SESSION DESCRIPTIONS

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Presentation Authors
Stream: Books, Writing and Reading
Effect of the Provision of Online Audio-Book Resources on Reader Motivation in a Primary School Library Setting: A Comparative Study Between Two International Schools in Hong Kong
  1. Lo, Dr. Patrick
  2. Chan, Christopher
Virtual Presentation Accepted
On Demand Printing of Small Books by Conventional Offset Lithography: An Experimental Study Bhattacharya, Chinmay
Paper Presentation Accepted
Standing on the Shoulders of Giants: Tradition and Innovation in Creative Writing McIntyre, Elizabeth
Paper Presentation Accepted
Chris Ware: The Smartest Kid on Earth
  1. Selby, Andrew
  2. Adams, Alastair
  3. Davies, Andrew
  4. Robinson, Jemma
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Art of the Book: Medieval Meets Modern
  1. Dufresne, Dr. Laura Rinaldi
  2. Gardner, Dr. Laura
Workshop Presentation Accepted
The Art and Politics of Creating Children's Books about and by Latino/a and American Indian People and Culture
  1. Berglund, Dr. Jeff
  2. Brown, Berglund Monica
Workshop Presentation Accepted
The Aging Reader and the Evolving Book
  1. McGrath, Dr Roger
  2. Clark, Dr Cherie
Paper Presentation Accepted
Chick Talk: (De)Constructing Chick Lit and Women's Fiction Croker, Ms Carol-Anne
Paper Presentation Accepted
Jan Tschichold, Designer: The Penguin Years Doubleday, Prof Richard
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Book As Tool And Verb Botnick, Ken
Paper Presentation Accepted
Essays in Portfolio Management: An Interactive E-book Powered by MapleTm Prisman, Prof. Eliezer
Paper Presentation Accepted
A Personal Geography Examining Why American Expatriate Writers Lived in Paris and Madrid West, Stan
Paper Presentation Accepted
Material Devotion: The Bible as Object in Puritan Devotional Practice Antracoli, Dr. Alexis
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Political Discourse of El Inca Garcilaso de la Vega as a Model for Social Transformation in Colonial Peru Steigman, Dr. Jonathan
Paper Presentation Accepted
A Fluent Language: Technology and the Refiguring of Orality in Current Forms of Writing
  1. Nair, Prof. Parvati
  2. McGlynn, Mark
Paper Presentation Accepted
Recent (Southern) African Literary Histories: An Evaluation Van Coller, Prof. Hendrik Petrus
Paper Presentation Accepted
Rethinking the Art of Biography: Virginia Woolf's Orlando and Writing a Life of One's Own Shurbutt, Dr. Sylvia
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Footprints of Raka: On Rewriting and Canonisation
  1. Van Jaarsveld, Dr. Anthea
  2. Van Coller, Prof. Hendrik Petrus
Paper Presentation Accepted
Charles Lahr's "Progressive Bookshop" Osborne, Huw
Paper Presentation Accepted
Semana Negra: Popular Culture and the Hispanic Book Fair Trotman, Dr. Tiffany Gagliardi
Paper Presentation Accepted
A Priceless Gift: Book-Giving in Late Medieval French Manuscript Illumination Walker Vadillo, Monica Ann
Paper Presentation Accepted
Yeats and Heaney As Examples: Without Contraries, No Progression Boyle, Kevin
Paper Presentation Accepted
“When i Hear the Word Book I am Getting Nervous”: What Greek Primary School Pupils Believe about Books
  1. Kyridis, Prof Argyris
  2. Souliotis, Mimis
  3. Golia, Dr. Paraskevi
  4. Kassidou, Stella
  5. Drosos, Evagelos
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Envisaging the Place of 'Bookness' in a Society of the Future at the Fin De Siècle Hunt, Verity
Paper Presentation Accepted
Preserve, Renew, Invent, Light Bytes: Is the Aphoristic Statement the Future of the Book? Kaiser, Lesley
Paper Presentation Accepted
Narrating the Archive and Archiving Narrative: The Electronic Book and the Logic of the Index Davies, Rosamund
Paper Presentation Accepted
What Is Our Future: The Codex and/or Electronic Media? Owens, Dr. Brian M.
