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World Library and Information Congress: 72nd IFLA General Conference and Council

"Libraries: Dynamic Engines for the Knowledge and Information Society"

20-24 August 2006, Seoul, Korea


Call for Papers

Agricultural Libraries Discussion Group

The IFLA Agricultural Libraries Discussion Group will be hosting a 2 hour session at World Library and Information Congress (WLIC) to be held in Seoul, Korea, 20-24 August 2006.

Librarians, information specialists, agricultural extension personnel, educators, researchers, policy makers, farmers and others are invited to participate in the open session. They are invited to submit proposals for papers.


Forging partnerships between libraries and extension services for improved access to agricultural information

The focus of submissions should be on practical rather than theoretical aspects.

The deadline for submitting a detailed, one-page abstract (350 words) and full author details is 25 December 2005. Selection of papers is based on the abstract, and presenters will be notified by mid-February 2006 at the latest.

  • The full paper is due on 1 May 2006 and must be an original submission not published elsewhere.
  • Both abstracts and full papers should be submitted by e-mail; fax or post should be used only as a last resort.
  • Papers should be of 20 pages maximum, single spaced.
  • Papers should be in English with a one-page abstract.
  • 20 minutes will be allowed for a summary delivery of the paper in the Conference.
  • The author(s) should indicate his/her personal full contact details and include summary curriculum vitae with the paper.

Please note that all fees, including registration to the conference, travel, accommodation etc. are the responsibility of the authors of the accepted papers.

Please send your abstract by 25 December 2005 to:
Deva E. Reddy, PhD
Convenor of Agricultural Libraries Discussion Group
Assistant Professor
Evans Library, Texas A&M University
College Station, TX, USA
Tel. +(1)(979)8621062
Fax +(1)(979)4580112
E-mail: devaereddy@tamu.edu