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World Library and Information Congress: 75th IFLA General Conference and Assembly
"Libraries create futures: Building on cultural heritage"
23-27 August 2009, Milan, Italy
Call for Papers
Theme: "Building on cultural heritage from the African classical world to the 21st century"
The IFLA annual congress offers an opportunity to present library research outcomes and innovations in a multi-disciplinary international forum. In keeping with the theme of the 75th WLIC 2009, the IFLA Africa Section has chosen as its theme: "Building on cultural heritage from the African classical world to the 21st century”. The Section invites Librarians, Information Scientists and other interested parties to submit proposals for papers in a 2-hour Africa Open Forum session in Milan, Italy.
The proposals must be the original work of the author(s). Each abstract must contain:
Please send your proposals by e-mail to:
All proposals will be evaluated by a refereeing team of the Standing Committee of the IFLA Africa Section.
Travels and Costs
Please note that all fees, including registration for the conference, travel, accommodation etc., are the responsibility of the authors of the accepted papers. Presenters are advised to approach their parent organisations for sponsorship.