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LibrAsia 2016 : The Asian Conference on Literature & Librarianship 2016


When Apr 7, 2016 - Apr 10, 2016
Where Kobe, Japan
Submission Deadline Feb 1, 2016
Final Version Due May 10, 2016
Categories    library   technology   literature   culture studies

Call For Papers

The International Academic Forum, in conjunction with its global partners, is pleased to announce The Asian Conference on Literature & Librarianship 2016, to be held from Thursday, April 7 - Sunday, April 10, 2016, at the Art Center of Kobe, Kobe, Japan.

Publish before a global audience. Present in a supportive environment. Network and create new relationships. Hear the latest research. Experience Japan. Join a global academic community.

Conference Theme: "Justice"

The conference theme for LibrAsia2016 is "Justice", and the organizers encourage submissions that approach this theme from a variety of perspectives. However, the submission of other topics for consideration is welcome and we also encourage sessions within and across a variety of interdisciplinary and theoretical perspectives.

Submissions are organized in to the following thematic streams:


Principles, theories, models, standards challenges, legal, and social issues of LIS
Protecting and preserving librarianship: 21st Century problems and solutions
Management, leadership, planning, operation, and monitoring
Cataloging, classification, and collection management
Library research and development
Library, information literacy, education, and culture
Library instruction and reader advisory
Library, content and knowledge management
Information architectures, resources, services and promotion
Information retrieval, recommendation and personalization
Archives, museums, record management and information preservation
Publishing, electronic publishing and bibliometrics
Digital media, social media and libraries
E-learning, M-learning, learning objects, content, platforms and tools
Taxonomies, ontologies and applications
Digital humanities, literature and culture
Virtual environments and game-based learning
Emerging technologies for information organizations, such as but not limited to Web, mobile, Cloud, machine intelligence and big data
Censorship, ownership and intellectual property
Trust, reputation, ethics, security, and privacy issues


African Literature
Ancient & Classical Literature
Anglo-American Literature
Arabic/Middle Eastern Literature
Asian Literature
Children’s and Young Adult Literature
Comparative Literature
European Literature
Folktales, Myths and Legends
Historical and Political Literature
Indigenous People’s/Ethnic Literatures & Minority Discourses
Latin American Literature
Literary Criticism and Theory
Literary Practice
Literary Translation and Translatology
Literature and Film
Literature, Language and Identity
Literature and Religion
Manuscriptology, Textual and Genetic Criticism
Memoir and Autobiography
Teaching Literature
Travel Writing
Theatre and Drama

Abstracts of no more than 250 words should be submitted by February 1, 2016.

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