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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

Abstract

Purpose

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

Design/methodology/approach

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

Findings

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.

Originality/value

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

Keywords

Citation

Madge, B. (2008), "IFLA WLIC 2007 Durban, South Africa", New Library World, Vol. 109 No. 5/6, pp. 291-293. https://doi.org/10.1108/03074800810873632

Publisher

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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