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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 
for all"

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 

Beste Grüße!
Franziska Wein

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