24 January 2014

International Symposium on Library Services for Children and Young Adults “Reading Towards a Broader World!” June 19-20, 2014, South Korea [Call for Papers]

By Ulla Pötsönen

Subjects of interest:


▪ Reading Activities to Engage Children and Young Adults in “Joy of Reading”
- Ways to develop reading habits for preschoolers and children
- Ways to increase reading interest through new methods

▪ Building cooperation with public and school libraries
- Ways to support reading activities through cooperation
- Practice cases of reading group and ways to support reading group vitalization

▪ Planning and operation of reading therapy programs
- Practice cases of reading programs promoting children and young adults’ self-esteem
- Developing reading therapy programs for neglected adolescent

We would like presenters to share their valuable knowledge and experience with participants. Should you be interested, please submit the proposal form. Proposals for papers should clearly indicate the interest it is for and include an abstract of no more than 400 words. You should send it by email to cooperation@mail.nl.go.kror julia.jeong.kor@gmail.combefore February 7, 2014. The submissions will be evaluated and prospective speakers will be notified by February 28, 2014 and must submit the full paper by March 31, 2014 to allow time for its reviews and translation. The abstract should include the following:
▪ Name of the speaker
▪ Institutional affiliation and address
▪ Title of the paper
▪ Brief biography of the speaker
▪ Personal details (email address, phone number and postal address)

The presentation as well as abstracts and full papers should be delivered and written in English. Successful speakers will be provided with financial support including travel, accommodation, meals and travel insurance. For more information, please contact.

Libraries for Children and Young Adults, Children, Young adults

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