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[InetBib] Call for Papers WLC 2011
Liebe Kolleginnen und Kollegen, folgenden Call for Papers gebe ich Ihnen
hiermit zur Kenntnis:
World Library and Information Congress:
77^th IFLA General Conference and Assembly
"Libraries beyond libraries: Integration, Innovation and Information
13-18 August 2011, San Juan, Puerto Rico
*Call for Papers*
*/The Importance of Information Literacy for Multicultural Populations:/*
*/Needs, Strategies, Programs, and the Role of Libraries/*
The Library Services to Multicultural Populations Sections, the
Information Literacy Section and the SIG on Indigenous Matters invite
proposals for papers to be presented at a three-hour programme.
*/Subjects of interest include: /*
· How do we identify the needs of multicultural population in
the field of the information literacy?
· How can librarians, through information literacy programs,
help develop understanding and tolerance for cultural diversity?
· How have you overcome obstacles to introducing information
literacy strategies among cultural diverse societies?
· What are the benefits of offering information literacy
programs to diverse populations and which strategies have worked best
in your library?
· What unique or interesting ways have libraries reached out
to diverse communities to provide information literacy?
*/Proposals should include: /*
· An abstract of paper approximately 500 words.
· Attach summary of the author(s) details (name, institution,
position) and brief biographical statement of no more than 50 words.
· Submit proposals electronically to
<mailto:ifla2011.il.multiculturality@xxxxxxxxx> no later than* January
25, 2011* and indicate "IFLA proposal" in the subject line.
· Selected presenters will be notified by *March 7, 2011*.
Presenters will be expected to submit final versions of their papers
by *May 1, 2011.* Papers should be in English (or in one of the
official IFLA languages, with an English translation attached). The
language of the session will be English. Presenters will have 15
minutes at the programme to deliver summaries of their papers, and
time will be allowed for an open forum to allow audience interaction.
Please note that the Programme Committee has no funds to assist
prospective authors: abstracts should only be submitted on the
understanding that the expenses of the attending the San Juan
conference (including travel, expenses and conference fee) will be the
responsibility of the authors(s)/presenter(s) of accepted papers. Some
national professional associations may be able to help fund certain
expenses, and a small number of grants for conference attendance may
be available at: www.ifla.org/III/members/grants.htm* *_
For more information, please contact Stephen Stratton
(stephen.stratton@xxxxxxxxx) or Zuza Wiorogórska
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