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World Library and Information Congress: 73rd IFLA General Conference and Council
"Libraries for the future: Progress, Development and Partnerships"
19-23 August 2007, Durban, South Africa
Call for Papers
Division VII: Education and Research
Theme: The Internet, Libraries and the Changing Information Behaviour: Perspectives for Research and Education
Division VII: Education and Research will hold a 2- hour Program in Durban, South Africa as part of the World Library and Information Congress/ 73rd IFLA Conference.
We invite IFLA Members to respond to this Call for Papers for a program concerned with the topic:
The objective of the program is to present research into the issues raised by the emergence of and the ever more widespread access to and use of the Internet. We wish to examine the challenges and opportunities for libraries that the Internet presents. In the session we want to concentrate on the implications of changing user information behaviour in relation to all types of libraries and information service providers. The topic is of interest to both researchers and professionals.It is important to note that we are looking for research-based papers in the following areas:
The papers will be reviewed on their academic merits by an international panel.
Proposals for papers must be submitted by 15 February 2007 to:
The proposal should include a 4-500 word abstract and all relevant biographical information.
Successful proposers will be notified by 15 March 2007 and must supply the full paper by 1 May 2007.