29 January 2018
CALL FOR PAPERS: OPEN FORUM AFRICA SECTION , 24-30 August 2018, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2018
IFLA Africa Section: Invites Librarians, Information Scientists and other interested professionals to submit proposals for the Open Forum to be held during the 84th IFLA WLIC, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from 24-30 August 2018. In line with the main theme of the Congress, “Transform Libraries, Transform Societies”, Africa Section proposes a Session on the theme:
THEME: “Libraries as Development Catalyst”
African Libraries, as catalyst for economic, social and cultural development: the local libraries have acted as a vehicle for access to knowledge, ideas and information and as a free service open and available to anyone.
Africa section is inviting you to send in your projects, programmes, good practices to show case how Libraries play a central role in transforming African societies.
- LIS Training
- ICTs for LIS Development
- Information Literacy for Empowering the community
- Information Literacy for Development
- Libraries as tools for achieving United Nations 2030 Agenda
- Libraries as Centers of Community engagements for Development
- Quality information empowers society
Full details are on the IFLA WLIC 2018 website.
Secretary, IFLA Africa Section