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Dates: March 23 – 26, 2020

Location: Borås, Sweden

Hosts: University of Borås: Swedish School of Library and Information Science;
Oslo Metropolitan University: Department of Archivistics, Library and Information Science

Submissions: Click here to submit

iConference 2020 Open for Submissions

We are now accepting submissions for iConference 2020. Click here to access our secure submissions website.

Submissions are invited for the following conference tracks:

iConference 2020 will take place March 23-26, 2020, in Borås, Sweden. The theme of iConference 2020 is Sustainalbe Digital Communities. Our Submissions Call and Call for Participation are available in pdf; please feel free to share these with friends and colleagues.

iConference 2020 is co-hosted by the University of Borås: Swedish School of Library and Information Science, and Oslo Metropolitan University: Department of Archivistics, Library and Information Science. It is the 15th conference in our annual series.

iConference 2020 research papers will be published in Springer’s Lecture Notes in Computer Science series and will therefore be indexed by major services such as Web of Science and Scopus. The papers will be published as Green Open Access allowing them to be deposited in institutional repositories as well as in the open access Illinois Digital Environment for Access to Learning and Scholarship (IDEALS).

The iConference Series

Since 2005, the iConference series has provided forums in which information scholars, researchers and professionals share their insights on critical information issues in contemporary society. An openness to new ideas and research fields in information science is a primary characteristics of the event. Attendance has grown every year; participants appreciate the inspiring sense of community, high quality research presentations, and myriad opportunities for engagement.

The iConference series is presented by the iSchools, a worldwide association of Information Schools dedicated to advancing the information field, and preparing students to meet the information challenges of the 21st Century. Affiliation with the iSchools is not required—all information scholars, researchers and practitioners are welcome at the iConference.

The following is a list of sample topics from past conferences:

  • information behavior
  • social, cultural, health and community informatics
  • human-computer interaction
  • education in Library and Information Science
  • information systems
  • social computing
  • information policy
  • knowledge management
  • information retrieval
  • information services
  • information organization
  • digital curation and preservation
  • bibliometrics and scholarly communication
  • history and philosophy of information
  • participatory cultures
  • digital youth
  • social computing
  • human computer interaction
  • knowledge infrastructures
  • computer-supported cooperative work
  • data, text and knowledge mining
  • computational social science
  • digital humanities
  • network science
  • information and communication technology for development
  • data science
  • information economics
  • information work and workers
  • user experience and design

Lean More

To access the offical proceedings of past iConferences, vist our Past Proceedings page.To learn more about the conference in general, view our About The iConference page.


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Papers Publisher

Accepted papers will be published in Springer’s Lecture Notes in Computer Science

Questions

  • For general questions about the iConference, including sponsorships, please contact iSchools Communications Director Clark Heideger.

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