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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

Spanish translation  

Call for Papers

Agricultural Libraries Discussion Group

Theme: Impact of Globalization on Small Farmers Worldwide: Implications on Information Transfer

The IFLA Agricultural Libraries Discussion Group in association with IAALD invites papers to be presented at a two hour session to be held at the World Library and Information Congress in Durban, South Africa, 19-23 August 2007.

The focus of submissions should be practical based on facts rather than theoretical aspects. The deadline for submitting a detailed, one-page abstract (350 words) and full author details is 15 January 2007. Upon review of the abstracts, the selected presenters will be notified by mid-February 2007 at the latest.

  • The full paper is due on 5 May 2007 and must be an original submission not published elsewhere.
  • Both the 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 would be allowed for a summary delivery of the paper in the conference. The presenter should not read the paper.
  • 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 10 January 2007 to:
Deva E. Reddy, Convener
IFLA Agricultural Libraries Group
Assistant Professor
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX, USA
Tel. +(1)(979)8621062
Fax +(1)(979)4580112
E-mail: devaereddy@tamu.edu