18 April 2016

Registration is now open for the "AFRICA SECTION SATELLITE MEETING – IFLA 2016"


Building Cross Cultural Capabilities for Universal Access to Information and Knowledge in Africa


11-12 August 2016

Alden LibraryOhio University, Athens, Ohio. United States of America


The IFLA Africa Section invites participation to its Satellite Meeting hosted by the Ohio University, Athens, Ohio.

The papers at the meeting will address one or more of the Sub-themes in English or French:


  • Role of libraries in empowering communities in Africa
  • Libraries and Cultural Development
  • Social media and community library out reach
  • Intellectual Property
  • Partnerships and collaboration: inspiring and exciting opportunities for libraries
  • Creating synergies for research for Library professionals in Africa
  • Building cross- cultural capabilities to build strong libraries for strong societies.

Complete details on our dedicated website: Africa Section Satellite Meeting – IFLA 2016


Dr. Rosemary Shafack
Chair, IFLA Africa Section
Email: roshafack@gmail.com


Kathy Matsika
Secretary, IFLA Africa Section
Email: kathymatsika@gmail.com

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