Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Call for presentations, papers and roundtable discussions International Summit of the Book Conference 2-3 November, Limerick

The 5th International Summit of the Book Conference will be hosted by Limerick Institute of Technology on 2-3 November

The main theme of this prestigious global conference is:

“Words are all we have” [Samuel Becket 1909-1989] The Book: History, Knowledge and Technology. The Voyage."
The Summit invites suggestions for potential  Invited speakers and paper submissions  focusing on the following sub-themes:

Presentations are due on 30th September

Submissions in any of the following forms are accepted:
·         Full paper (maximum 8 pages) to be published in conference proceedings
·         Presentation
·         Roundtable discussion
Papers submission deadline: 30th September 2016
To register


The “International Summit of the Book” is a US Library of Congress initiative. The Summit discusses the development of books into electronic formats and its impact on reading; the challenges facing books and the publishing industry and the role of books and reading in societies. The Summit also discusses key issues on technology and manuscripts, including the role of translation in the preservation and transmission of culture, and books as an important tool in cultural exchange.
For further information: please visit the 5th International Summit of the Book website
Please keep an eye on our Facebook page  and follow LIT Library Twitter page @LIRC_Limerick and hashtag #BookSummitIRL for updates on our speakers and further details on the event.

Kind Regards,
Jerald Cavanagh

Jerald Cavanagh
Institute Librarian
Limerick Institute of Technology
Moylish Park
Tel 00353 61 293806
Mob 00353 86 8366726

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