Mobile technologies: information on the move
Brisbane, Australia 11 - 13 May 2011
This conference, hosted by The University of Southern Queensland in collaboration with Athabasca University, the Open University, Thompson Rivers University and Emerald Group Publishing, aims to explore and share work carried out in libraries around the world to deliver services and resources to users ‘on the move’ via a growing plethora of mobile or handheld devices.
The conference will bring together researchers, technical developers, managers and library practitioners to exchange experience and expertise and generate ideas for future developments.
We are seeking papers on the following themes:
1. Emerging mobile technologies (including platforms, devices and software)
2. Delivering new mobile services to users
3. New mobile applications (technical)
4. Mobile users (e.g. studies of requirements and/or behaviour)
5. Development of content for mobiles (including OERs, commercially published, user-generated etc.)
6. Privacy and mobiles
7. Copyright issues for mobile delivery
Please submit your abstracts (up to 300 words) to M-Libraries-Conference@open.ac.uk by November 1st. These will be subject to peer review and authors will be notified by 14 January 2011.
We expect that papers may include research reports, demonstrations of technical developments, practical case studies or reviews. Posters are also invited.
Papers or presentation
Papers or presentations should last no longer than 20 minutes plus 5 minutes for questions.
Posters will be displayed throughout the conference and time will be allocated in the programme for poster viewing.
Conference proceedings will be published online.
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