You are invited to be part of this exciting 2nd international virtual conference connect with national and international participants, and disseminate your research, experience, and opinions on any of the following themes:


Theme 1: Information/Knowledge Management and Libraries

  1.  Librarians as an agent of change
  2. Information society and knowledge economy
  3.  Libraries, information, content and knowledge management
  4.  Information literacy and Intellectual capital
  5. Information entrepreneurship, design and delivery
  6. Social media and its impact on libraries
  7. Academic integrity and role of libraries 
  8. Re-engineering the libraries for the next user generation
  9. Application of ICTs in libraries
  10. Academia, library practitioner linkages: bridging the gap
  11. Library and competitive intelligence
  12. Digitization, digital publishing and related trends
  13. Intellectual Property Rights and the role of the library
  14. Consortia and public policy for the library


Theme 2: Knowledge Economy 

  1. Knowledge and Innovation management
  2. Indigenous knowledge systems
  3.  Sustainable innovation strategies and managerial decisions in the context of the digital economy.
  4.  Economic performance through innovation and knowledge paths.
  5.  Knowledge sharing and communities of practice
  6.   Knowledge-intensive business services and knowledge-intensive organizations


Theme 3: Social Informatics

  1. Information society and sustainable development
  2. Digital ethics: how technology shapes us and the world we live in
  3. Social media literacy and social networking
  4. E-Learning in higher education
  5. Systems approaches and sociotechnical relationships
  6.  Internet communication and media
  7.  Information processes and exchanges in organizations and society
  8. Human-computer Interaction
  9.  Communication Management
  10. Social interactions and community development

𝐓𝐡𝐞𝐦𝐞 𝟒: 𝐓𝐞𝐜𝐡𝐧𝐨𝐥𝐨𝐠𝐲 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐈𝐧𝐟𝐨𝐫𝐦𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐁𝐞𝐡𝐚𝐯𝐢𝐨𝐮𝐫


  1. Adolescent metacognitive ethnography in information behaviour modelling
  2. Agency-structure integration: Modeling individual information behaviour
  3. Application of AI and bots in libraries 
  4. Computer-medicated communication: emerging media and themes
  5. Constructive and interactive learning communities and the role of libraries
  6. Dara curation, big data, linked data and libraries
  7. Digital forensics, digital humanities, digital youth and the rile of libraries 
  8. Digital literacy: Reading in the age of ICT
  9. Exit as a strategy in the context of web-bases library services
  10. Future of cloud-based library systems
  11. Hands-free augmented/virtual reality: Impacting the library’s future
  12. Impetus to innovate: Convergence and library trends
  13. Information architecture 
  14. Information behaviour development and role of libraries 
  15. Information enviornment
  16. Information styles and individual differences 
  17. Information trust and privacy 
  18. Information worlds and information behaviour 
  19. Library analytics and visitor traffic: Back-end study of LIS websities
  20. Library as an incubation center 
  21. Library discovery: From ponds to streams
  22. Meta-synthesis with information behaviour frameworks
  23. Mobile telehony and apps in the information setting 
  24. New forms of reading and writing: Cell phone novelty 
  25. Open hardware in libraries 
  26. Reading and non-reading: Text mining in an information setting 
  27. Social computing and libraries 
  28. Technology-conditioned language and literacy and role of libraries .


Important Dates

Paper/Poster abstract submission deadline                 July 25, 2022

Notification of Abstracts/Poster Acceptance               July 30, 2022

Full Length Paper/Poster Submission                         August 19, 2022

Camera Ready Presentation Submission                    September 06, 2022

Conference Date                                                         September 15-16, 2022


Prospective contributors are welcome to submit their structured abstracts on research and findings relevant to the theme and topics of the conference through email (


Author Guidelines:
Please follow APA Style Manual 6th edition, for preparing the manuscript
according to the following structure:

Author’s Name and Surname:
Author’s affiliation including the name of the institution, city, country and

Abstract Submission (Structured): Abstracts should be
500-750 words in length excluding references and should state the Purpose/Aim,
Research Design, Key Findings (if applicable), Significance/implications and
Keywords clearly. Contributions must be prepared using MS Word.

Abstracts should be formatted for A4 paper, and using Times New Roman font
type. Abstracts must contain the title of the paper (14-point font) and the
authors’ names, affiliations and email addresses (12-point font) which should
all be left justified.

Full Paper: Structured Abstract; Keywords (4-6); Background/Introduction;
Purpose/Problem Statement; Research Objectives/Research Questions/Hypotheses;
Literature Review; Research Design/Methodology; Findings; Discussion;
Recommendations and Conclusion; Research Implications.

Reference style and citations:
The accuracy and completeness of the references are the responsibility of the
author. The format for citations in text for bibliographic references follows
the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th

Keywords: A minimum of 4 and a maximum of 6 keywords should be
added. Semicolons should be used to separate keywords.

Criteria for Selection:
All submissions will be double-blind peer-reviewed against the following

  1.  Relevance to the conference theme.
  2. Clarity, coherence, organization of writing.
  3. Academic or professional merit.
  4. Originality and innovation of the word