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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
Health and Biosciences Libraries Section
Session Theme: "The Role of Humanities in Medical Education and Patient Care"
The IFLA Health and Biosciences Libraries Section invites you to submit an abstract for a presentation on this theme for its Open Session at the World Library and Information Congress: 74th IFLA General Conference and Council to be held 10-14 August 2008, Québec, Canada.
Aim and Scope of the Session
The purpose of the Session is to explore the role humanities in medical education and patient care and their implications for health sciences libraries.
The audience of this Session is likely to include health care professionals, educators, researchers and librarians.The presentations that address the following issues are particularly welcome:
The delivery of each presentation is anticipated to be 20 minutes with 10 minutes for questions and answers. The written version of the presentation should be made available prior to the session and these may be published on IFLANET.
Submission GuidelinesThe proposals must be submitted in an electronic format and must contain:
January 30th 2008: Deadline for submission of abstracts.
Please send by 30th January 2008 an abstract of 200-400 words in your proposed paper, full contact details and a short CV to:
Small number of grants for conference attendance will be available at: http://archive.ifla.org/III/members/grants.htm