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ETD 2021 - UAEU Conference Update, June 30th 2021

posted Jun 30, 2021, 11:25 AM by NDLTD Admin
UAEU Libraries at the United Arab Emirates University will again host the international ETD (Electronic Theses and Dissertations) Conference in
2021, the 24th conference in the NDLTD series.


  • The virtual conference will take place on November 16th and 17th, 2021 with pre- and post-conference workshops on November 15th, 18th, and 20th.
  • The conference Registration – will be Free!!
  • There will be online networking sessions in a variety of time zones to suit your region: the Americas, Europe, Africa and Middle East, and Asia Pacific.


The Call for Papers for ETD2021 UAE will be extended to allow your participation:
  • 1 August: Submit an Expression of Interest
    • Provide name, affiliation, and contact details including your location.
    • Provide topic or field of interest.
    • Send this as an electronic mail message with Subject “ETD2021 Interest” to
  • 15th August: Submit abstract for peer review (700-1,000 words, plus references)
  • 22nd August: Review returned, and when appropriate, an invitation to submit a full conference paper
  • 30th September: Submission of full Conference Paper

CONFERENCE THEME FOR ETD 2021: ‘Open scholarship in a post-pandemic world’

ETD 2021 is an opportunity to re-ignite global open scholarship after the period of the pandemic lockdowns and travel restrictions.

We invite papers and presentations, especially on the following topics:
  • open scholarship - advocacy and uptake;
  • global discoverability of research findings in an increasingly virtual world;
  • identifying and aggregating digital repositories of theses and dissertations;
  • technical and policy issues for electronic theses and dissertations.

Conference Registration – will be Free!!

Link to conference website for more information: