World Library and Information Congress:
75th IFLA General Conference and Assembly
"Libraries create futures: Building on
23-27 August 2009, Milan, Italy
Call for Papers for Satellite Meeting
Libraries for the Blind Section
17-19 August 2009
and Maastricht, Netherlands
20 August 2009
Theme: "Better library services for print-disabled people
through partnerships with Publishers and Public Libraries"
This conference will highlight the importance of delivering library
services for print disabled people and show you how to improve your
services through co-operation and partnership. On the second full day
of the conference, we will focus on public libraries and plan to
feature many short examples of best practice in supporting print
Have you developed and delivered an innovative service for blind,
partially sighted, dyslexic or other print disabled people? Why did you
do it? What was different about it? Who was involved? What happened?
Could you inform and inspire an international audience in just 15
If you're interested in participating in this session, please e-mail
a summary of your project, in
English, answering the questions above in max.
300 words, by 30 October 2008, to:
Please supply your name, contact details and brief credentials.
Proposals will be evaluated by the conference steering group and
successful applicants will be informed by 31 December 2008. There will
also be opportunities to participate in workshops and a poster
Regrettably we cannot offer to pay expenses although there are
usually some grants available to support delegates from developing