SESSION DESCRIPTIONS

Proposals accepted to be presented at the conference appear in a table below.

Full papers can be submitted to the The International Journal of the Book For more information please visit the Submission Guidelines page.

 

(Sessions are grouped by Stream)

Presentation Authors
Stream: Books, Writing and Reading
Composing Mountaineering: The Rhetorical Organization of the Alpine Journal, Vol. 1 Willen, Dr Matthew
Paper Presentation Accepted
South China Through Dutch Eyes and Text, 1650-1680 Wills, Prof. John
Paper Presentation Accepted
Islamic Traditions of the Book: Calligraphy, Performance, and Print Osborn, J.R.
Paper Presentation Accepted
Indigenous Australian Life Histories: A New Genre of Writing and Publishing? Seal, Prof. Graham
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Book under the Magnifying Glass: New Forms of Electronic Textuality Armaselu, Dr. Florentina
Virtual Presentation Accepted
City Images in Negotiation: From the Publication of an Early Seventeenth-Century Urban Guidebook to the Place-making and Re-making of Ming Nanjing (1368-1644) Fei, Siyen
Paper Presentation Accepted
Why E-Books Won't Work: Lessons of the Paperback Revolution: Bridging the Digital Divide? Books, eBooks, and the First-Generation College Student
  1. Savage, Dr Bill
  2. Gottschalk-Druschke, Caroline
Workshop Presentation Accepted
Trials and Tribulations: Blurring Boundaries in Children's Literature Jones, Prof. Marnie
Paper Presentation Accepted
Marginalized Margins: Investigating the Historical and Future Trends of the Margin in Book Layout Mothersill, M. Gillian
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Mediating the Text: Ascription of the Position of Authority Figures in Reading Bible Stories to Children
  1. du Toit, Dr Jaqueline Susann
  2. Beard, Dr Luna
Paper Presentation Accepted
Intratextuality, Intertextuality and Virtual Reality: Books in the Graeco-Roman World and the Aldine Tradition Deuling, Dr. Judy K.
Paper Presentation Accepted
Punctuation Marks: Essential Mechanisms of Meaning and Style within Cognitive Linguistics Beard, Dr Luna
Paper Presentation Accepted
EbookCrossing as a Way to Study E-book Usability Landoni, Dr Monica
Virtual Presentation Accepted
From Press to Book Martin, Prof. Michele
Paper Presentation Accepted
We are all Connected: National versus International Internet Book Sales in Sweden Steiner, Ann
Paper Presentation Accepted
Books in Poems Hadas, Professor Rachel
Paper Presentation Accepted
Indigenous Australian Life Histories: A New Genre of "Writing" and a New Paradigm of Publishing? Seal, Prof. Graham
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Visual Generation, Where Book Design is as Important as Content: Why Design Matters Hillwig, Dr Jack
Paper Presentation Accepted
Bookscapes: Towards a Conceptualisation of the Architectural Book de Bruijn, Ir Willem
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Medieval Girdle-Book Documentation Project
  1. Smith, Prof. Margit
  2. Bloxam, Mr. Jim
Paper Presentation Accepted
Book Covers: Perspectives from Different Countries and Cultures
  1. Weedon, Dr Alexis
  2. Williamson, Val
  3. Pickford, Susan
  4. Rivett, Miriam
  5. Kawana, Sari
Colloquium Accepted
Reviving the Oral Tradition: The Evolution of Audio Books
  1. Stuchell, Lisa
  2. Cavender, Jennifer
Paper Presentation Accepted
'When I Hear the Word "Book" I Get Nervous': What Greek Primary School Pupils Believe about Books
  1. Kyridis, Dr Argyris
  2. Souliotis, Mimis
  3. Golia, Dr. Paraskevi
  4. Kassidou, Stella
  5. Drossos, Evagellos
Virtual Presentation Accepted
The Chronotope and Australian Children's and Young Adult Books: Suggestive Possibilities for Teaching Children's and Young Adult Literature Zeegers, Dr. Margaret
Virtual Presentation Accepted
An Examination of Drawings in Philosophical Transactions (1665 to present): The Evolution of the Scientific Image Best, Dr. Lisa A.
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Multimodality and the Picturebook: A New Way of Reading
  1. Buckland, Dr Corinne
  2. Croker, Dr Beverley
Paper Presentation Accepted
Non-Impact Digital Technologies vs. Conventional Offset Lithography in Book Printing: Quality, Cost and Production Efficiency Baitz, Prof. Ian
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Manuscript in Print: The Ink and Paper of Alternative Comics Tinker, Emma
Paper Presentation Accepted
Excavating Artefact Books: The Theory Behind the Art Smith, Jen
Paper Presentation Accepted
Stream: Educational Resources and Learning
Classroom Research on the Impact of Technology Mediated Instruction
  1. DuFrene, Dr Debbie D.
  2. Lehman, Carol M.
  3. Kellermanns, Franz W.
  4. Pearson, Rodney A.
Paper Presentation Accepted
