Libraries Bridging Boundaries: Challenges and Strategies for Global Openness

IFLA Division D Mid-Term Meeting

 Call for Participation

Join us at the forefront of the open scholarship movement! The 2024 IFLA Division D International Mid-term Meeting is an important opportunity for librarians from all career stages, along with other OA stakeholders, to explore, share, and shape the future of open access and scholarship.

This event is a collaborative effort by the IFLA Academic and Research Libraries Section, IFLA Acquisition and Collection Development Section, IFLA Library Publishing Special Interest Group, and IFLA Science and Technology Libraries Section.

When & Where?

📅 Dates: June 5-7, 2024

📍 Location: Koç University – Research Centre for Anatolian Civilizations (ANAMED)

Full details here   

Submission Guidelines

  • Submission: Proposals can be submitted via Google Forms or emailed as a Word document or PDF to
  • Requirements: Proposals must be in English, including presenter details, session type, title, and an abstract (max 300 words).
  • Virtual Presentations: Considered for Contributed Papers only.

Important Dates

  • March 25: Proposal abstracts due
  • April 8: Acceptance notices and registration opens
  • June 5-7: Conference dates


For any inquiries, please reach out to Ann Okerson at, IFLA Division D Chair.


Details about the Midterm are routinely added to the Conference website; please keep checking back as further information becomes available.