The Consortium of Tanzania University and Research Libraries (COTUL) is hereby announcing a Call for papers for the 5th  Scientific Conference to be held in November 2023.


Library and Information Services in the Digital Era


  • Social media in library service delivery
  • Open Educational Resources
  • Institutional Repositories
  • Electronic Information Resources
  • AI in library and information services
  • Digital literacy
  • Information retrieval
  • Information security
  • Digital libraries
  • Copyright and copyleft in the digital age
  • Ethical practices in the digital age

Submission guidelines

All abstracts should be in English. Use appropriate words and correct grammar.

The abstracts should have a maximum of 300 words.

The abstracts should contain the following information in the order provided

  1. Title of abstract
  2. Full author(s) details
  3. Aim, methods, results and discussion, conclusion

All abstracts should be sent in Ms. Word document format to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Important dates

  • 30th June 2023 submission of abstracts
  • 30th July 2023 notification of accepted abstracts
  • 30th August 2023 submission of full papers
  • 30th September 2023 notification of accepted papers

Conference Dates: 6-10 November 2023


All accepted/presented papers will appear in COTUL Conference Proceedings.