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World Library and Information Congress: 71st IFLA General Conference and Council

"Libraries - A voyage of discovery"

August 14th - 18th 2005, Oslo, Norway

Satellite meetings
held in conjunction with the WLIC

1. CPD and Preparing for the New Roles of Librarians: a voyage of discovery

Date: 10–13 August 2005
Place: Norway, Oslo, National University Collage
Sponsor: Continuing Professional Development and Workplace Learning Section
Contact: i.smith@latrobe.edu.au

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2. Management, Marketing, Evaluation and Promotion of Library Services

Based on statistics, analyses and evaluation in your own library
Date: 9-11 August 2005
Place: Norway, Bergen
Sponsors: Management & Marketing, Public Libraries and Library Theory and Research Sections
Contact: Trine.Kolderup-Flaten@bergen.kommune.no

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3. 6th Northumbria International Conference on Performance Measurement in Libraries and Information Services

"The Impact and Outcomes of Library and Information Services: Performance measurement for a changing information environment"
Date: 22–25 August 2005
Place: UK, University of Durham, Collingwood College
Sponsor: Statistics and Evaluation Section
Contact: Sarah.howells@northumbria.ac.uk

4. The 21st Annual Preconference of Library and Research Services for Parliaments

Knowledge and Information for Parliaments - a premise for Democracy
Hosted by the Norwegian Parliament (Stortinget)
The event will include a visit to the Norwegian Parliamentary Library and a Research Meeting Value Added Services and Products for Legislative Processes
Date: 10-12 August 2005
Place: Norway, Oslo, Stortinget
Sponsor: Library and Research Services for Parliament Sections
Contact: gro.sandgrind@stortinget.no

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5. Documenting censorship - libraries linking past and present, and preparing for the future

Date: Thursday 11 August 12:00-17:30 followed by a reception at 20:00, and Friday 12 August 09:00-14:00
Place: The Nobel Institute, Oslo Norway, Drammensveien 19, NO 0255 Oslo
Sponsor: IFLA/FAIFE Core Activity in cooperation with the Norwegian National Steering Committee for the Beacon for Freedom of Expression (BFE) Project
Registration: sus@db.dk.
Deadline: Monday the 8th of August at 16:00 CET

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6. Accessible Libraries

Date: 10–12 August 2005
Place: Sweden, Göteborg
Sponsors: Libraries Serving Disadvantages Persons and Libraries for the Blind Sections in cooperation with the Regional Library of Västra Götaland, Sweden.

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7. How Government Libraries and Information Services Support the Strategies of their Home Organisation in Practice

Date: 10–12 August 2005
Place: Government Offices, Stockholm, Sweden
Sponsor: Government Libraries Section
More information: Ms Inger Jepsson, Chief Librarian, Regeringskansliet, Office of Administrative Affairs, Stockholm, Sweden
Tel. +4684054710
E-Mail: inger.jepsson@adm.ministry.se or
Ms Maija Jussilainen, Knowledge Specialist, Information Management Unit, Ministry of Finance, Helsinki, Finland
Tel. +358916034935
E-Mail: maija.jussilainen@vm.fi

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8. An Invitational Meeting: Literacy for Life - Promoting Reading and the Practice of Literacy

Date: 12 August 2005
Place: Norway, Oslo, Oslo University College
Organizers: IFLA Reading and the School Libraries and Resource Centers Sections
Sponsor: International Association of School Librarianship IASL
Contact: gwynnethevans@sympatico.ca

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9. Public Libraries from Public Education to what?

Designing the new strategies for Public Paradises to Adults, Children and Young
Date: 10–11 August 2005
Place: Norway, Stavanger
Sponsors: Libraries for Children and Young Adults and Public Libraries Sections
Contact: Leikny.Haga.Indergaard@abm-utvikling.no

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10. Responsible Stewardship towards Cultural Heritage Materials

Date: 11–12 August 2005
Place: Denmark, Copenhagen, The Royal Library
Sponsor: Rare Books and Manuscripts Section
More information: IFLA Express 1, 2005

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11. The Physical Library and Beyond - Library as Place and the Library in Cyberspace

Who is Responsible for the Virtual Library? (With a possibility of library tours on 10 and 13 August)
Date: 11–12 August 2005
Place: Finland, Järvenpää, Järvenpää Hall
Sponsors: Library Buildings and Equipment and Reference Work Sections
Contact: Tuula Haavisto, Secretary of the Finnish organising committee: tuulah@kaapeli.fi

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12. Nordic Mobile Meet and Conference to Further the Knowledge and Development of Mobile Library Services

Date: 12–14 August 2005
Place: Norway, Oslo
Sponsor: Mobile Libraries Section
Contact: ruth.ornholt@hordaland-f.kommune.no

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13. Organisations in Change: Effects on Art Libraries

Date: 12 August 2005
Place: Norway, Oslo, Oslo University Library
Sponsor: Art Libraries Section

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14. Arctic Circle Conservation Colloquium: Preservation Storage Solution for all Library Materials

Date: 10–11 August 2005
Place: Norway, Mo i Rana, National Library
Sponsors: Newspapers and Preservation and Conservations Sections
Contact: Gunhild.Myrbakk@nb.no or ed.king@bl.uk

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15. The Multicultural Library - Staff Competence for Success

Themes: Language Rights, Staff Competence and Multilingual Catalogues
Date: 10–12 August 2005
Place: Konferens Spårvagnshallarna, Birger Jarlsgatan 57A, Stockholm, Sweden
Sponsor: Library Services to Multicultural Population Sections
Contact: ww@biblioteksforeningen.org or

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16. Biblioteca Universalis – How to Organise Chaos? FRBR, a New Effort to Organise Content, and Some Practical Applications

With a possibility of library tours on 10 and 13 August
Date: 11–12 August 2005
Place: Finland, Järvenpää, Järvenpää Hall
Sponsor: Cataloguing Section
Contact: Gunilla.Jonsson@kb.se

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17. Open access: the option for the future!?

Date: Saturday the 13th of August 2005
Place: Norway, Oslo, Rikshospitalet University Hospital
Sponsor: IFLA Section of Health and Biosciences Libraries and IFLA Section of Science and Technology Libraries
Contact: p.a.jakobsson@ub.uio.no

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Maximum 400 participants. The seminar will be free of charge.