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
Classification and Indexing Section
20-21 August 2009
Theme: "Looking at the Past and Preparing for the
The IFLA Classification and Indexing
Section is pleased to announce a satellite pre-conference which
will explore the theoretical and methodological aspects of rethinking
semantic access to information and knowledge and will offer a general
survey of innovative projects deployed to cope with the challenges of
the future, offering a unique opportunity for librarians, academics and
other information professionals to be informed about the state of the
art in subject indexing.
Librarians, academics and other information professionals around the
world are invited to submit paper proposals for the satellite meeting,
- Systems, tools and standards in subject
- Retrieval in multilingual, multicultural
- Web indexing and social indexing
If you are interested in contributing, please send:
- An abstract of 300-500 words in English
including a title.
- An outline of the presentation.
- Brief biographical information of the
author(s)/presenter(s) with current employment information.
- Your mailing address.
All this by 15 December 2008 to:
Fax: +41 31 322 84 63
The submissions will be reviewed by a selection committee of the
Classification and Indexing Section Standing Committee. The selection
will be based on the abstracts and rated on how well they fit the
programme theme. Authors will be contacted by 15 February
For successful applicants the deadline for submission of full papers
is 15 June 2009 to allow time for review of papers and
all other organization needs. The papers must be original submissions,
not published elsewhere, and should be no longer than 15 pages,
double-spaced. Papers should be in English.
Presentations at the satellite meeting will be limited to approx. 20
minutes and will be a summary of the original paper and may use
PowerPoint. The conference will be conducted in English and all
presentations will be required to be in English.
Please note that no financial support can be
provided. The expenses of attending the meeting in Florence will be the
responsibility of the author(s) / presenter(s) of accepted papers.
You can find more information on the IFLA Classification and
For additional information on this call for papers you may contact
Leda Bultrini (firstname.lastname@example.org)
or Patrice Landry (email@example.com).