[Piala] FW: Call for papers for 10th IFLA Interlending and Document Supply (ILDS) Conference on 29 to 31 Oct 2007

Mark Perkins lists lists at markperkins.info
Tue Feb 6 10:14:54 UTC 2007


-----Original Message-----
From: keatfong at nlb.gov.sg [mailto:keatfong at nlb.gov.sg] 
Sent: Tuesday, February 06, 2007 10:43 AM
Subject: Call for papers for 10th IFLA Interlending and Document Supply
(ILDS) Conference on 29 to 31 Oct 2007

Dear  Friends,
Please see the invitation below. Let me know if you are interested.

I will be greatly appreciated if you could  help to publicise this widely
through your various channels and contacts.

Thank you

Warmest regards
TAN Keat Fong
Regional Manager
IFLA Regional Office for Asia and Oceania


The National Library Board of Singapore will be organising the 10th IFLA
Interlending and Document Supply (ILDS) Conference on 29 to 31 Oct 2007.

Here's an invitation to submit conference papers for the conference, which
will provide libraries a great opportunity to showcase and share their
experiences, projects and achievements in the area of interlending and
document supply.  We are pleased to extend the deadline to 28 FEBRUARY 2007

Conference papers should reflect the conference theme:

1) Resource Sharing
Cooperative support, collaborations in terms of collection sharing or
access, interlibrary lending and document delivery are topics that would be
covered within resource sharing.

2) Tools and Building Blocks for Success Policies, tools and processes that
are used to help libraries share knowledge with each other with regards to
resources available, to help libraries effectively communicate about their
needs and to help libraries deliver and support each other.

3) Rights & Distribution
How issues pertaining to the rights of dissemination, sharing and
distribution of contents impact libraries.
Changes to the legal landscape and changes that owners of content are
implementing and how they impact libraries.

4) Future Directions
Sharing of new ideas and service developments that are being explored to
improve services to library customers.

a) Proposals for papers to be presented in the conference need to be
submitted for approval by the ILDS07 Organising Committee and the Standing
Committee of the IFLA Document Delivery and Resource Sharing Section and
will also take final decision on the programme.

b) The proposals should include the following details:

Author's name
Institution (with address, telephone, facsimile and e-mail) Biographical
sketch Title of paper Abstract (between 100 ? 200 words) Technical support
required (e.g. computer projection, overhead projection, slide projection)
Please email all submissions to ILDS_Conference at nlb.gov.sg Subject of email
should be: "Proposals for paper - <title of paper>"

All accepted papers must be presented at the conference in English language
by at least one of their authors.
All papers must be original contributions, i.e., not have been previously
published or currently under review for publication elsewhere.
All accepted papers will be peer-reviewed by the program committee and IFLA
Section Standing Committee and published both in print and electronically in
the conference proceedings.

Please email all submissions to ILDS_Conference at nlb.gov.sg Subject of email
should be: "Proposals for paper - <title of paper>"
The minimum length is 3 pages and the maximum length of papers is 21 pages.
Papers must be sent full-text in PDF or DOC format, confirming to the style

* Please note that the expenses of attending the 10th ILDS conference
(including travel, hotel, daily expenses and conference fee) will be the
responsibility of the author(s)/presenter(s) of accepted papers, and at
least one of the presenters/authors must attend the conference to present
the paper.
However, limited funds may be available to cover the day registration fees
(but not other expenses) of speakers from other disciplines who would not
normally attend an IFLA conference. "

Proposals for papers are due = 28 February 2007 Notification of acceptance
of your paper = 31 March 2007 Submission of completed paper by approved
speakers =  31 July 2007

Registration is now open. Enjoy a discount of S$100 off the conference fees
if you register by 31 July 2007.
The registration form is available at

For more information, please visit our conference website at
http://www.nlbconference.com/ilds or email your queries to
ilds_conference at nlb.gov.sg

Best Regards


'Aksara:  The Passage of Malay Scripts' showcases artefacts and manuscripts
of  the  Malay World dating from the 5th century. Exhibition from 18 Jan to
30 Jun 2007, National Library, Level 10.

National Library marks the 50th anniversary of the late Dr Lim Boon Keng
with heritage trails and more! 'Lim Boon Keng: A Life to Remember'
exhibition runs from 24 Jan to 18 Mar 2007, National Library, Level 9.

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