Paper Presentation Accepted
"Bulgarian" Books: The Contrary Cases of Stanislavov, Zheferovic and Paisy Hilendarski Gibson, Dr. Matthew Gibson
Paper Presentation Accepted
Writing, Editing, and Designing Short-Story Books or Short Story-Books for Adults Fetherston, Robin L.
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Book's Body: I Read You Glessing, Jill
Paper Presentation Accepted
Marketing Contemporary Literary Fiction in Britain: Constituting the Literary in Publishing Today Malik, Dr. Rachel Y.
Paper Presentation Accepted
Conquering the Incongruency of Academic Entrepreneurism: A Working Transdisciplinary Model
  1. Marrow, Dr. Sherilyn
  2. Thomas, Dr. David
Paper Presentation Accepted
South Korean Bookseller’s Online Word-of-Mouth Marketing Chekar, Choon Key
Paper Presentation Accepted
Reading Romance in a Crime Ridden South Africa
  1. Penzhorn, Dr Cecilia
  2. Snyman, Maritha
Paper Presentation Accepted
Reinventing the book culture for the 21st century De Beer, Prof. Carel Stephanus
Paper Presentation Accepted
Evaluatıon of Prımary School Turkısh Books for Creatıve Wrıtıng Kolaç, Emine
Paper Presentation Accepted
Remembering Gutenberg Buchanan, William
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Metametadata Architecture System
  1. Ismail, Amirah
  2. Joy, Dr. Mike
Paper Presentation Accepted
Children’s Books Should Be an Open-Ended Experience
  1. Carothers, Prof. Martha
  2. Delaney, Danielle
  3. Casey, Allison
Workshop Presentation Accepted
Concerning E-Books: Addressing Form and Content in Stephen King's the Plant Palko, Amy
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Interaction of Books and Multimedia: Some Thoughts for Authors Fiore, Dr. Douglas
Paper Presentation Accepted
Public Spaces: Collective Innovation Creating Opportunities for Books and Reading Stubbs, Jane
Paper Presentation Accepted
Students’ Attitudes Toward Book and e-Book: The Case of Greek Students
  1. Anastasiadou, Dr. Sofia D.
  2. Papa, Amalia
Virtual Presentation Accepted
The Use of Community Spaces in the UK Book Publishing Industry: Community Spaces and Book Marketing Conner, Tim
Paper Presentation Accepted
Books above the Throne: The Ascension of the Book and the Actualization of Rule of Law in 17th -Century England Callister, Prof. Paul
Paper Presentation Accepted
Product Integration in Teen Chick Lit Novels: How Authors Support the Buying Habits of Teens Maresco, Dr. Peter
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Ich, Du, Und Sie: Private and Public Writing by Multiliterate Authors Bennett-Kastor, Prof. Tina
Paper Presentation Accepted
Memories of Bonegilla: Recollections of an Insider Arvanitis, Dr. Eugenia
Virtual Presentation Accepted
One Book, Two Readings: The Strange Case of "Anandamath" Chandran, Mini
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Negotiating Historical Uses and Racist Abuses: A Publishing History of Mein Kampf Fay, Brendan
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Reading and Democracy Habib, Dr. M.A.R.
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Graphic Novel from Diaspora to Diaspora: James Strum's the Golem's Mighty Swing and JT Waldman's Megillat Esther in the Tree of Contexts Soltes, Dr Ori Z.
