Congress theme: “Libraries beyond libraries: Integration, Innovation and Information for all”

IFLA 2011 Conference Grantees' reports

IFLA 2011 Grantees in San Juan

After general announcements for IFLA-supported conference participation grants for San Juan were made in spring 2011, we received over 250 applications from all over the world. Thanks to the added support of a number of sponsors, IFLA was able to help more than 40 colleagues from Asia/Oceania, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean attend the Congress.

The following grantees have submitted short narrative documenting their personal experiences at the San Juan Congress; more will be added as they become available:

  • Glorias Asiimwe
    African Prisons Project, Kampala, Uganda
  • Tamara Brathwaite
    Institute of International Relations, University of the West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago
  • Collence T. Chisita
    Harare Polytechnic School of Information Sciences, Harare, Zimbabwe
  • Nora Domínguez-Rodriguez
    Bibliotecología de El Colegio de México, Mexico City, Mexico
  • Ingrid Dors
    Anton de Kom University of Suriname Library Paramaribo, Suriname
  • Isabel Galina
    Instituto de Investigaciones Bibliogáficas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico City, Mexico
  • Efua Mansa Ayiah
    Osagyefo Library, University of Education, Winneba, Ghana
  • Leo F. H. Ma
    New Asia College Ch’ien Mu Library, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
  • Shima Moradi
    Ph.D. candidate in Library and Information Science at Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran
  • Pauline Nicholas
    University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica
  • Denise Nicholson
    University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

IFLA gratefully acknowledges the support of its sponsors, who together have provided over €50.000:
Stichting IFLA Foundation, Netherlands
Nederlandse Bibliotheek Dienst (NBD), Netherlands, who supported two delegates from Suriname