conference challenges 
us to rethink and refine the way in which we work as library 
and information professionals in the twenty-first century.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

Using research to inform practical decision-making
Drawing on evidence to maximise the value and impact of 
information services
Harnessing the evidence base for successful teaching and 
Developing and applying tools for evidence based practice 
(benchmarking, good practice guidelines, standards, 
accreditation and audit)
Researching the needs of users and communities - by 
practitioners for practitioners
Exploring current and future prospects for evidence-based 
information practice (librarianship; information science; 
informatics; information literacy; information technology)
Facilitating practitioner perspectives on implementing 
evidence-based practice
Delivering effective and cost-effective LIS services
Uniting international evidence with local action

Submissions are being sought for research papers, hot topics 
and posters.

Submissions in the form of a 300 word abstract should be 
sent to the Program Committee Chair at ebl2005 at alia.org.au 
by 1 April 2005.

Full details on the Call for Contributions can be found at 

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