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National Library, Ankara

"Libraries of the Future" is the overall theme chosen for the 61st IFLA Istanbul Conference, with the following sub-themes, which will be coordinated and emphasized within particular areas of 61st IFLA Conference activities.

  1. Information technology and the restructuring of libraries
  2. Cooperative national and international information networks
  3. The future of library materials
  4. Libraries and public education
  5. Professional communication

For further details of the programme please contact:

Ms. Altinay Sernikli, President
Bahçelievler 06490 Ankara / TURKEY

National Library, Ankara

PRE-CONFERENCE MEETINGS (Details to be announced)

1. Official Pre-Session Seminar "Influencing the Decision Makers." to be held in Ankara, August 16-19, 1995. Local Seminar Coordinator: Dr. O. Tekin Aybas. By invitation only. For more info rmation, please contact IFLA Headquarters.

2. Workshops and Satellite Meetings to be held in Istanbul, August 17-19, 1995:


The Conference will be held at Swissotel The Bosphorus, in the centre of the city on the European side, situated in a park-like residential area overlooking the Bosphorus and the Asian coast of Istan bul. The hotel is close to main business and shopping districts of the city and near to Dolmabahçe Palace.

The hotel has hosted many international meetings. Fully equipped meeting rooms offer some of the most advanced technical facilities.

Swissôtel The Bosphorus


The exhibition area at Swissôtel The Bosphorus is situated between the meeting rooms thus enabling maximum attendance. Since only 1000 square meters of exhibition space is available, space will be a llocated on "first come first served" basis. This exhibition provides a forum in which exhibitors may introduce their new products and services to participants from all over the world. As in previo us IFLA conferences, the exhibition is expected to be a major component of IFLA 1995.

Kindly fill in the Exhibition Form and mail it to the IFLA '95 Secretariat.


Yildiz Sarayi Cihannuma Kosku
P.O. Box 90 Besiktas
80691 Istanbul / TURKEY
Tel. (90-212) 227-8738
Fax. (90-212) 227 87 39


Tekelioglu Public Library, Antalya

Istanbul has a wide variety of libraries; old ones, dating several centuries back and modern ones. Visits will be arranged to the following libraries.

1-	Archaeological Museum Library,
	Topkapi Palace Library
	Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum Library

2-	Beyazit State Library
	Suleymaniye Library
	Istanbul University Library

3-	Bosphorus University Library
	The Arçelik Library

4-	Istanbul Public Library
	The Istanbul Chamber of Commerce Library
	Ataturk Municipal Library

Please mark two choices in the Registration Form.

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