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World Library and Information Congress: 74th IFLA General Conference and Council
"Libraries without borders: Navigating towards global understanding"
10-14 August 2008, Québec, Canada
Call for Papers
Art Libraries Section
Theme: Advancing Cultural and Social Diversity through Global Partnerships : The Art Library's Role in a World without Borders
IFLA's Art Libraries Section invites you to submit an abstract for a presentation on this theme for its 2-hour Open Session at the 74th World Library and Information Congress.
The aspects of the general topic could be:
The words "The Art Libraries' Role in a World without Borders" should not necessarily mean digital world and the activity of the art libraries in the cyber space.
For further interactive discussion of the practical issues related to the up-mentioned theme, the Art Libraries Section is pleased to announce its intention to hold an off-site workshop during the conference on the theme "Objects and projects : art libraries developing partnerships and tools towards sharing knowledge/a better understanding/ discovering common treasures".
One of the topics for presentations at the workshop could be: "Towards a cartography of the web in art history"
Proposals for possible new collaborative projects for the Art Libraries Section are most welcome at the workshop.
The proposals must be submitted in an electronic format and must contain:
January 30th 2008: Deadline for submission of abstracts.