Access to Information Network – Africa (ATINA) invites proposals for papers to be presented at its Open Session during the IFLA World Library and Information Congress/ 82th Annual Conference, 13-19 August 2016, Columbus, Ohio, United States.

Theme and Sub-themes


African Libraries – Enhancing Community Access to Information and Knowledge for Development


  • Libraries as knowledge-intensive services for innovation.
  • Information intensification in development programmes: methods and success stories.
  • Institutional collaboration and cooperation to improve access to information and knowledge, learning and innovation towards Sustainable Development Goals.
  • African libraries as strategic institutions for effective freedom of information and other rights-based strategies for development and democratic governance.

See ful call for papers on WILC 2016 website