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World Library and Information Congress:
70th IFLA General Conference and Council

"Libraries: Tools for Education and Development"

August 22th - 27th 2004, Buenos Aires, Argentina








Call for Conference Papers
Library and Information Science Journals

LIS Journal for continuing professional education

The IFLA Library and Information Science Journals Section invites Library and Information Journals users, authors, editors, LIS educators and publishers to submit paper proposals which provide perspective on how LIS Journals are contributing to the continuing professional development.
Theme: "LIS Journal for continuing professional education"

Proposals may focus on, but not limited to:
  • LIS Journals as one of main tools for Long-Life Literacy and Professional Education
  • LIS Journals as current encyclopedic source for young librarians
  • LIS Journals as a forum for innovative ideas
  • LIS Journals as a place for exchange of best practices

Please e-mail abstracts (maximum 500 words) by 18 January 2004
accompanied by the following information:

  • Abstract
  • Names of presenter(s)
  • Position or title of presenter(s)
  • Employer or affiliated institution
  • Mailing address
  • Telephone/fax numbers
  • E-mail address
  • Short biographical statement and resume

Notifications of abstracts acceptance will be issued by 8 February 2004
The full paper must be sent to the Chair or Secretary by 1 April 2004

Papers with abstracts should not exceed 10-12 pages, including references.

Notifications of papers acceptance will be sent by 15 April 2004
Submission of full/final papers by 1 May 2004

Not accepted papers for Open meeting might be published in the LISJ Section Newsletter June 2004 issue.
No financial support can be provided, but a special invitation might be sent to authors of accepted papers. Papers must be submitted in one of the official IFLA languages (English, French, German, Russian, Spanish).
Translations (at least abstracts) in Spanish will be greatly appreciated.

Proposals may be sent to:

Mike McGrath, IFLA LISJ Section Interim Chair
'Interlending & Document Supply' Editor
(Retired after 32 years at the British Library)
11, Regina drive
Leeds LS7 4LR, United Kingdom
E-mail: mike.mcgrath@britishlibrary.net


Ms. Ludmila Kozlova, LISJ Section Interim Secretary & Newsletter Editor
Chief, Dept. of Foreign LIS & International Library Relations
Russian State Library,
3/5 Vozdvizhenka str.
119992 Moscow, Russia
Tel. +(7)(095)202-3565
Fax +(7)(095)913-6933 or 290-6062
E-mail: mbs@rsl.ru or lkozlova@rsl.ru


Ms. Eileen Breen, IFLA RTLISJ Information Coordinator
E-mail: Ebreen@emeraldinsight.com

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