Attacking the Digital Divide: A Focus on DVD-books in Developing Countries Steyn, Prof. Hendrik Johannes
Paper Presentation Accepted
Editing in the 21st Century: What are the Challenges, and Where are the Opportunities in Curriculum Development and Teaching?
  1. Dorman, Marilyn
  2. Nevile, Sharon
  3. Wright, Jennifer
Paper Presentation Accepted
Coverage of Scientific Literacy in UAE Science Textbooks H. Tairab, Dr. Hassan
Paper Presentation Accepted
Library Resources: Meeting Virtual Information Needs for Faculty and Students
  1. Contreras, Sylvia
  2. Jefferson, Dr Renee
Workshop Presentation Accepted
If It Isn't on the Internet, It Doesn't Exist: The New Generation View of Books as Archaic Relics Perlman, Dr Mark
Paper Presentation Accepted
Providing Access to Electronic Materials Through Assistive Technology Tools: A Case Study Mirabito, Michael
Virtual Presentation Accepted
'Mom is Cooking. What is Daddy Doing?': Gender Roles in Elementary-Level Hungarian Textbooks Kereszty, Orsolya
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Textbook as a Medium of Instruction Berger, Dr Sidney
Paper Presentation Accepted
Access to Multicultural Books for Children and Young Adults Pacino, Dr. Maria A.
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Stream: Information Society, and Print and Electronic Texts
The Configuration of Meaningful Information: A Challenge for the Information Society McGuirk, Karin
Paper Presentation Accepted
Why Do Women Blog? An Investigation into the Motivations of Women Journal Bloggers Pedersen, Dr. Sarah
Paper Presentation Accepted
Telling Old Stories in New Ways: Goldilocks goes Digital Lotherington, Dr. Heather
Paper Presentation Accepted
Digital Libraries: The Human Dimension
  1. Nesta, Dr. Frederick
  2. Mi, Jia
Paper Presentation Accepted
Postcards from the Semantic Web: Content and its Management Gollings, Gus
Paper Presentation Accepted
Blogging as a Low Cost Content Management Tool: With Examples Big and Small Jennings, Chris
Paper Presentation Accepted
Stream: Libraries
Beyond the Shelf: Serving Historic Material through Virtual Access Molinaro, Mary
Paper Presentation Accepted
A Tale of Two Cities: Public Library Development in Milwaukee and Montreal Dressel, Dr. Anne
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Supremacy of the Book: Advantages of the Book as a Learning Tool deLong, Suzanne
Paper Presentation Accepted
Chapter-level Access to Electronic books in an Online Catalog: Enhancing MARC Records to Provide Greater Access Ballard, Prof. Terry
Paper Presentation Accepted
E-Literature: A Book by Another Name? Conteh-Morgan, Miriam
Paper Presentation Accepted
Digitizing for the Public Domain: The Internet Archive and Recent Developments in Canada Bengtson, Jonathan
Paper Presentation Accepted
Illinois' Biggest eBook Celebration! The eBooks in Illinois Academic Libraries Conference
  1. Harroff, Prof. William
  2. Johnson, Prof. Charlotte
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Linnaeus Link Project Tough, Diane Sally
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Use of e-Books in Teaching Information Technology: A Marriage Made in Cyberspace
  1. Wilcox, Deborah
  2. West, Prof. Carol T.
  3. Collins, Dr. J. Stephanie
Paper Presentation Accepted
A Whiff of Tobacco Smoke on the Page: Primary Sources in the Cold New World - Evidence, Imagination and Experience Woodhouse, Mark
Paper Presentation Accepted
University Libraries in the 12th to 15th Centuries: Growth and Development Fielden, Ned
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Gibson Collection of Speculative Fiction: The Challenge of the Gift Hemmings, Mrs. Mary
Paper Presentation Accepted
Are You Being Served? Librarianship Past, Present, and Future
  1. Brunsdale, Maureen
  2. Hootman, Jennifer
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Librarians in the 21st Century Bradley, Dr. Jana
Paper Presentation Accepted
School Libraries Have to be the Core Element of the Everyday School Life: Greek Elementary School Teachers Describe the Ideal School Library
  1. Arvaniti, Ms Ioanna
  2. Kyridis, Dr Argyris
  3. Dinas, Dr. Konstantinos
  4. Souliotis, Mimis
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Stream: Literacy
Teaching Content Through Intertextual Cohesion: Using Overlapping Text in the Classroom French, Dr Michael P.
Paper Presentation Accepted
Digital Storytelling as Personal Narrative Midland, Susan
Workshop Presentation Accepted
PostModern Picture Books: A New Perspective
  1. Brueggeman, Dr Marti
  2. Rycik, Dr Mary
  3. Knickerbocker, Dr Joan
Workshop Presentation Accepted
Literacy, Reading and the Future of American Democracy
  1. Tracey, Prof. Michael
  2. Swenson, Tamara
Paper Presentation Accepted
Stream: Other or Stream Unspecified
