IFLA International Newspaper Conference 2008

IFLA International Newspaper Conference 2008- Old Issues, New Issues: Impact of Digital Technology upon Contemporary and Historic Newspapers

1 - 3 April 2008, National Library of Singapore

Want to share collective knowledge about how libraries can tackle the dual challenges of preserving printed newspapers and responding to the changes that new technologies bring on to managing both printed and online (born digital) newspapers?

We invite you to register and submit a short proposal for a presentation on the IFLA International Newspaper Conference theme - Old Issues, New Issues: Impact of Digital Technology upon Contemporary and Historic Newspapers. The Conference will focus on the rapid advancements of digital technologies affecting the various aspects relating to newspapers in libraries and archives, and will be held at the National Library of Singapore from 1 to 3 April 2008.

The IFLA International Newspaper Conference 2008 is co-organised by the National Library of Singapore, the IFLA Newspapers Section and IFLA Core Activity on Preservation and Conservation (PAC).

Call for Papers

There will be 3 tracks of presentations that highlight a particular aspect or issue related to newspapers:

Physical and Digital Preservation of Newspapers
Service and Access Models of Southeast Asian Newspapers
Online Newspapers
Abstract submission deadline: 22 October 2007 (deadline extended)
Full paper submission deadline: 31 December 2007

Click here to view details for submission

Online Registration
Register by 31 December 2007 to enjoy a discount on the conference fees.

Download registration form and submit the form via email or fax.

Early bird conference fees (registration on/by 31 Dec 2007): S$100.00

Conference fees (registration after 31 Dec 2007): S$120.00

Visit http://blogs.nlb.gov.sg/newspaper_conf08/ for more information on the conference. For general enquiries email: IFLA_newspaper@nlb.gov.sg

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