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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
School Libraries and Resource Centres Section
Theme: "How School Librarians can engage their students in and facilitate access to cultural heritage and cultural artefacts; both their own and those of the rest of the world"
The School Libraries and Resource Centres Section is Calling for Papers that will help School Librarians understand how to engage their students in and facilitate access to Cultural Heritage and Cultural Artefacts, both their own and those of the rest of the world.
The Section's audience will consist of those teaching School Librarianship, School Librarians and other interested professionals.
The Section wishes to present Papers that will help School Librarians exploit new technologies and use traditional methods creatively.
Papers may focus on, but are not limited to:
IFLA's School Libraries and Resource Centres Section invites you to submit a short proposal for a presentation on this theme for its programme at the IFLA Congress 2009.
In the two hour programme, we aim to have four or five presentations covering this subject.
The audience is likely to include librarians who have responsibility for teaching school librarianship and school librarians.
The proposals must be submitted in an electronic format and must contain:
Deadline for submission of abstract 13th March 2009
All submissions and final papers should be sent via email as a MS Word file; fax or post should be used only as a last resort.
Four or five papers will be selected for presentation.Proposals for papers must be submitted by 13th March 2009 to
Please note that author(s)/presenter(s) are expected to attend the World Library and Information Congress and present their papers in person, and that all fees, including registration for the conference, travel, accommodation, etc. are the responsibility of the author(s) of accepted papers.