Volume 15, No. 3
The International Information Issues Special Interest Group (SIG III) of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIST) is sponsoring an international paper contest on digital library or information science & technology initiatives in developing countries.
The theme of the paper is: “Information in a Networked World: the Developing World Perspective.”
The paper topic could be at the country or regional level. Papers could
present a leading edge, salient and/or current issue, problem, concern,
policy, idea or practice of information science and technology in the developing
world such as, but not limited to, the following: the digital
divide, privacy and copyright issues, electronic theses and dissertations, globalization and cultural identity, indigenous peoples, knowledge management, development of electronic resources across networks, bringing access to information to distant and/or disadvantaged communities, or the language issue.
The full announcement is at url http://www.asis.org/SIG/SIGIII/index.html
then click on “International Paper Contest” at the left frame.