6 November 2014

Call for papers: IFLA WLIC 2015 Satellite Meeting

LIS Education in Developing Countries Special Interest Group in cooperation with Library and Information Studies Center, University of Cape Town are organizing a one-day satelllite meeting in Cape Town, South Africa on 12 August 2015.

We invite you to submit a proposal for the meeting.

Theme: Harmonization of LIS Education in Developing Countries: Strategy and Leadership

The main objectives of the satellite meeting are:

  • Development of LIS Education in Developing Countries
  • Strengthening collaboration and networking among LIS Education in developing countries
  • Developing strategies and leaders of LIS education in developing countries

Format of the satellite meeting:

The satellite meeting will feature high-level LIS educators from Africa, Asia Oceania, Latin America and the Caribbean and colleagues from other parts of the world.

Papers will focus on:

  • LIS education program development
  • The state of LIS education in Africa, Asia Oceania, and Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Developing Standards for LIS education in developing countries
  • Course content
  • Levels of education
  • Networking

See the full call for papers on the WLIC 2015 website.

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