Sofia 2008 is hosted by the School of Library & Information Management, Emporia State University, Kansas, USA; the Department of Library and information Sciences, St. Kliment Ohridski University of Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria; the University of Kansas Libraries, Kansas, USA; Seton Hall University Library, New Jersey, USA; James A. Michener Library, University of Northern Colorado, Colorado, USA.
Sofia 2008 is part of an international conference series which has been hosted in Kansas City, Kansas (1995), Warsaw, Poland (1997) and Sofia, Bulgaria (2000, 2002, 2004, & 2006). The conference series is devoted to interpreting trends, patterns of globalization and their effect on the development of library services, and the development of information infrastructure.
Sofia 2006 will convene a wide range of experts in library and information science, infrastructure, technology, international cooperation and policy from Europe, USA and Canada.
Access to electronic networks
Organization, classification and retrieval in a web environment
Information industry & knowledge management
Information literacy and lifelong learning
Digital and virtual libraries
Information architecture and knowledge management
Information policy issues in an electronic environment
Digital rights management (DRM)
Education and training in a Web 2.0 environment
Ethics and the right to access to information
The Conference proceedings will be published.
Monday 9 June: title and abstract
Monday 30 June: notification of acceptance
Monday 20 October: final paper due for inclusion I proceedings
The conference program will include a poster session in which students and recent graduates can showcase their projects. Deadline for submitting poster abstracts is June 3, 2008.
Web-site of the Conference Sofia2008: