Poster Sessions

Poster presentations are scheduled for two, two-hour intervals between 12:00 and 14:00 on Monday 17 and Tuesday 18 August 2015.

The "Best IFLA Poster 2015,"  awarded during the Closing Session on Thursday 20 August 2015, will be selected from the posters presented in Cape Town by a jury on behalf of the IFLA Professional Committee.

Note: The titles below will be numbered by the end of June. These numbers will refer to actual board numbers in the Exhibition Hall at the Cape Town International Convention Centre.

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List of accepted Poster Presentations:

Poster Board Number Title Country Presenter(s)
1 Certificate of Information Literacy(CIL): A Pilot Project South Africa [1] Zulaiga Davids
[2] Patricia Mothopeng
[3] Thundeza Mafungwa
[4] Yunus Omar
2 Africa Portal South Africa [1] Renette Collins
[2] Shingirirai Muzondo
3 Integration in academic libraries for best access and development: case study in the Sharif University of Technology libraries Iran [1] Farnoosh Reghabi
[2] Shahrzad Sharifi
[3] Mahshid Nakhjavanpour
4 Libraries transforming lives: Africa arising Kenya [1] Richard Atuti
5 Transliteration and Retrieval Issues: Case of Arabic Language in Social Media United States [1] Houda El mimouni
[2] Jung-Ran Park
6 Repositorios institucionales Alice e Infoteca-e: la contribución de la biblioteca Embrapa Clima Templado (Pelotas, RS, Brasil) Brazil [1] Marilaine Schaun Pelufê
[2] Rosangela Galon Arruda
7 Democratizing Access to Legal Information—for every African [1] United States
[2] Kenya
[3] Switzerland
[4] Switzerland
[1] Frederick Zarndt
[2] Peres Were
[3] Sophie Bussmann
[4] Shella Hurree
8 Your Library is a Start-Up: Using Entrepreneurial Techniques to Identify and Meet All Library Stakeholders’ Needs United States [1] Jennifer Wood
[2] Laura Clark
[3] Marcia Mardis
[4] Shuyuan Ho
9 Change at the top: ARL director demographic trends, 2005-2015 United States [1] Mark Puente
10 Demonstrating the value of web archives through community engagement Canada [1] Nicholas Worby
11 Biodiversity Heritage Library: Combining Technology, Libraries and Science in Africa and Beyond [1] South Africa
[2] United States
[1] Anne-Lise Fourie
[2] Constance Rinaldo
12 Qatar at the Center of Gulf History Studies - Qatar Digital Library Qatar [1] Samia Hassan Al-Shiba
13 Gendered Decisions and School Librarians’ Career Choices United States [1] Marcia Mardis
14 How Open is the Brazilian Scielo journal? Brazil [1] Sueli Mara Soares Pinto Ferreira
[2] Claudiane Weber
15 BIB Meets The World Germany [1] Sabine Stummeyer
16 Wizdoms Library Project Concept India [1] Vikram Naik
17 Knowledge Repository @ State Bank of Pakistan Pakistan [1] Arshad Mahmood
18 Narrowing Gap: The Rural - Urban Learning Inequality in an Indian Context - Information Technology Solution India [1] Vamsi Krishna Konakalla
[2] Padma Sirohi
19 The state of libraries in South Africa, 20 Years review South Africa [1] Andrew Malotle
20 Enriching Library and Information Science Education via Indigenous Perspectives United States [1] Rae-Anne Montague
21 - - -
22 Transforming spaces for student development United States [1] Maggie Farrell
23 Easy Browse Lists: Giving Patrons the Access They Want using the WorldCat KB API Canada [1] Dawn McKinnon
[2] Andrew Senior
[3] Joseph Hafner
24 Creating Awareness on Challenges Facing Students with Disability at the University of Namibia in Accessing Services and Information Namibia [1] Chiku Mnubi-Mchombu
[2] Ruusa Ntinda
[3] Ivone Tjilale
25 The Digital Repository as a central driver in the Open Access research agenda South Africa [1] Larshan Naicker
26 Regional libraries - advantages and disadvantages. Case Joensuu, Finland Finland [1] Hanna Pitkänen
27 Building an Age-Sensitive Library: Helsinki University Library’s Age Equality Report Finland [1] Johanna Lahikainen
[2] Nina Järviö
[3] Eeva Laurila
28 Cape Town Book Project United States [1] Laverne Page
[2] Ruby Bell-Gam
[3] Florence Mugambi
[4] Valarie Hunsinger
[5] Cliff Missen
[6] Agnes Joyce Gozo
[7] Regina Roberts
29 The legend which has continued for 654 years: Kirkpinar Oil Wrestling Festival Turkey [1] Ender Bilar
30 Collection Development in a demanding Open Distance Learning milieu: addressing the challenges of transactional distance, access and time barriers South Africa [1] Mduduzi Aubrey Ntetha
[2] Dorette Snyman
[3] Thabi Ndlovu
[4] Sunette Steyn
31 Library for All! Bringing Talking Books and Accessibility Thinking into Finnish Public Libraries Finland [1] Minna von Zansen
32 Economic impact of the Danish public library Denmark [1] Lise Lotte Hviid Dhyrbye
33 Biblioteka - We are building new generations of computer programmers Serbia [1] Lazarevic Ivica
34 Cross Sector Collaboration Helps Public Learning across Boundaries - Case Study of the Wuhan Area Library Consortium, China China [1] Jin Zhu
[2] Jingxia Li
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36 Enhancing Resource Sharing Through Teamwork and Innovation United States [1] Gretchen Higginbottom
37 Academic library: from a resource space to a cultural place – the practice and experience from Wuhan University Library China [1] Xincai Wang
38 The utilization trend of Twitter served by academic libraries in Japan Japan [1] Chiyoe Hagihara
39 MOOCs, Information Literacy, and the role of the librarian United Kingdom [1] Sheila Webber
40 Transforming Student Learning and the Community: the Library as Collaborator United States [1] Jean Zanoni
[2] Janice Welburn
[3] William Welburn
41 ReMA-Network of Mediateca Libraries of Angola [1] Angola
[2] Spain
[1] Catarina Cardoso
[2] Brendan Doyle
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43 Reconsidering the concept of the research library—a theoretical and practical approach from the University Library of Mainz, Germany Germany [1] Nils C. Beese
44 Memory of the League of the Arab States Egypt [1] Hanaa Asfoor
45 Library-based learning - a collaboration of four media universities Germany [1] Ute Krauss-Leichert
46 Comparative study on frequently-cited papers in institutional repositories in Japan and China [1] Japan
[2] Japan
[3] Japan
[4] China
[1] Hiroyuki Tsunoda
[2] Yuan Sun
[3] Masaki Nishizawa
[4] Xiaomin Liu
47 Seniors Stay Connected @ Your Library - Libraries bringing technology and senior citizens together using tablets Australia [1] Atlanta Meyer
48 High-density Storage Facilities in China Academic Libraries China [1] Hua Liu
49 Transforming children’s storytelling activities in public libraries through tablet technology Taiwan, China [1] Hui-Yun Sung
[2] Yo-Hua Chang
50 Lifelong learning in libraries - an opportunity for all ages Serbia [1] Beba Stankovic
51 Guangzhou Library's "Return of the Historic Images" Collaborative Project China [1] Cuihong Wu
[2] Tian Zhan
[3] Jiangshun Zhang
[4] Sam Boss
52 The CARL Open Access Working Group: Fostering Greater Uptake of OA Business Models and Practices Across Canada Canada [1] Jane Burpee
[2] Susan Haigh
53 Connect happiness and share love: I Love Reading-Library Reading Passport Authentication Campaign Taiwan, China [1] Sai-Ching Chang
[2] Chin-Hsiang Mao
[3] Yu-Hsing Wang
54 Reading across the Island, Happiness as High as Heaven Taiwan, China [1] Shu-Hsien Tseng
[2] Guan-Yin Lin
55 Outside of the library box Malaysia [1] Razak Rambili
56 Sharing knowledge in libraries of Brazilian higher education institutions: a reality under construction. Brazil [1] Sigrid Karin Weiss Dutra
[2] Marouva Fallgatter Faqueti
57 Progress in Managing e-Legal Deposit of electronic versions of daily newspapers in Germany Germany [1] Susann Solberg
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59 Reader’s Pass – Inspiring Door to the Literary Worlds Finland [1] Mervi Vaara
60 Friends of the Library - Best Practice Examples Germany [1] Jacqueline Bayer
[2] Petra Hauke
61 Digital Memory Toolkit – a free resource to assist community projects South Africa [1] Brigitte Doellgast
[2] Niall McNulty
62 Inspiring Information Search with Mobile Phones Finland [1] Tuija Polo-Koret
63 Every child has a right to read – it is our job to make it happen! First literacy – then the new literacy. Finland [1] Lotta Hynninen
64 Dialog-based guidance on academic writing: Using peer writing mentors in a study skills centre at Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences. Norway [1] Ingunn Nilsen
[2] Grethe Moen Johansen
65 Making Literacy Real: the role of library partnerships to promote reading via mobile phones in Africa South Africa [1] Nikki Crowster
[2] Sinenhlanhla Buthelezi
66 Starting a Campaign: Add Reading Aloud to the UNESCO List of Intangible Cultural Heritage! Germany [1] Klaus U. Werner
67 “Academic Degree evenings", or how can public libraries contribute to the promotion of science and scientific culture? Slovenia [1] Cirila Pekica
[2] Vladimir Prebilic
[3] Primoz Juznic
68 Larchiveum for creating blue ocean strategy of special libraries: with a focus on Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute Korea [1] Jiho Yi
69 Cultural collaboration and social partnership in the Presidential Library digital projects Russia [1] Alexander Chentsov
70 Building a Technology Theme Park to Improve Library Services in a Digital Age United States [1] Min Chou
71 Library design for change agents at Chakri Naruebodindra Medical Institute. Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital. Mahidol University Thailand [1] Somrux Sahapong
72 Orange Juice: Pure or Blended South Africa [1] Ricardo Desmond Davids
73 New management and marketing approaches are needed for information professionals Germany [1] Petra Düren
[2] Frauke Schade
74 TEDx Koprivnica Library - ideas worth spreading in the public library Croatia [1] Petar Lukacic
75 When more means MORE... Lithuania [1] Egle Grigaite
76 "Literary buffet" – the traditional and new approach to reading Lithuania [1] Toma Gergeliene
77 Family friendly library! A modern family oriented library of Marijampole – first in Lithuania. Lithuania [1] Alma Stockuviene
78 Waiting for Christmas in our libraries: the national “Christmas of Books” campaign. Lithuania [1] Jolita Steponaitiene
79 Dynamic access to Oriental language and culture in Uganda: emergence of oriental cultural corners at Makerere University Library. Uganda [1] Luke Francis Kiwanuka
80 Story of Love – Taipei Public Library Service for Disadvantaged Children Taiwan, China [1] Yungju Gao
81 Returning Book, Everywhere, 7/24, Taipei Public Library Taiwan, China [1] Chengchung Liu
82 Let’s Play a Play! A Senior Troupe in Taipei Public Library Taiwan, China [1] Shihchang Horng
83 Energy self-sufficiency for the Solar Library of Taipei Public Library Taiwan, China [1] Shao-Wei Lee
84 I Make My Study Advocate China [1] Lu Ma
85 Librarians as Teachers: Library Faculty in a U.S. Law School Take Proactive Role in Teaching Future Lawyers To Find the Law United States [1] Sarah (Sally) Holterhoff
86 Creating Effective Instructional Materials with I-LEARN United States [1] Stacey Greenwell
87 Reaching out to Unisa communities through mobile library: Polokwane experience. South Africa [1] Ngwanamoelo Cathrine Lekganyane
88 A society needs dynamic libraries Norway [1] Bjørn Christiansen
[2] Ellen Ovenstad
89 Enhanced paths to classified library resources - verbalizing DDC notations Germany [1] Ulrike Junger
90 Results of Impact Assessment Study Performed at Harare Public library in Cape Town South Africa [1] Najma Patel
[2] Janusz Skarzynski
91 Picture Book Database–Make Young Adults’ Dream Come True! Taiwan, China [1] Chung-Chiao Lu
[2] Li-Hsiang Lai
[3] Li-Lan Yueh
92 News service to promote IFLA activity in Latin America and the Caribbean / servicio noticioso para promover la actividad de IFLA en América Latina y el Caribe Cuba [1] Bárbara Caridad Lazo Rodríguez
93 Turning users into partners Brazil [1] Janaína Resende
94 A new application for Android mobile phones uses RFID-technology to give customers suggestions for reading at Tornionlaakso library, Finland Finland [1] Leena Kinnunen
[2] Terttu Eteläaho
95 Legacy of trees: Repairing and digital archiving of ancient forestry books Taiwan, China [1] Li Wan Chang
[2] Jiann Gwo Shyu
[3] Bi Feng Tsai
96 We chat on Cell Phone as Good Friends China [1] Honghui Liu
[2] Hao Wu
[3] Qunqing Huang
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98 ePortfolios as the Capstone Experience in LIS Education United States [1] Ed Cortez
99 Library Training for the Unisa Doctoral Education Program in Ethiopia South Africa [1] Hleziphi Napaai
100 The versatility of Academic Libraries in Challenging Times United States [1] Fatima Mncube-Barnes
101 Spelling sensitivity in Library OPACS Pakistan [1] Rabia Kamboh
102 The senate library Cambodia [1] Vannarith Keo
103 Interactive Library Training in Jinka, Ethiopia United States & Ethiopia [1] Marie Paiva
104 Bridge the Gap: Turning MOOCers in Their 60s China [1] Xiaoxi He
105 University Apps in Research: what does this mean for academic libraries? Italy [1] Dean Booysen
[2] Lynn Kleinveldt
106 The use of tablet technology to enhance Information Literacy at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) Libraries South Africa [1] Lynn Kleinveldt
[2] Mbali Zulu
107 Sharing Love through Books: NCL’s charity sale for donating award-winning children books to remote areas in Taiwan Taiwan, China [1] Shu-Hsien Tseng
[2] Tzu-heng Chiu
108 Educational software used for a better work with the synthetic and analytical information processing at the network of medical libraries throughout Villa Clara. Cuba [1] Ileana Regla Alfonso Sánchez
109 Cataloguing in d 21st century new development and challenges: Hezekiah Oluwasanmi Library experience in Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Nigeria Nigeria [1] Tinuade Adewale
[2] Kofoworola Jagboro
110 The NETWORK: a library research social United States [1] Stefanie Lapka
111 How Iranian teachers of Information Science & Knowledge use Google Plus? Iran [1] Amir Reza Asnafi
[2] Mohaddeseh Dokhtesmati
[3] Maryam Pakdaman Naeini
112 Servicios bibliográficos para la toma de decisiones en Salud: Boletín Bibliomed y su Suplemento Cuba [1] Maria del Carmen González Rivero
113 Get It Together: Creating a Workflow and Assessment Model for Instructional Technology Projects United States [1] Jessica Sender
114 Starting from Scratch: A look at a minority serving institution United States [1] Dorothy Terry
115 South African Librarian of the Year South Africa [1] Flippie Van der Walt
116 Documenting Ferguson: A Digital Repository of a Protest Movement United States [1] Makiba Foster
[2] Meredith Evans
117 A model for Global Collaboration: The African Plants Initiative United States [1] Deirdre Ryan
118 IFLA/UNESCO Multicultural Library Manifesto Toolkit [1] Unted Kingdom
[2] Sweden
[3] Italy
[4] Turkey
[5] New Zealand
[1] Adjoa K.Boateng
[2] Alireza Afshari
[3] Roberto Morelato
[4] Esin Sultan Oguz
[5] Te Paea Paringatai
119 Health and Access to health Information: Using the Ebola Experience in Nigeria Nigeria [1] Uju E. Nwafor-Orizu
120 Mobile Revolution - changing the face of technology instruction in public libraries Canada [1] Alison Ambi
121 Do you want to be an information smart global citizen? Welcome to the Center for International Collections at Ohio University Libraries United States [1] Araba Dawson-Andoh
122 Cross-cultural Partnerships for Dynamic Access: Creating the Electronic Irish Research Experience United States [1] Julie Edwards
[2] Donna McCrea
[3] Sam Meister [4] Wendy Walker
[5] Carlie Magill
123 Maktaba Awards: Kenyan Library of the Year Awards Kenya [1] Eliphas Nyamogo
124 Library Training South Africa [1] Viveka Pillai
125 University of Primorska University Library: from ideas (2003) across borders (2013) to the goal (2023) Slovenia [1] Petrusa Miholic
126 Child Help line service in Laxminarayan community library in Nepal Nepal [1] Deepak Adhikari
127 Access to Information and Development Cameroon [1] Rosemary Shafack
[2] Nthabiseng Kotsokwane
128 Proyecto Pangea: Una infraestructura de datos LOD, sobre Patrimonio Cultural Cuba [1] P.B. Echevarría
129 Books open worlds for people behind bars Germany [1] Gerhard Peschers
130 Don’t think budget, think ideas and think beyond the library walls: Public library innovation in Malaysia Malaysia [1] Ungku Noorakmal [2] Ungku Sulaiman
131 Building Financially Sustainable Libraries in the Developing World Community Libraries as Hubs for Economic Empowerment Uganda [1] Eriab Kiiza
132 Tsurumi University: at the forefront of education for librarians in Japan Japan [1] Tomoko Harada

Last update: 17 August 2015