Wednesday, June 08, 2011

Call for posters: Information Literacy and its impact on Women

There is a call for posters for the meeting Information Literacy and its impact on Women, to be held in San Juan, Puerto Rico 11-12 August, as a Satellite to the World Library and Information Congress: 77th IFLA General Conference and Assembly. This is organised by the IFLA Information Literacy Section & IFLA Women, Information and Libraries Special Interest Group, in partnership with Turabo University and Universidad Metropolitana
del Sistema Universitario Ana G. Mendez, Puerto Rico.
"The broad focus of this satellite meeting is information literacy (IL) and its impact, especially on women. We are interested in library and information professionals working on information literacy in all sectors, but in particular in public libraries and local community centres. At the same time we want to know about research projects on the impact this work has on women in local communities and the society as a whole. Examples of best practices, success stories and lessons learned are very welcome."
Proposals must be submitted by email to by 1st July 2011 including: Title of the poster; Not more than 200 words summarising the content of the poster; Speaker's name, professional affiliation, postal address, email address and brief biographical note. Conference posters can be made in English or Spanish. For further information about the Satellite Conference and registration visit:
Photo by Sheila Webber: Tallinn, May 2011

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