News – call for papers for ‘libraries under threat’ conference

Readers may be interested in the following call for papers:

CALL FOR PAPERS- Libraries under threat. Library and Information History Group One day conference 24th May 2011 at University College London

Submissions are invited for 20 minute and 40 minute presentations on the theme ‘Libraries under threat’. The theme may be taken either as historic libraries, buildings, or collections currently facing challenges, or indeed libraries in history which have faced threats – anything from the destruction of the ancient library at Alexandria to the fate of libraries during the Iraq war.

If you wish to put forward a paper for the conference, please send title and abstract of no more than 150 words, indicating whether you are proposing a 20 minute or 40 minute presentation, to Kathryn McKee, Chair of the LIHG Km10007@cam.ac.uk by 28 February. Suitable papers may also be considered for publication in the Group’s journal ‘Library and information history’ or in shortened form in the Group’s newsletter.

http://www.cilip.org.uk/get-involved/special-interest-groups/history/Pages/default.aspx

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