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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
Government Libraries in cooperation with the Library Services to Multicultural Populations Section
Theme: Government Libraries: Approaches to multi-lingual collections and service
The IFLA Government Libraries Section in cooperation with the Library Services to Multicultural Populations Section invites Library and Information Science professionals to submit paper proposals.
Proposals should focus on one or more of the following topics: How libraries with multiple official languages or multiple languages that are in use in a country:
Please e-mail abstracts (maximum 500 words)
Accompanied by the following information:
Notifications of abstracts acceptance will be issued by
You can expect to speak for about 15- 20 minutes. We ask that you not read your paper at the presentation but rather prepare a power point or other more informal presentation.
Regrettably, no financial support can be provided. If you know you will not be able to come to Durban, South Africa, please do not submit an abstract.
We can issue a special invitation to authors of accepted papers. Abstracts and papers must be submitted in one of the official IFLA languages (English, French, German, Russian, and Spanish).