Sunday, April 02, 2006

CFP: Transborder Library Forum (FORO) 2007

CFP: Transborder Library Forum (FORO) 2007
Location: Tempe Arizona
Date: February 20-24, 2007
Deadline: April 30, 2006

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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.