Paper Presentation Accepted
Digital Printing: The Answer to Publishing Industry Challenges Medina, Jesús
Workshop Presentation Accepted
Books in the Digital World Nistal, Ana
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Social Web: Changing Knowledge Systems and their Impacts on Higher Education Kalantzis, Prof. Mary
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Books Burn Bad... or how to Help to Create and Keep Readers Basanta Reyes, Antonio
Paper Presentation Accepted
Going Back to the Root Castrillón, Silvia
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Reinvention of Libraries González Quirós, Dr José Luis
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Book: The Open Sarchofagus Millán, José Antonio
Plenary Presentation Accepted
Nota sobre la libre circulación de los productos culturales de Ávila, Antonio M.
Paper Presentation Accepted
Stream: Educational Resources and Learning
Hands on and Minds Open: Using Rare Books to Understand the Culture of Reading Grace, Kevin
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Textbook as a Medium of Instruction: The Book as a Medium for Learning
  1. Rutherford, Justine
  2. Streeter, Pamela
Workshop Presentation Accepted
Integrating ICT Into Remote Australian Indigenous Learning Contexts: Implementing Effective Pedagogy in Primary and Vocational Education Wallace, Assoc. Prof. Ruth
Paper Presentation Accepted
The 10-year Subversive, Metaphysical, And Sometimes Controversial History of Teaching a Book Called Push DiMaggio, Kenneth
Paper Presentation Accepted
Books are Wonderful, but can Americans Read them? Forms of Illiteracy in American Culture Apt, Dr. Carol
Paper Presentation Accepted
Seeing the World in Metaphor: Teaching Creative Writing to Students of Design Lodge, Jeff
Paper Presentation Accepted
From Text to Video and Back: Digital Storytelling and the Printed Word
  1. Diaz, Jose Oscar
  2. Diaz, Karen R.
Workshop Presentation Accepted
Learning Across Language: Using Translation in the ESL Classroom Paine, Patty
Paper Presentation Accepted
Narrative Stance as Default for Reading
  1. Sweetnam Evans, Dr. Moyra
  2. Lee, Ha Rim
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Electronic Private Library (EPL) Movafaghi, Dr. Shahriar
Paper Presentation Accepted
Discovering Miss Havisham Mitchell, Liz
Workshop Presentation Accepted
Public Relations Academic Journals: Traditional Citations Eclipsed by Electronic Sources? Thomas, Dr. Maggie
Paper Presentation Accepted
A Call for Redesigning the Foreign Language Textbook Ramsay, Dr. Violeta
Virtual Presentation Accepted
The Demands of Social-Presence and Teacher-Presence in Online Learning Environments: Limitations of Printed Text
  1. Burch, Tony
  2. Nagy, Dr Judy
Paper Presentation Accepted
Career Readiness and Preparation Criteria in Undergraduate Dance Degree Programs Klein, Dr. Kathleen
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Modern Marketing Textbook-Adding Educational Value: Textbook as an Augmented Product Masikunas, George
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Prosody in Thai Poetry and its Relation to Beauty in Content of Creative Writings in FL Classroom Antarasena, Dr. Salinee
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Does the Book offer Enough of a Challenge to Contemporary Design Students? Bell, Simon
Paper Presentation Accepted
The "Secrets of Biblioland” Interactive Game: An Innovative Approach to Information Literacy Moschini, Elena
Paper Presentation Accepted
Stream: Information Society, and Print and Electronic Texts
Speaking the Same language? Differences and Similarities Between UK and US Bloggers Pedersen, Dr. Sarah
Paper Presentation Accepted
Hanuman Carries the Mountain: "Anchor Works" and "Reading at Risk" Kealy, Dr. Thomas
Paper Presentation Accepted
Digital Rights Management: Effects on Research Support in the Context of a University Library
  1. Collins, Dr. J. Stephanie
  2. Movafaghi, Dr. Shahriar
  3. Chan, Dr. Tom
Paper Presentation Accepted
More Than The Medium: The Unique Role of Content in User Perception of Interactivity Gleason, Dr. James P.
