There is a call for papers for Regional School Library Seminar to be held 8-9 February 2012 in Masiyephambili College, Bulawayo Zimbabwe. It is hosted jointly by the International Association of Schcoll Librarianship and the Zimbabwe Library Association. The theme is: School libraries in Africa in the 21st century: learning from each other.
Sub-themes are: information literacy skills across (from print to ICT; national school library policy; school libraries for reading skills; regional school library cooperation in Zimbabwe/Africa cooperation; joint school/community library cooperation; mobile library service in Zimbabwe/Africa; creative ideas for school libraries with limited resources: best practices; a library in every school campaign; any other topics related to the main theme (e.g. dissemination of HIV and AIDS information in school libraries).
Abstracts should be no more than 200 words and should be submitted to Lindy Nhlapo at firstname.lastname@example.org and to email@example.com The deadline is 31 October 2011. "Conference presenters and participants will come from Zimbabwe (bulk), SADC, Africa and beyond."
Photo by Sheila Webber: autumn sky, September 2011