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Essay Contest - Free Conference Registration 2009
The Academic and Research Libraries is offering THREE (3) free Registrations/Bursaries equivalent in the amount of € 400 each to an information professional from Africa, Latin America and the Asia/Pacific region to cover the registration/bursary expenses at the World Library and Information Congress: 75th IFLA General Conference and Assembly, to be held in Milan, Italy from August 23-27, 2009. The conference theme is "Libraries create futures: building on cultural heritage".
One free registration for a librarian from
Applicants must be able to attend the conference and will be
responsible for all other costs associated with conference
To encourage participation in the IFLA Preservation and Conservation Satellite Meeting by providing funds for registration and transportation.
Post Award RequirementsRecipients will write a brief article (approximately 500 words) for publication in the December 2009 issue of the Academic and Research Libraries Newsletter on their conference experience.
All applicants will receive notification of award statusno later than May 1, 2009.
All essays will be acknowledged upon receipt.
Please send your essay with your name, address, telephone number, and email address no later than Saturday, April 4, 2009 to:Stephen Marvin
FH Green Library
25 Rosedale Avenue, West Chester University
West Chester, PA 19383
Fax: +1-610-436-2251 (Attn: Stephen Marvin)
(Please be sure to include your return address or other contact information)
This Essay Contest is sponsored by IFLA Academic and Research