The final IFLA programme for San Juan, Puerto Rico, 2011 has just been published.
Picture: Caribbean summer
It includes links to a substantial number of the papers – about seventy – that will be presented. My own contribution, on the digital learning project VOLARE in Drammen and Buskerud, will be part of Session 94:
The importance of information literacy for multicultural populations: needs, strategies, programs, and the role of libraries.
This session, with a total of eight papers, takes place on 15 August 2011 09:30 – 12:45 in Exhibition Hall A. Three of the papers are currently available: one from Turkey, one from Mexico and one from Norway.
- Strengthening social inclusion in multicultural societies through information literacy
ESIN SULTAN OGUZ and SERAP KURBANOGLU (Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey)
- Indigenous Rarámuris as university students: challenges for the information literacy
JAVIER TARANGO and PATRICIA MURGUÍA (Autonomous University of Chihuahua, Chihuahua, Mexico) and JESUS LAU (Universidad Veracruzana, Veracruz, Mexico)
- Digital training supports the social integration of immigrants in Norway
TORD HØIVIK (Library and Information Science, Oslo University College, Oslo, Norway)
The programme includes three more papers with authors from Norway:
- Sustaining literacy through libraries. WILLIAM EVANS (The Norwegian Association for Adult Learning, Oslo, Norway), SANJANA SHRESTHA (READ Nepal, Kathmandu, Nepal) and BASU DHUNGANA (Nepal Community Library Association, Kathmandu, Nepal)
- Norwegian libraries and special services for immigrant women. ARNE GUNDERSEN (National Library of Norway, Oslo, Norway)
- . TROND AALBERG (Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway), JAN PISANSKI and MAJA ŽUMER (University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia)