Montreal, Quebec, Canada
5-7 August 2008
all’interno del congresso internazionale dell’IFLA, la sessione dal titolo:
“Navigating with youth: In this technological era, how can public libraries attract and keep their young clientele?”
The general theme of the conference is to conduct a survey of children and young adult services offered in public libraries around the world.
The objectives of the satellite meeting are:
– To bring together library personnel and other participants working with a young clientele in order to facilitate the sharing and exchange of information and ideas.
– To benefit from the experience of innovators in the field of youth library services (see the list of subjects below)
– To present speakers from around the world
Subject of Papers:
– The library’s impact and social role in the community: professional ethics, homework help, library teen board, etc.
– How to effectively market youth services to their target audience
– Innovative practices in integrating cultural materials, literacy programs, school visits
– Technology: trends, on-site users, distance users, developing new services, impact on reading
– Physical place: lay-out and desegregation of youth library services
– Reading programs inside and outside library walls: innovative practices
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