The California Legacy Project: A University/Publisher Partnership Beers, Dr Terry
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Artists' Book and Negative Space Farman, Nola
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Future of Reading as a Cultural Behavior in the Multi-Media Environment
  1. Nossek, Prof. Hillel
  2. Adoni, Prof. Hanna
Paper Presentation Accepted
Universal Collection of Information vs. Universal Access to Information: Reconsidering the Legacy of the Library of Alexandria for Library and Archival History du Toit, Dr Jaqueline Susann
Paper Presentation Accepted
Thinking Outside the Box: Enhancing Creativity in Teaching and Learning Hook, Prof. Sara Anne
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Impact of Bookstore Marketing on Consumer Behaviour: Strategies and Responses in UK Chains
  1. Laing, Audrey
  2. Royle, Jo
Paper Presentation Accepted
Writing Nonfiction for Children in Today's Technological Society Howlett, Lee Ann
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Books as Artifacts: An Estimation of their Structural Complexity Konsa, Dr. Kurmo
Virtual Presentation Accepted
The Growth of Reading Groups as a Feminine Leisure Pursuit: Cultural Democracy or Dumbing Down? Kiernan, Anna
Paper Presentation Accepted
Authorship and Publishing Gardiner, Juliet
Plenary Presentation Accepted
The Future for University Presses Reece, Henry
Plenary Presentation Accepted
Upholding Bodley's Vision: The Google Library Project in Oxford Milne, Ronald
Plenary Presentation Accepted
Too Many Bestsellers, Too Few Ideas Tonkin, Boyd
Plenary Presentation Accepted
New Voices in the New Millennium Lynn, David
Plenary Presentation Accepted
The Book in Africa Makotsi, Ruth
Plenary Presentation Accepted
The Role of Industry Organisations in African Publishing: South Africa - A Case Study Seeber, Ms Monica
Plenary Presentation Accepted
Making Time For Creative Reading Meade, Chris
Plenary Presentation Accepted
Stream: Publishing
Beginning Blackwood's: Making a Successful Monthly Flynn, Prof. Philip Daniel
Paper Presentation Accepted
Secrets of Securing a Literary Agent
  1. Payne, Dr Esim Erdim
  2. Payne, James
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Sustaining Diversity, Embracing Innovation, and Developing Corporate Behaviour: Three Key Challenges to the Book Industry Wischenbart, Dr Ruediger
Workshop Presentation Accepted
A Study of the Piracy in Contemporary China Zhang, Prof. Zhiqiang
Plenary Presentation Accepted
Creating the Online Literary Map of Pennsylvania: Marketing Books and Writers Through Geographic Connections
  1. Herb, Dr Steven
  2. MacEwan, Bonnie
Paper Presentation Accepted
Emerging Conceptions and Practices of the Book in the Digital Era: Drawing on the Grande Bibliothèque du Québec Public Library Zekri, Catherine
Paper Presentation Accepted
Plus ca Change... Print-On Demand Reverts Book Publishing to its Pre-Industrial Beginnings Breede, Prof. Manfred
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Old Corner Bookstore: An American Literary Nexus Emblidge, Dr. David
Paper Presentation Accepted
Book Editors in Australia: Mediators and Stakeholders in the Knowledge Economy
  1. Brown, Dr Diane
  2. White, Ms Lee
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Strategies of Copyright Trading in Publishing Groups in China Liu, Mrs Xin
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Future of Scientific Publishing: User and Producer Views Ascheron, Claus
Paper Presentation Accepted
Mobile Publishing: A Virtual Event? Krueger, Olaf Konstantin
Virtual Presentation Accepted
'Money and Taste': New Roles for the Greek Publishers, in a Changing Era: A Case-Study of Small Publishing Markets Banou, Dr. Christina
Paper Presentation Accepted
Publishing Anglo-Caribbean Fiction: The Return to the Metropole Robinson-Walcott, Dr. Kimberly Anne
Virtual Presentation Accepted
The Venues for Vanity: Methods and Means of Self-Published Books Kular, Asst. Prof. Christopher
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Making Fiction Books: Management Challenges from a Relational Perspective Grau, Prof. Dr. Renate
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Stream: No Stream Selection
Museum Books: A Report on Recent Case Studies of English Museum Publishing Hughes, Sarah Anne
Paper Presentation Accepted
Camouflaged Obstacles De Beer, Prof. Carel Stephanus
Paper Presentation Accepted
Towards Understanding Patterns of Book Consumption in Europe
  1. Kovac, Dr. Mihael
  2. Kovac Sebart, Mojca
Paper Presentation Accepted
The 1830s: From Encyclopaedia to Illustrated Book, Via the Magazine Bacot, Dr Jean-Pierre
Paper Presentation Accepted
Access, Convergence and Print on Demand: The Library Dimension Feather, Prof John
Plenary Presentation Accepted