SLA-AGC Conference Online Registration is closed , we will have Onsite Registration on Monday 6th of March from 4:00 PM to 7:00 ِPM and Tuesday 7th of March from 7:30 AM to 11:00 ِAM, The registration will take place at front of Muharraq ballroom, Diplomat Radisson Blu Hotel. We look forward to welcome you all next week in the Kingdom of Bahrain.

Call for Paper for the 23rd Annual Conference of the SLA/Arabian Gulf Chapter

اضغط هنا لقراءة محاور المؤتمر باللغة العربية

1. Cloud computing professional-based systems and:

  • Information Quality
  • Information Security
  • The impact of information technology and digitization on information quality and security

2. Professional accreditation: the way to choose a certification in Library and Information studies:

  • Licensed training programs
  • Professional Associations and Accreditations
  • Professional Associations and Accreditations: International Professional Competencies, examples: a- SLA Competencies b- OCLC Competencies c- ALA Competencies
  • The Role of the professional Associations and International Institutions in upgrading the quality of the profession (SLA, ALA/AGC, IFLA, AFLI, World Bank, …etc)

3. Educational Programs and International Accreditation Institutions:

  • Accreditation and international qualifications
  • International measurement for Accreditation: US, Canada, UK, Australia, …etc.
  • Arabic world best practices for achieving the Academic Accreditation

4. Accreditation is the way for Changing environment of Library and Information training and education:

  • The impact of libraries and information centers role in the accreditation process

5. Marketing the best practices:

  • Job market requirements and licensing the training and educational programs
  • The Role of exhibitions, publishers, providers and technology companies in assuring quality of information services

6. Measurements and measures in library and information services and education:

  • Measures of LIS educational Programs (cases Studies)
  • Quality, efficiency and impact of use measurements in libraries (i.e. ISO16439)

Submit your Abstract Online:

All researchers must use the following abstract online submission website to submit their research abstract, the scientific committee will not accapt any abstract by email (

Important Dates

Deadline abstract submission 15th of September 2016
Decision of Acceptance 30th of September 2016
Deadline paper submission 15th of December 2016
Final Decision Notification 30th of December 2016


Pro. Naeema Jabur

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Abdullah Al-Sarmi

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