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					WIN AND JOIN!                                       Winners of the IFLA LIS Student Paper Award:
77 IFLA World Library and Information Congress
                                                   2009 – Agnese Perrone, University of Parma, Italy
13th – 18th August 2011
San Juan, Puerto Rico                                                                                  INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION
                                                  2010 – Chiara Consonni, DILLTallin/Parma/Oslo
                                                                                                       OF LIBRARY ASSOCIATIONS
                                                                                                       AND INSTITUTIONS
“Libraries beyond libraries:
Integration, Innovation and
Information for all””
Further information at                                                                                 3nd IFLA
                                                                                                       Library and Information Science
                                                                                                       Student Paper Award

                                                                                                       Call for Papers
                                                                                                       Language: English

                                                 Dr. Petra Hauke
                                                 Secretary, IFLA Section Education & Training
                                                 Berlin School of Library and Information Science
                                                 Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
                                                 Post: Hochkalterweg 3a, D-12107 Berlin, Germany
                                                          HOW TO WRITE                                           CRITERIA
HOW TO JOIN?                                              To help students with less experience in               The criteria to measure the quality and relevance
                                                          abstracts/paper writing, templates for both the        of papers are:
1.IFLA offers an “IFLA Library and Information            abstract and the paper are published on the SET            • Relationship to the theme of the IFLA
Science (LIS) Student Paper Award”, coordinated by        website at                       Congress and the sub theme/s of the
the IFLA Section Education and Training Standing                                                                        relevant Section;
Committee (SET SC).                                                                                                  • Relevant discussion of current issues in
                                                          STEP BY STEP
                                                                                                                        the topic field including reference to
                                                          Please visit the IFLA Conference 2011 website at              appropriate literature;
2. The objectives of the Award are to:           and respond to
                                                                                                                     • Quality of ideas, research methods, results
                                                          any IFLA Section’s Call for Papers.
    •   encourage LIS students to submit papers                                                                         or argument;
        addressing the current IFLA World                 To apply for the award, LIS students whose
                                                          abstracts have been accepted by any IFLA                   • Quality of writing and referencing.
        Library and Information Congress theme,
                                                          Section should follow these guidelines:
     • reward the best LIS student paper
        submission for the IFLA Congress each                 • Submit the following three (3) items: (1)        SELECTION PROCESS
        year,                                                     the full conference paper; (2) copy of any     The papers will be reviewed by the IFLA LIS
                                                                  IFLA Section's letter of acceptance; and       Student Paper Award Committee, consisting of
     • give LIS students the opportunity to take                  (3) letter of recommendation from the          current elected members of the SET SC. Up to three
        part in an IFLA Congress,                                 student's LIS Professor.                       finalists will be recognized by the committee for
     • give LIS students the chance to learn                  • Submissions must follow the templates            their outstanding achievements. From these three
        more about IFLA activities,                               provided: ie to follow the requirements        finalists, one winner will be chosen to receive
     • prepare and encourage the new LIS                          for a structured abstract as well as for       financial support to attend the IFLA Congress.
        Generation to participate in IFLA                         style, citations, references etc.
        activities,                                           • Candidates should submit their
                                                                                                                 THE AWARD
3.The target group is LIS students from all over the              applications by email or by traditional mail   The award for the first place winner of the IFLA
world, who are enrolled in a course of study for the              to the IFLA SET SC Secretary: Dr. Petra        LIS Student Paper Award 2011 includes:
“first     professional      qualification”       (e.g.           Hauke, Hochkalterweg 3a, D-12107
bachelor/graduate diploma/master) in the country                  Berlin, Germany, email:                           •     Current IFLA Congress registration fee
of study. PhD students are not eligible for the award.                             plus grant for economy airfare and
                                                                                                                          economical lodging, up to 1000 €,
4. All IFLA Sections are requested to open their                                                                      • 1 year’s free IFLA membership, and
Call for Papers to students. Accepted student papers                                                                      publication of the paper in the IFLA
will be presented either in the relevant Section’s          Important deadlines:                                          Journal.
conference session or, if appropriate, in the SET           15th April 2011 – full paper submission              Second and third place finalists will receive a
Open Session.                                                                                                    certificate.
                                                            01st May 2011 – notification of award

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