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IFLA Conference

World Library and Information Congress: 73rd IFLA General Conference and Council

"Libraries for the future: Progress, Development and Partnerships"

19-23 August 2007, Durban, South Africa

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Call for Papers

Cataloguing Section
Division for Bibliographic Control

Session Theme: Cataloging Partnerships

The IFLA Cataloguing Section (IFLA CATS) invites cataloguers and others involved in the following to express their interest in making presentations at the section's programme in Durban:

  • a library or libraries in Africa working with another library or other libraries in Africa in a cooperative cataloging project or activity;
  • a library or libraries outside Africa working with a library or libraries in Africa in a cataloging project or activity.
Send a detailed abstract (1 page or at least 300 words) of the proposed paper (must not have been published elsewhere) and relevant biographical information of author(s)/presenter(s) by 15 December 2006 via email to:
Judy Kuhagen
Chair, Cataloguing Section
e-mail: jkuh@loc.gov

The abstracts will be reviewed by members of the Cataloguing Section's Standing Committee. Successful proposals will be identified by 31 January 2007.

Full papers will be due by 15 April 2007 to allow time for review of papers and preparation of translations; papers should be no longer than 20 pages. 15-20 minutes will be allowed for a summary delivery of the paper during the Cataloguing Section's programme.

Please note that the expenses of attending the Durban conference will be the responsibility of the author(s)/presenter(s) of accepted papers.