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IDIMC 2014

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CALL FOR ABSTRACTS
Abstract Submission Deadline: 6 June 2014
IDIMC 2014 ‘Making Connections’
International Data and Information Management Conference
17 September 2014 Loughborough, UK
http://idimc.org/
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The Centre for Information Management <http://www.lboro.ac.uk/cim&gt; at Loughborough University, in collaboration with the British Computer Society Data Management Specialist Group<http://www.bcs.org/category/17607&gt; is pleased to announce its inaugural International Data and Information Management Conference (IDIMC), taking place on 17th September 2014.

The conference will bring together researchers, managers and policy makers from academia, industry, government, commerce and the third sector. The overarching theme of this year’s conference is ‘making connections’ to reflect the interconnected nature of data, knowledge creation and information management.

The day will comprise a series of invited and contributed papers and posters and excellent networking opportunities throughout the day.

Confirmed Speakers include
Dr Mark Harrison, Director Auto-ID Lab, Distributed Information and Automation Laboratory, Institute for Manufacturing, University of Cambridge.
Professor Tom Wilson, University of Sheffield

Programme Committee
Christine L. Borgman, Presidential Chair & Professor of Information Studies, University of California
Guy Fitzgerald, Professor of Information Systems, Loughborough University
Robert Galliers, Distinguished Professor in Information Systems, Bentley University
Michael Myers, Professor of Information Systems, University of Auckland
Reijo Savolainen, Professor at the Department of Information Studies, University of Tampere
Philip Woodall, Distributed Information and Automation Laboratory, University of Cambridge

Conference theme: Making Connections
The information society and knowledge based economy rely on the organisation and retrieval of data and information; the processes associated with knowledge creation; and the knowledge required to design, develop and implement solutions that enable the exploitation of knowledge, data and information. However, it is when the contribution of these strands of important research are combined and integrated that their influence has the power to make breakthrough impacts on the information society and knowledge based economy. Therefore, the overarching theme of the conference is ‘making connections’, and we particularly encourage papers that reflect the interconnections and links between some of the key areas of interest outlined below.

Topics of interest
IDIMC welcomes submissions for oral presentations, and for posters, within, but not limited to, the following areas of data and information management:
•               Big data
•               Organisation and Information Retrieval
•               Data analytics, enterprise data and business intelligence
•               Data quality management
•               Open and linked data
•               Data integration, cloud computing and data warehousing
•               Master data management
•               Data visualization
•               Managing industrial data
•               Industrial data and information value
•               Knowledge creation
•               Knowledge management
•               Sharing information securely
•               People’s information behaviour
•               People centred design
•               Enterprise Information Management
•               Management of Information Systems
•               Information management benefits realization
•               Monitoring information management impact
•               Evaluating information management impact

•               Systems development methodologies
Accepted papers will be published in the Conference Proceedings published by LISU, Loughborough University.

Important dates
Submissions open: 5 March 2014
Submission deadline: 6 June 2014
Notification of authors: 4 July 2014
Deadline for final papers 29 August 2014
Conference: 17 September 2014

Submission process
Each proposal should be made using the submission template available from http://www.idimc.org/papers <http://www.idimc.org/papers&gt;  including details of authors/presenters, the proposal type (oral presentation or poster) and an abstract of 1,000 words. The completed form should be emailed to the Conference organisers: idimc@lboro.ac.uk<mailto:idimc@lboro.ac.uk>. All documents should be in MS Word (.doc or .docx) or PDF format. The deadline for submission of proposals is Friday 6 June 2014.

Accepted authors will be required to submit a full paper of between 3,000 and 5,000 words before the final submission date: Friday 29th August 2014.

Registration information
For all accepted papers and posters, at least one presenter must register for the conference; discounted rates will be available. Registration will open in May 2014. Please email the organisers (idimc@lboro.ac.uk <mailto:idimc@lboro.ac.uk>) to register interest and receive advance notification of registration.

Contact details
For further information, please email the conference organisers: idimc@lboro.ac.uk<mailto:idimc@lboro.ac.uk> or visit the conference website http://www.idimc.org

 

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EDUCATION FOR INFORMATION – VOLUME 30 NUMBERs 1-2 (2013)

Volume 30, Number 1-2 / 2013 of Education for Information is now available on the iospress.metapress.com website at http://iospress.metapress.com/content/wh6615445r17/

This issue contains:

Collaboration and knowledge sharing using 3D virtual world on Second Life <http://iospress.metapress.com/content/j989281167vqqhrn/>
p. 1
Noor Faridah A. Rahim
DOI: 10.3233/EFI-130928<http://iospress.metapress.com/content/j989281167vqqhrn/>

Information Management graduates’ accounts of their employability: A case study from the University of Sheffield <http://iospress.metapress.com/content/j08751p7p1q37033/>
p. 41
Andrew M. Cox, Mohammad Al Daoud, Stephanie Rudd
DOI: 10.3233/EFI-130929<http://iospress.metapress.com/content/j08751p7p1q37033/>

The impact on education for librarianship and information studies of the Bologna process and related European Commission programmes – and some outstanding issues in Europe and beyond <http://iospress.metapress.com/content/u281t61205kr4761/>
p. 63
Ian M. Johnson
DOI: 10.3233/EFI-130933<http://iospress.metapress.com/content/u281t61205kr4761/>

Service quality, user satisfaction and net-benefits’ effect on e-School success: The case of NEPAD’s e-School pilot in Kenya <http://iospress.metapress.com/content/c54163jl777r1355/>
p. 93
Hesbon O. Nyagowa, Dennis N. Ocholla, Stephen M. Mutula
DOI: 10.3233/EFI-130934<http://iospress.metapress.com/content/c54163jl777r1355/>

News<http://iospress.metapress.com/content/b268008118w8r226/>
p. 117
DOI: 10.3233/EFI-130932<http://iospress.metapress.com/content/b268008118w8r226/>

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AHRC MASTERS AND PhD STUDENTSHIPS – LIBRARIANSHIP & INFORMATION STUDIES

AHRC Masters and PhD Studentships available

As part of an Arts and Humanities Research Council block grant consortium between the University of Stirling and the University of Strathclyde, Professional Preparation Masters and PhD Studentships are available in the field of Librarianship and Information Studies.

For the academic year 2012/13 there are up to 2 Professional Preparation Masters (PPM) studentships, and for PhD research there is one studentship available.

The Professional Preparation Masters studentships are available to eligible who are applying for either the MSc Information and Library Studies, or MSc Information Management courses at the University of Strathclyde in the 2012/13 academic year.

More details, including application forms for both PPM and Research studentships, are available at the consortium website: http://www.artsandhumanitiesconsortium.org.uk

Closing date for applications is 30th March 2012.

Please contact David McMenemy for further information: david.mcmenemy@cis.strath.ac.uk

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