Conference on Science and the Internet 2012

Online media have brought about numerous changes in scholarly practices, including, but not limited to gathering data, finding relevant literature, making research and results accessible, organising collaboration, communicating with colleagues and students as well as creating fruitful learning environments.

The interdisciplinary conference Science and the Internet, to be held August 1-3, 2012 in Düsseldorf, brings together researchers and practitioners from multiple disciplines (e.g. information science, computer science, sociology, communication and media studies, linguistics, educations studies, legal studies, etc.).

We invite two types of submissions:

– Abstracts for talks (20 minutes for presentation + 10 minutes for discussion) should not exceed 500 words, excluding data and references. In case of acceptance a full paper (max. 3.000 words or 12 pages) in either English or German must be submitted by July 15, 2012.

– Proposals for interactive workshops (90 minutes) should outline both the thematic focus and the session design. Workshops should engage participants in

Both abstracts for presentations and proposals for interactive workshops must be submitted via EasyChair. Proposals should not exceed 1.000 words.

Important Dates:

– Deadline for submitting abstracts: January 15, 2012

– Notification of acceptance: March 15, 2012

– Camera-ready submission of papers: July 15, 2012

Updates will be posted on the conference website.

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