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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
Latin America and the Caribbean Section
Theme: "Preserving and conserving the cultural heritage in Latin America and the Caribbean"
The IFLA Latin America and the Caribbean Section invites potential presenters in the region (librarians, faculty, practitioners, and other interested parties) to participate in the 2-hour open session on this theme. The session will consist of 4 selected papers.
Proposals may focus on, but are not limited to:
The deadline for submitting a detailed, one-page abstract and full author details is 15 January 2009.
Selection of papers is based on the abstract, and presenters will be notified by mid-February 2009 at the latest whether they have been successful.
Full paper is due on 30 April 2009.
Papers must be original and have never been published elsewhere before. Papers should be of 20 pages maximum, two-double space. They should be in Spanish or English with and abstract of one page in the same language. Abstracts and Papers should be submitted by e-mail. Authors will get a 20 minutes slot for delivering their papers, so they will have to prepare a sound Power Point presentation.
Proposals will be reviewed by members of the Regional Standing Committee for Latin America and the Caribbean Section. Proposals should include:
Proposal should be sent to:
Travel and stay expenses
Please note the expenses of attending the Quebec Conference (including travel, expenses and conference fee) will be the responsibility of the author(s)/presenter(s) of the accepted papers, and at least one of the authors must be present for the program.