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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
Theme: Sharing standards: cooperation with other actors
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 Québec.
Two presentations on the topic "Sharing standards : cooperation with other actors" are requested. E.g. papers on the cooperation and the sharing of standards and metadata between publishers, museums, archives and others.
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 2007 via email to:
The abstracts will be reviewed by members of the Cataloguing Section's Standing Committee. Successful proposals will be identified by 31 January 2008.
Full papers will be due by 15 April 2008 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 conference will be the responsibility of the author(s)/presenter(s) of accepted papers.