IFLA Acquisition and Collection Development Section

Call for Papers
IFLA Acquisition and Collection Development Section
Division of Collections and Services

74th World Library and Information Congress, Quebec City, Canada, 10-14
August 2008

*Session Theme: "In and Out (of Copyright): Contrasting Perspectives on
Digitization of Library Collections

The IFLA Acquisition and Collection Development Section invites
librarians and other interested parties to submit proposals for papers
for the Section's two hour Open Programme during the Quebec Congress.

A broad range of initiatives are underway in the library and information
community focusing on digitization of print collections, including
materials both in and out of copyright. We invite papers that present
contrasting views, from participating libraries or organizations, of
these various digitization efforts. We are interested in learning about
the opportunities that are presented and the challenges that have arisen
in participating libraries and organizations.

Please send a detailed abstract (1 page or at least 300 words) of the
proposed paper (must not have been published elsewhere) and relevant
biographical information for the author(s)/presenter(s) _by 1 February
2008_ via email to:*

*Lynn Sipe (Mr.)
Chair, IFLA Acquisition and Collection Development Section
Standing Committee
Collection Development Coordinator
USC Libraries
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, California 90089-0294
Tel: (213)740-2929 Fax: (213)740-3148
e-mail: lsipe@usc.edu*

*The abstracts will be reviewed by members of the Acquisition and
Collection Development Section's Standing Committee. Successful
proposals will be identified by 22 February 2008. Full papers will be
due by 15 May 2008. Papers should be no longer than 20 pages. A maximum
of 20 minutes will be allowed for a summary delivery of the paper during
the Section's Open Programme in Quebec.

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