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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

Government Libraries Section

The IFLA Government Libraries Section invites Library and Information Science professionals to submit paper proposals.


Customer needs: The engines of change for Government Libraries and Information Centers

Proposals should focus on one or more of the following topics:
  • How your library or information center determines the needs of your clients including any of the following:
    • Focus groups
    • Surveys
    • Interviews
    • Relation to the mission or plan of the organization
  • How the library or information center builds services to meet identified needs
  • How the library or information center measures the impact of services to meet needs


Please e-mail abstracts (maximum 500 words) by 1 MARCH, 2006 to:
Nancy Bolt, Standing Committee Chair

Accompanied by the following information:
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 1 April, 2006
The deadline for submission of full papers is 15 May, 2006


Regrettably, no financial support can be provided, but a special invitation can be sent to authors of accepted papers. Abstracts and papers must be submitted in one of the official IFLA languages (English, French, German, Russian, and Spanish).