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International Conference of

Asian Special Libraries**

*(ICoASL 2011)*

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*Building User Trust:*

*The Key to Special Libraries Renaissance in Digital Era*

*10  12 February 2011*

Tokyo, Japan


*United Nations University, Tokyo, Japan*

Organized by

Special Libraries Association  Asian Chapter

in association with

Japan Special Libraries Association (JSLA)

After the overwhelming success of ICoASL 2008 (International Conference of
Asian Special Libraries) in New Delhi, the SLA Asian Chapter is now
organizing the second ICoASL 2011 in Tokyo, Japan from 10  12 February

The principal objective of ICoASL is to provide a platform for exchange of
knowledge and skills relevant to Information Professionals in Asia with a
global perspective.

This Conference is expected to attract more than 500 participants from
Japan, India, China, Taiwan, Asia, U.S. and the globe. You are invited to
attend the same. For details please visit: **

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*Thematic Areas                                                     *

The conference aims to place special focus on user-oriented services that
must be developed, strengthened, and re-engineered. It also aims at building
user trust and reinforces the value and importance of special libraries as
primary resources for reference and research in the digital era. The
conference will discuss all aspects of special libraries in relation to the
end user and the parent organization. The conference theme will be divided
into following sub themes:

l   New dimensions in special libraries services

l   Services meeting strategic directions of parent organizations

l   Branding & Marketing of special library services

l   User survey, Satisfaction index & user confidence building measures

l   Library management - strategic direction, best practices, competency,
education etc.

l   Performance Indicators for comparative evaluation

Paper Submission Guidelines

Participants are invited to contribute papers for presentation on the above
themes and other related aspects.  Papers should be sent to Conference
Secretariat ([log in to unmask] and [log in to unmask]) until October 10,

Best Paper Award

The International Programming Committee will give award to the author(s) of
the best-contributed paper submitted to the conference.

*Dates to Remember *

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Last Date for Submission of Abstract/ Proposal**

*10 October 2010***

Last Date for Submission of Final Papers**

*22 November 2010***

Early Bird Registration  **

10 December 2010**

Last Date for Registration         **

30 January 2011**


Please check the conference website for more details:


Day 1 Only/Reception/Full Days/

Early Bird


till Dec. 10, 2010

December 11, 2010 onwards

Japan Delegates

Day 1 Only

(except Reception)


Yen 5,000

Yen 7,000


Yen 7,000

Yen 9,000


Yen 3,000

Yen 4,000


Yen 5,000

Yen 5,000

Full Days

& Reception

SLA/JSLA Member Student

Yen 13,000

Yen 15,000


Yen 15,000

Yen 17,000

Other Asian Country


Full Days

& Reception

SLA Member




Non-SLA Member



Other Countries Delegates

Full Days

& Reception

SLA Member




Non-SLA Member



*Deadline of Early Registration:* December 10, 2010   *Deadline of
Registration:* January 30, 2011

SLA members, accompanied persons, Students, retired professionals and
additional participants from the same organization can avail 15% discount.

Conference Secretariats

Kyoko Sato


Asian Chapter, SLA

Kokos Consulting

Ohkura 4-2-20-501

Setagaya-ku, Tokyo, 157-0074


E-mai: [log in to unmask]

Email : [log in to unmask]

P. K. Jain

Membership Chair & Past President

Asian Chapter, SLA

Librarian, Institute of Economic Growth
University of Delhi Enclave
DELHI- 110007. India

Mobile (Cell): 09899110787

E-mail: [log in to unmask]

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Sent by: Dr Debal C Kar, Chair, International Program Committee, ICoASL
2010, Tokyo, Japan