IFLA General Conference Call for abstracts deadline extended

World Library and Information Congress: IFLA General Conference and Assembly

In Lyon, France from 16-22 August 2014

Information Literacy Section /Health and Biosciences Libraries Section Standing Committees

Call for papers

It’s public knowledge:  understanding health literacy from an information science perspective”

Colleagues from around the world are invited to submit an abstract for consideration for the Open Session jointly sponsored by the Information Literacy (IL) and Health and Biosciences Libraries (HBL) Sections.

IFLA Publication

Authors will have the opportunity to have their work published in a book comprising submissions for this session and other selected papers.

This book will be published in 2015 as part of the IFLA Publications Series (De Gruyter Saur).

Submission Guidelines
The proposals must be submitted in an electronic format and must contain:

  • Title of paper
  • Summary of paper (250 – 350 words maximum)
  • Speaker’s name, address, telephone and fax numbers, professional affiliation, email address and biographical note (40 words)

Important dates

Friday March 21st 2014:             Deadline for submission of abstract
Friday April 18th 2014:
               Notification of acceptance/rejection
Friday June 6st 2014:                 
Deadline for submission of text

(Presenters who prefer not to have their paper considered for publication should indicate this preference in their submission)

Submissions should be sent by email to: bgalvin@hrb.ie  before Friday March 21st 2014:

Brian Galvin. Chair, IFLA Health and Biosciences Libraries Section.

Proposals will be reviewed by members of IL and HBS Standing Committees.

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/presenters if that is required.

Chipo Msengezi      ITOCA

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