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Call for Papers
5th International M-Libraries Conference
M-Libraries: From devices to people
May 27-30, 2014
Hong Kong
The fifth International M-Libraries Conference ( is jointly organized by the University Library System of The Chinese University of Hong Kong and the Open University in the UK to bring together international researchers, educators, technical developers and library professionals to share their expertise on mobile technology and hand-held devices.  Under the theme of "M-Libraries: From devices to people", the Program Committee is pleased to invite you to submit proposals on both paper presentations and poster sessions on the following sub-themes:


1.      Best practice for the use of mobile technologies in libraries

2.      Challenges and strategies involved in embracing mobile innovation for libraries

3.      Mobile technologies and OER

4.      The impact of ubiquitous and wearable technologies on the future of libraries

5.      Harnessing the future for teaching and learning with mobile technologies

6.      Mobile technologies enhancing Information Access for All and pursuing the millennium development goals

Details of submission is in the attached flyer.   The preferred language is English but papers in Chinese will also be considered.  Please note the following important dates:

Deadline for proposal submission -  October 28, 2013
Notification of acceptance of proposal -  December 20, 2013
Pre-conference workshop (optional) - May 27, 2014
M-libraries conference - May 28 & 29, 2014
Post-conference visits (optional) - May 30, 2014

It is the first time that the Conference is held in Asia and in Hong Kong where hand-held devices are highly popular.  We will invite prominent thinkers and leaders in the profession as our speakers.  Please visit our conference web site ( for the latest update from time to time.  If you have any enquiries, please contact us at This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it  We look forward to welcoming you to the Conference.


Best regards,

M-Libraries Conference 5 Program Committee

University Library System, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

The Open University, UK

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