Monday, February 11, 2013

Call for Papers : National Conference of Public Libraries

In celebration of the 126th Founding Anniversary of the National Library of the Philippines, the Public Libraries Division invites proposals for the 2013 National Conference of Public Librarians with the theme: “The Role of Public Libraries in Preserving Cultural Heritage”. It will be held in Bacolod City on August 28-30, 2013. Preference will be given to proposals that are clearly related to the following topics:

- RA10066 (National Cultural Heritage Act of 2009)
- Preservation of Cultural Heritage
- Disaster Preparedness
- Oral & Written Communication Skills
- Local / Oral History
- Other theme related topics

Submission of Proposals:

1. Proposals must include the following and must be in English:

- Title of proposed presentation
- Name of presenter
- Abstract of presentation (no more than 200 words)
- Short biographical statement
- Passport size I.D. (for the conference proceedings)

2. Proposals should be submitted on or before April 30, 2013:

The Review Committee will evaluate all submitted materials and successful applicants will be notified by June 28, 2013.

Full accepted papers must be between 3000 and 6000 words in length and are due by July 15, 2013 in document and PPT by e-mail or electronic copy.

Resource speakers shall be paid a modest honorarium upon full submission and delivery of the paper. Speakers are entitled to board and lodging, and airfare expenses.

Forty-Five (45) minutes will be allowed for the delivery of the paper in the Conference (followed by Fifteen (15) minutes open forum discussions); the full written paper is not to be read.

For additional information please contact:

Ms. Nonila J. Yauder
Chief, Public Libraries Division
National Library of the Philippines
Phone: (632)- 310-5035 local 204/205

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