2nd Biennial SLYSIG Conference (School Libraries) Call for Papers

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SLYSIG SECOND CALL FOR PAPERS for the 2nd Biennial SLYSIG Conference hosted by the School Libraries and Youth Interest Group

Theme:  Librarians: Shaping the future – connecting, creating & transforming
Date: 28 – 29 June 2016
Venue:   University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, Free State

You are hereby invited to submit proposals for papers and posters that will focus on areas related to the theme of this SLYSIG Conference.

The SLYSIG Conference will provide an opportunity for paper, poster and workshop presenters to explore issues related to reading, literacy and the dynamic role and practices of the librarian in our schools and youth communities.  Please apply a sub-theme listed below to one of the following tracks:

  • Primary School Libraries
  • Secondary School Libraries
  • FET College Libraries

Presentations can take  the form of:

  • Individual paper of 30 minutes (20 minutes speaking time and 10 minute question time)
  • Workshop (1 hour)
  • Colloquia (1 hour)
  • Poster display

Please send your abstract in a MS Word document of no more than 200 words.
State your title, author(s) name(s), institution, email address and telephone number as well as the relevant track and sub-theme, and the form your presentation will take.

Closing date:  30 April 2016

Submit to:   slysigsa@gmail.com

Acceptance:  You will be notified of your proposal’s acceptance by 10 May 2016

National SLYSIG Chair email: tmorajane@nwpg.gov.za

National SLYSIG PRO:  read@wghs.co.za

SLYSIG Conference Secretary: slysigsa@gmail.com