Call for Papers

Libraries Serving Persons with Print Disabilities Section

eBooks for everyone!



22-23 August 2014


Université Pierre et Marie Curie, 4 place Jussieu, Paris, France


An opportunity for more inclusive libraries.

Conference Objective

The objective of this conference is to explore the 3-dimensional impact of eBooks:

  1. on content providers: how to produce content in an accessible eBook format?
  2. on libraries: how to provide inclusive services?
  3. on readers: how to take advantage of eBooks to facilitate reading?

Find more detail for this call and the conference at


Papers may be submitted and presented in English or in French.

Simultaneous translation will be provided during the conference.

Several types of paper will be considered:

  • Full Paper (25 min)
  • Short Paper (15 min)
  • Demonstration or product presentation (by exhibitors)


Submissions should include:

  • title of the paper or presentation
  • abstract fitting in with the topic of the conference (max. 300 words)
  • author(s)' name(s) and speaker's name, professional affiliation
  • postal address, email address, brief biographical note and photo
  • type of paper suggested (Full, Short, Demo, Product)

Please submit your proposals to:

Important Dates

All proposals must be in by 1 February 2014.

Proposals will be evaluated by the conference steering group and successful applicants will be informed by 1 April 2014.


Koen Krikhaar, Chair, Libraries serving Persons with Print Disabilities


All proposals must be in before 1 февраля 2014.

Please note

All expenses, including registration for the conference, travel, accommodation etc., are the responsibility of the authors/presenters. No financial support can be provided by IFLA, but a special invitation can be issued to authors.

Congress Attendance Grants

The French National Committee and IFLA have worked hard to secure funds for Conference Participation Grants. Up-to-date information will be available on our Conference Participation Grants webpage.

Last update: 17 February 2014