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IFLA WLIC 2007 Durban, South Africa

Bruce Madge (President Elect, CILIP, London, UK)

New Library World

ISSN: 0307-4803

Article publication date: 16 May 2008



The purpose of this paper is to provide a flavour of the World Library and Information Congress: 73rd IFLA General Conference and Council.


The paper gives an outline of the issues, content, speakers, participants, social networking and location of this conference.


This conference commenced with a powerful keynote speaker who set the tone for the rest of the conference. The World Congress was very informative, useful and provided wonderful international networking opportunities.


The paper provides a report of the major annual international conference of value to international information and library professionals.



Madge, B. (2008), "IFLA WLIC 2007 Durban, South Africa", New Library World, Vol. 109 No. 5/6, pp. 291-293.



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