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World Library and Information Congress: 71st IFLA General Conference and Council

"Libraries - A voyage of discovery"

August 14th - 18th 2005, Oslo, Norway

Call for Papers: Africa Section

IFLA/Africa Section invites information professionals of the region to participate in the Paper presentation at World Library and Information Congres, 71st IFLA General Conference and Council in Oslo, Norway, 14-18 August 2005. The selected papers will be presented during the Africa Section Open Forum at the IFLA Conference.

Theme: "Change in information needs: challenging roles of libraries and information centres in Africa"

Digital Divide
Community Services
Conservation and Preservation

  1. Papers must be original and have never been published before
  2. Papers should be of 20 pages maximum, two-double space
  3. They should be in English or French with an abstract of one page in the same language
  4. 20 minutes will be allowed for the delivery of the paper
  5. Papers may be submited by e.mail, fax or post
  6. The author should indicate his/her personal full contact and a summary of the curriculum vitae
  7. Deadline for submitting abstracts is 31 December 2004


Members of IFLA/Africa Section, inclunding the Regional Manger will select the best papers in February 2005.

The successful applicants will be informed by March 2005.

Please send your abstract or paper to:

M. Henri SENE
IFLA Regional Office
BP 2006 – Dakar (Sénégal)
Fax: +(221)8242379
E.mail: hsene@ucad.sn


Mr. Jacinta WERE
Systems Librarian
Universiy Librarian
P.O. Box 30197
Fax: (+252)2336885
E.mail: werej@yahoo.com