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Electronic Archived System to Preserve Library Material
  1. Movafaghi, Dr. Shahriar
  2. Collins, Dr. J. Stephanie
  3. Chan, Dr. Tom
  4. Pournaghshband, Dr. Hassan
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Customization and Personalization for Library Portal
  1. Movafaghi, Dr. Shahriar
  2. Chan, Dr. Tom
  3. Pournaghshband, Dr. Hassan
  4. Collins, Dr. J. Stephanie
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Electronic Journal: A Vehicle for Interdisciplinary Exploration Bostock, Dr. William W.
Paper Presentation Accepted
Community and Communion: Books as Communal Artefacts in the Digital Age
  1. Ibrahim, Dr. Yasmin
  2. Smith, Dr. Nichola
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Using Topic Maps to Create a Sophisticated Digital Library Stevenson, Alison
Paper Presentation Accepted
Millennial Attitudes Towards Books and E-Books
  1. Nicholas, Dr. Arlene J.
  2. Lewis, Dr. John K.
Paper Presentation Accepted
A Document Structure to Support Multimodal Representation of Mathematics Carvalho, Dr. Jackson
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Fast Capitalism, Fast Knowledge – Perform or Else! Besley, Prof. Tina (A.C)
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Electronic Book as a Disruptive Innovation in the Print on Paper Regime: Mapping the Emergent Sociotechnical Network
  1. Piterou, Athina
  2. Steward, Prof Fred
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Field of Dreams or as Good as it Gets: Technology's Impact on Teaching in Higher Education Lawson, Dr David
Paper Presentation Accepted
Esotourism: A Liquidation Sale of Hidden Knowledge Lee, David Haldane
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Los libros en el mundo digital Nistal, Ana
Paper Presentation Accepted
Stream: Libraries
Physical Deterioration of Books: Preservation Principles Konsa, Dr. Kurmo
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Librarians' Work Today: Any Questions? Librarians go from Gatekeepers to Gateways
  1. Rutherford, Justine
  2. Streeter, Pamela
Workshop Presentation Accepted
Book Survival in Academic Landscapes of the Future McCarthy, James P
Paper Presentation Accepted
The E-Books in Libraries
  1. Perera, Kamani
  2. Chandra, Dinesh
Paper Presentation Accepted
It's Not the Content, it's the Language Harran, Dr. Marcelle
Paper Presentation Accepted
eBooks in Jordanian Academic Libraries: Survey and Analytical Study Momani, Dr. Hassan Ahmad
Paper Presentation Accepted
Separate but Together: Collection Management at a Joint-Use Library
  1. Owens, Rachel
  2. Bozeman, Dee
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Arabic Academic Libraries and E-books: Description and Analysis of the Current Practices Al Aufi, Ali Saif
Paper Presentation Accepted
Traditional Books in the Digital Age: The Study of Art History in the 21st century Haas, Anne
Paper Presentation Accepted
Students’ Reactions towards e-Books in a University Library Collection
  1. Abdullah, Dr Noorhidawati
  2. Gibb, Prof. Forbes
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Reinvention of Libraries González Quirós, José Luis
Plenary Presentation Accepted
Teacher Learning Using Turning Point Texts: A Literacy Teacher Study Group in a Gentrified Urban Community of Practice Williams, Dr. Nicola
Paper Presentation Accepted
Externalities of the Digital Library Lybarger, Dr. Lowell
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Read This Book! A Case Study of Library Outreach and Integration in the New Student Reading Project at Cornell University
  1. Wilcox, Wendy
  2. Heidig, Lance
Virtual Presentation Accepted
European Library Travel and the Enlightenment Walker, Dr. Thomas
Paper Presentation Accepted
The New Librarian’s Skill: Management and Information Literacy Morillo-Velarde Serrano, Prof. José
Paper Presentation Accepted
La nueva habilidad del bibliotecario: Alfabetización en la gestión y la información Morillo-Velarde Serrano, Prof. José
Paper Presentation Accepted
From Catalogues to Networks: Library Systems Evolution in Digital Scenarios Gradmann, Dr. Stefan
Paper Presentation Accepted
Opening the Book Peters, Prof. Michael A.
