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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

Spanish translation

Call for Papers for Satellite Meeting

Art Libraries Section

Florence, Italy
19-20 August 2009

Theme: "Art and History: sharing Sources in International Research Networks"

The IFLA Art Libraries Section invites you to submit a paper for a presentation on this theme at the Pre-Conference in Florence 19-20 August.

The conference will be held in four different locations (institutions) and stress on four different thematic blocs. Every institution will have the time and the occasion to present its holdings, activities and projects. Afterwards time will be dedicated to presentations, conferences and discussions which should refer to a predefined general thematic line.

The institutions and themes:

  1. Library of the Uffizi Gallery: “Art libraries and (museum) collections”
  2. Kunsthistorisches Institut: “Research libraries and art history”
  3. Villa I Tatti: “libraries and interdisciplinary research”
  4. Biblioteca Marucelliana (in cooperation with Riccardiana and Laurenziana): “Libraries with historical holdings: local history and cultural heritage”


The proposals must be submitted in an electronic format and must contain:

  • Title of paper.
  • Authors of the paper.
  • Abstract or summary of the paper (200-400 maximum words).
  • Speaker's info: name, address, professional affiliation, email address, biographical note (40 words).

Important Dates

  • 30 January 2009: Deadline for submission of proposals and abstracts.
  • 1 March 2009: Notification of acceptance by the Review Committee of the Section.
  • 1 May 2009: Deadline for submission of full text of the paper.

Please submit your proposals to:

Olga Sinitsyna
Chair of the Section
E-mail: olgas@libfl.ru


Eila Ramo
Secretary of the Section
E-mail: eila.ramo@taik.fi