Call for Papers: Sixteenth International Conference on Grey Literature

Posted by Amanda Lawrence on 12 March 2014

The Sixteenth International Conference on Grey Literature will be held at the The Library of Congress, Washington DC, USA Federal Library Information Network, December 8-9, 2014

The conference theme is 'Grey Literature Lobby - Engines and Requesters for Change'

GL16 Conference Themes
Emerging and Changing Markets for Grey Literature
Mapping Grey Communities and New Stakeholders
Public Awareness of Grey Literature
Standards for Metadata and Grey Literature
Open Access to Research
Data Publishing and Licensing Grey Literature

Due Date for submissions: April 11 2014

Participants who seek to present a paper at GL16 are invited to submit an English abstract between 350-400 words. The abstract should deal with the problem/goal, the research method/procedure, an indication of costs related to the project, as well as the anticipated results of the research. The abstract should likewise include the title of the proposed paper, theme(s) most suited to the paper, name(s) of the author(s), and full address information. Abstracts are the only tangible source that allows the Program Committee to guarantee the content and balance in the conference program. Every effort should be made to reflect the content of your work in the abstract submitted. Abstracts not in compliance with the guidelines will be returned to the author for revision.

Format for Submission: Abstracts in MS Word must be emailed to conference@textrelease.com by April 11 2014. The author will receive verification upon its receipt.

Shortly after the Program Committee meets on April 25 th 2014, authors will be notified of their place on the conference program. This notice will be accompanied by further guidelines for submission of full text papers, accompanying research data, PowerPoint slides, and required Author Registration. 

More information: http://www.textrelease.com/gl16callforpapers.html