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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
Health and Biosciences Libraries Section
Theme: "Consumer Health: Health Literacy, Patient Empowerment & Health Promotion"
In support of “Libraries Driving Access to Knowledge”, the IFLA Health and Biosciences Libraries Section invites submission of abstracts for presentation on information services or programs that support an informed patient and other consumers of health services. Some examples of topics that would be welcome:
It is anticipated that presentations be 20 minutes with 10 minutes for questions
The proposals must be the original work of the author(s). Each abstract must contain:
Please submit abstract before 1 February 2009 to:
Regrettably IFLA's Sections do not have funds available to pay for speakers' expenses, including registration for the conference, travel, accommodation, although there may be limited funding available through other IFLA channels, especially for people from developing countries.