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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
Call for Papers
Art Libraries Section
The programme of the Art Libraries Section is planned under the general theme of the WORLD LIBRARY AND INFORMATION CONGRESS: 73RD IFLA GENERAL CONFERENCE AND COUNCIL to be held 19-23 August 2007, in Durban, South Africa.
The Art Libraries Section is pleased to announce its intention to hold a 2-hour session and a workshop during the conference. The themes of the Open session and the Workshop are co-ordinated with the president's theme of Partnerships and also the general IFLA theme.
THEME FOR THE OPEN SESSION: Developing and documenting contemporary indigenous and minority culture
THEME FOR THE WORKSHOP: Art library outreach
We suggest to focus on the role of the art libraries and their partners in documenting and preserving threatened cultures.
These themes reflect the philosophical and practical sides of the same issue.
It is also hoped to arrange a visit/s to libraries
You are invited to take part by submitting a paper for presentation. Alternatively we welcome recommendations of speakers who are well qualified to address any aspect of the topic.The Proposal for a paper should include the following details:
Proposals for papers are due 20 January 2007.
Notification of acceptance of your paper will be given by 20 February 2007.
The full paper must be completed and sent to the Chair of the Art Libraries Section by 1 April 2007.
Papers should be no more than 8 pages on A4 paper, double spaced.
Please send your proposal to:
Papers are required to meet the IFLA guidelines posted at http://archive.ifla.org/IV/ifla73/callinfo-en.htm.