11 December 2014

Call for Papers IFLA WLIC 2015: Libraries in Latin America and the Caribbean: agents of social transformation and development

IFLA World Library and Information Congress

81st IFLA General Conference and Assembly

15-21 August 2015, Cape Town, South Africa

The IFLA Latin America and the Caribbean Section invites interested professionals in different areas of Library and Information Sciences to submit proposals for the open session to be held in Cape Town, South Africa.

Theme:
Libraries in Latin America and the Caribbean: agents of social transformation and development

The topics covered in the session will be the following:

  1. Social Inclusion in libraries
  2. Social value of libraries
  3. Social responsibility of libraries and librarians
  4. Libraries and librarians as agents of social transformation
  5. Democratic access to the information and freedom of expression
  6. Implementation of the Millennium Development Goals in institutions of the region
  7. Actions for Sustainable Development in Libraries
  8. Libraries as mediators of knowledge and local information
  9. Innovation in library services
  10. New professional roles
  11. Advocacy of the library/librarian profession
  12. Building communities across the libraries

Deadline for proposals: 15 February 2015

The full call for papers is available on the IFLA WLIC 2015 website

Translation: Españolfrançais

Latin America and the Caribbean, Conferences, South Africa, LAC, Sección América Latina y el Caribe, WLIC 2015, Ciudad del Cabo, Congresos, ponencias, Cape Town, Call for Papers

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