SLA-AGC Conference Online Registration is closed , we will have Onsite Registration on Monday 6th of March from 4:00 PM to 7:00 ِPM and Tuesday 7th of March from 7:30 AM to 11:00 ِAM, The registration will take place at front of Muharraq ballroom, Diplomat Radisson Blu Hotel. We look forward to welcome you all next week in the Kingdom of Bahrain.

About 23rd Annual Conference

Themes of the Conference:

Theme1. Cloud computing professional-based systems and:

  • Information Quality
  • Information Security
  • The impact of information technology and digitization on information quality and security

Theme2. Professional accreditation: the way to choose a certification in Library and Information studies:

  • Licensed training programs
  • Professional Associations and Accreditations
  • Professional Associations and Accreditations: International Professional Competencies, examples: a- SLA Competencies b- OCLC Competencies c- ALA Competencies
  • The Role of the professional Associations and International Institutions in upgrading the quality of the profession (SLA, ALA/AGC, IFLA, AFLI, World Bank, …etc)

Theme3. Educational Programs and International Accreditation Institutions:

  • Accreditation and international qualifications
  • International measurement for Accreditation: US, Canada, UK, Australia, …etc.
  • Arabic world best practices for achieving the Academic Accreditation

Theme4. Accreditation is the way for Changing environment of Library and Information training and education:

  • The impact of libraries and information centers role in the accreditation process

Theme5. Marketing the best practices:

  • Job market requirements and licensing the training and educational programs
  • The Role of exhibitions, publishers, providers and technology companies in assuring quality of information services

Theme6. Measurements and measures in library and information services and education:

  • Measures of LIS educational Programs (cases Studies)
  • Quality, efficiency and impact of use measurements in libraries (i.e. ISO16439)

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