• 24th  Annual Conference & Exhibition of  the Special Libraries Association/ Arabian Gulf Chapter:

    24th Annual Conference & Exhibition of the Special Libraries Association/ Arabian Gulf Chapter:

  • BigData and its investment prospects: The way towards knowledge integration

    BigData and its investment prospects: The way towards knowledge integration

  • 6 - 8 March 2018, Muscat - Oman

    6 - 8 March 2018, Muscat - Oman

  • Data Science and LIS Programs

    Data Science and LIS Programs

  • BigData and Practices in Developing Countries

    BigData and Practices in Developing Countries

  • Big Data 2.0: Critical Roles for Libraries and Librarians:

    Big Data 2.0: Critical Roles for Libraries and Librarians:

  • BigData and Information Industry

    BigData and Information Industry

  • Managing BigData

    Managing BigData

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24th Annual Conference & Exhibition of the SLA/AGC:
BigData and its investment prospects: The way towards knowledge integration
06 - 08 March 2018, Grand Millennium Muscat, Oman

Today’s BigData and Cloud Technology is creating the marketing strategies of the libraries and information centers future. It is predicted that the market for big data will reach $43.3 billion in 2017, growing 6 times faster than the overall IT market, while libraries and information centers are considered the actual repository that users expect to find their needs in.

Important Dates

Deadline abstract
submission

15th of October 2017

Decision of
Acceptance

30th of October 2017

Deadline Paper
Submission

30th of November 2017

Final Decision
Notification

15th of December 2017

Correspondence:

Prof Naeema Jabur :

naeemajabur@gmail.com

Abdullah Al-Sarmi :

asarmih@hotmail.com



To submit your abstract, please use the following link...

http://www.editorialmanager.com/slaagc/default.aspx

  • This theme covers the core concerns of information providers, investors and users. It focuses on a number of issues related to:

    • BigData and sustainable development.
    • BigData and the strategic planning and decision making.
    • BigData and the future of the information industry.
    • Software and hardware used in managing BigData.
    • Challenges of BigData management.
    • BigData and cloud storage: practices and challenges.
    • Information security issues and privacy of BigData.
    • Big Data 2.0 and the applications of crowdsourcing, data analytics, social media, and Web2.0 technologies.
    • Processing unstructured data: BigData mining and searching.
    • Managing large scale records and archives: processing, analysis, storage, long-term preservation and access.
    • possibilities and problems of big data and the implications it has for librarians New roles for Information professionals and Librarians: sophisticated skills to balance between understanding information user needs and data curation.
    • The essential competences of the data science professionals.
    • Partnerships and interdisciplinarity: the ways to integration in LIS Programs.
    • Future responsiveness of the Library and information job titles and descriptions.
    • Departments of Library and Information sciences identity.
    • BigData in the health sector as a an example.
    • Successful experiments in BigData management.
    • Corporations between providers, libraries, and educational programs in handling BigData.

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Conference News

Conference Opening Ceremony

Conference Opening Ceremony

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SLA/AGC 2018 ِِAssociate Exhibition

SLA/AGC 2018 ِِAssociate Exhibition

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Discussion Panels

Discussion Panels

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