The list of conference topics is divided into three tracks: LIS Education, LIS Practice, and LIS Research. It includes, but is not limited to, the following topics:

LIS Education

  • LIS pedagogies
  • Reading advisory
  • Cooperative education
  • Challenges in LIS education
  • Collaboration among LIS schools/departments
  • Curriculum design
  • GLAM – Galleries, Libraries, Archives, and Museums
  • Community engagement
  • Digital education
  • Quality assurance and accreditation of LIS programs
  • Lifelong learning
  • Impact of LIS education to society

LIS Practice

  • Change in libraries and managerial techniques
  • Technology application for LIS
  • Service design and design thinking in libraries
  • Digital and data curation, Digital preservation, Digital stewardship
  • GLAM – Galleries, Libraries Archives, and Museums
  • Relevance of libraries to society
  • Leadership development and strategic management in libraries
  • Libraries as a place: physical and virtual
  • Libraries in Islamic Institutions
  • Library competitiveness
  • Library performance and measurements
  • New competencies in LIS
  • Evaluation in LIS
  • Evidence-based librarianship
  • Mobile platforms of libraries
  • Promotion of library services
  • Marketing and Promoting Libraries and Information Agencies
  • Collaboration among libraries and with other professions

LIS Research

  • Big Data and data science
  • Digital repositories
  • Digital humanities and digital cultural heritage
  • Digital scholarship
  • Ethics and Values of Information Professionals
  • Free software
  • Gamification in libraries
  • Human factors in information systems
  • Human Information Interaction
  • Information literacy, Digital literacy, Data literacy, Media literacy
  • Information and Communication Technology
  • Information integration
  • Information personalization
  • Information Quality and Strategy
  • Information visualization
  • Information Systems
  • Knowledge management and knowledge services
  • Organization of Data, Information, and Knowledge
  • Online communities
  • Research evaluation in Science, Social Science, and Humanities
  • Semantic web and linked data
  • Search as learning
  • Text and data mining