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ACURIL 2018 Conference Call For Papers: Call for Workshops


June 3-7, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic



Submission of Abstracts Extended: January 31, 2018       Notification of Acceptance: February 9, 2018    Final paper due: April 30, 2018

Call for Workshops

The purpose of the Workshop Presentation

The workshop presentations are intended to provide opportunities for delegates to learn about open access tools and technologies and to develop skills and competencies to implement or support open access initiatives at their institutions.

The workshop presentation must speak to one of the above mentioned sub-themes and must be practical, with hands on experience.  In addition, presenters are encouraged to relate their workshops to the ACURIL Special Interest Groups or Content Area Roundtables.
Workshop Format
Workshop size will be limited to 25 participants so as to encourage interaction.  Presenters are also encouraged, where suitable, to use a wide range of illustrative matter to support their workshop presentations.  Workshops can be presented in any of the three official languages of ACURIL – English, French or Spanish. 
Time devoted to the workshop:  1 hour including questions and answers.
How to submit a Workshop Presentation Proposal
Workshops can be presented in any of the three official languages of ACURIL – English, French or Spanish. Proposals may be submitted by e-mail or hard copy.
 Proposals must include:
·        Workshop title
·        Abstract (200 – 500 words) with content related to one of the conference sub-themes
·        Name of presenter(s)
·        Bio-data of presenter (s) (150 words)
·        Position/title of presenter(s)
·        Employer/institutional affiliation
·        Mailing addresses
·        Telephone/fax numbers
·        E-mail(s)
·        Necessary IT-Equipment
Workshop presentation abstracts will be published in the final program.

Should you have any questions about your submission, kindly contact us.

Submission EXTENDED to January 31, 2018. 

Contact Us

Ms. Kumaree Ramtahal, MLIS

ACURIL President 2017-2018 and

Chair, Conference Programme Committee

Email address:


With copy to:

 Ms. Lorraine Nero, MLIS

Co-ordinator, Conference Programme