Plenary Presentation Accepted
Stream: Literacy
Effects of a Computer-Based Reading Tutor on the Attitudes and Views of Multilingual Young Readers
  1. Shapiro, Dr. Jon
  2. Wakefield, Jane
  3. Reeder, Dr. Kenneth
Paper Presentation Accepted
From Baby Steps to Giant Leaps: Developing and Presenting an Information Literacy Course at the University of the Free State Coetzer, Lianda
Paper Presentation Accepted
Compounding Literacy: Examining Disciplines in Which Mastery Surpasses Words Stvan, Dr. Laurel
Paper Presentation Accepted
Vernacularities: Agency and the Literacies of Difference Thomas, Prof. Valorie
Workshop Presentation Accepted
Literarcy, Learning, and a Just Society: Three Views from the Enlightenment Schuler, Dr. Jeanne
Paper Presentation Accepted
Stream: Publishing
Digitisation of Printing Media and Pattern of Culture Transitivity: Digital Content Publishing in China Chen, Jie
Paper Presentation Accepted
Reading the Texts on Publishing: A New Academic Discipline or Something Else? Kovac, Dr. Mihael
Paper Presentation Accepted
Strategic Publishing Brands Management Pitsaki, Dr. Irini
Paper Presentation Accepted
The British Index: Censorship in Seventeenth-Century Britain Robertson, Dr. Randy
Paper Presentation Accepted
The British Index: Censorship in Early Modern England Robertson, Dr. Randy
Paper Presentation Accepted
La Revista Contratiempoyla Formacion del lector en Español en Chicago Castro Urioste, Jose
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Artists' Books in México: Cocina Ediciones y El Archivero Vilchis Esquivel, Prof. Luz del Carmen
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Beat Book: Small Press, Fine Press, and Major Publishers Lawlor, Dr. William
Paper Presentation Accepted
Sociology of Publishing Careers: The Mechanisms of Labour Recruitment in the UK Publishing Sector Lau, Pui-yan (Flora)
Paper Presentation Accepted
Inferences for the Greek Publishing Industry through the Analysis of Market Data Banou, Dr. Christina
Virtual Presentation Accepted
A Knowledge-based View Book Publishing: A Kenyan Based Perspective Mwihia, Dr. Robert Kagiri
Virtual Presentation Accepted
How do we Know what they want to Read? Determining the Reading Preferences and Needs of Afrikaans Children in South Africa
  1. Snyman, Maritha
  2. Penzhorn, Dr Cecilia
Paper Presentation Accepted
Academic Life and Access to Publishing Facilities in Ghana: A Case Study Sekyi-Baidoo, Prof. Yaw
Paper Presentation Accepted
Holy Women, Holy Books & the New World Market: The Press of Maria Fernandez in 17th Century Alcala Weaver, Karen
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Grant Richards: A Publisher Before His Time Stevenson, Prof. Iain
Paper Presentation Accepted
Not Perfect But Good Enough: Experiences Using Machine Translation In A Multi-Lingual Institution Lombard, Huibre
Paper Presentation Accepted
No Baggage, Only Possibilities: Starting a University Press from Scratch Pankow, Prof David
Paper Presentation Accepted
Breaking New Ground via Signal Source Publishing
  1. Thompson, Helen
  2. Macleod, Andnrew
  3. Feely, Paul
Virtual Presentation Accepted
The Bookarts Work of Sailorboypress: The Politics of Content Morin, Jeffrey
Paper Presentation Accepted
Books for a Minority: Russian-Langauge Publishing in Estonia Möldre, Aile
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Book Publishing in the Age of Digital Convergence: The Best Days Are Yet to Come Malala, Dr. John
Paper Presentation Accepted
Stream: No Stream Selection
Promises to Keep Henry, Prof. DeWitt
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Institutional Repositories: The Next Phase Hanson, Laura
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Chipping Away at Academic Capitalism through Open Access: Chipping Away at Academic Capitalism through Open Access DoBell, Daniel
Virtual Presentation Accepted