Thursday, March 09, 2006

CFP: Transborder Library Forum (FORO)

CFP: Transborder Library Forum (FORO)
Arizona State University Libraries
February 20-24, 2007
Deadline (see bottom of posting)

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The 2007 Transborder Library Forum (FORO) Program Planning Committee is pleased to invite original proposals for Papers, Workshops, Round Tables, and Poster Sessions that support this year's theme and FORO objectives; as well as volunteers willing to moderate Plenary and Concurrent Sessions for the 2007 FORO, hosted by Arizona State University Libraries February 20-24, 2007 in Tempe, Arizona.

Foro Goals and Objectives

FORO, the Transborder Library Forum, is a volunteer organization that cultivates a venue for the cooperative exchange of ideas, and the discussion of experiences and efforts concerning the provision of library services in the border regions between the U.S., Mexico, and Canada.

FORO objectives include:

-strengthening links among information professionals concerned with building information bridges across international borders;
-planning and implementing cooperative projects between libraries across geographic borders;
-facilitating the development of resource networks;
-introducing librarians to current commercial library products and services;
sharing our cultural heritage while promoting literary and library services.

Proposals should be submitted by April 30, 2006 but no later than July 15, 2006 to the following:

FORO 2007 Program Planning Committee