Sunday, March 17, 2013

Malawi Library Association announces SCECSAL XXI, July 2014

DATES: 28th July - 1st August 2014
VENUE: Sunbird Capital Hotel, Lilongwe City - Malawi
THEME: Information and knowledge management as a driving force for socio-economic development in Africa
  1. Information and communication technology (ICT) for knowledge-based economies
  2. LIS education and socio-economic development
  3. The impact of global credit crunch on African libraries and archives
  4. Knowledge and information in health care delivery services
  5. Conflict management: the role of archives and records
  6. Social media and socio-economic development
  7. Information literacy for socio-economic development
  8. Knowledge and information for persons with special needs
  9. The impact of libraries and information services in shaping knowledge economies
  10. The role of agricultural information services in socio-economic development
Mr. Geoffrey F. Salanje
SCECSALXXI - Publicity and Publications Sub-Committee
C/o Bunda Campus
Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Science (LUANAR)
P.O Box 219
Lilongwe, MALAWI
Cell No: (265) (0)9 99 930 892
Tel No : (265) (0)1 11974112 (Office), (265) (0) 1 277308 (Home)
E-mail: or

Mr. Gray L. Nyali
SCECSAL XXI Main Organizing Committee
C/o National Library Services
P.O. Box 300134
Capital City
Lilongwe 3, MALAWI
Cell No. +265 (0) 999 955 880. Tel. +265 (0) 773 362

  • An abstract should be of approximately 500 words, Times New Roman Font 10; align left, but justify text under your abstract
  • An abstract should have author (s) details (name, occupation, position, organisation, city, country, email address, fax number and mobile number)
  • Title of conference paper (Times New Roman 14; sentence case; centre)
  • Keywords: Maximum seven key words that closely identify key issues addressed in your Paper.

Those wishing to submit abstracts for consideration must consult the Author Guide to Submitting an Abstract and a Full Paper which also has the addresses where the abstracts should be sent.

  • Deadline for submission of  abstracts   - CLOSED
  • Notification of acceptance of Abstracts  - 30th November, 2013
  • Deadline for submission of complete papers - 29th March, 2014
  • Notification of acceptance of paper   - 27th June, 2014

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