Wednesday, September 14, 2005

IFLA-ALP Workshop on Information Literacy at Punjabi University, Patiala, India.

The Department of Library & Information Science, Punjabi University, Patiala is organizing a 5-day international workshop on Information Literacy from 3-7 October 2005. The theme of the workshop is Information Skills for Learning.

The workshop is sponsored by UNESCO and the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA).

Resource persons include: Mr. Gerald Brown, International Association of School Librarianship (IASL), Canada; Prof. Russell Bowden (UK) Honorary IFLA Fellow, Sri Lanka; Dr Diljit Singh, Faculty of Computer Science, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Ms. Karen Bonanno, Australian School Libraries Association (ASLA), Australia; Mrs. Pradeepa Wijetunge, Director, NILIS, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka; Prof. P.B. Mangla, India; Dr. Harish Cahndra, Indian Institute of Technology; Prof. I.V. Malhan, University of Jammu, India. International delegates from Asia have already been invited.

A limited number of places (25-30) are available for Indian delegates. Applications will be considered on first-come-first-served basis, though with preference for those having knowledge/ experience in the field of information literacy. The registration fee is:
Indian delegates (residential): Rs. 5000/- ; (non residential): Rs. 4000/-

For further details, contact the Workshop/Project Coordinator: Dr Jagtar Singh, Project Coordinator and Head, Department of Library & Information Science, Punjabi University, Patiala 147 002: Tel: 0175-3046179 (work)

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