School Librarians Pre-Conference

IASL Africa Sub-Sahara & ZimLA Pre-conference for School librarians

Mutare, Zimbabwe - Monday 2nd July 2018.

Important Dates
Deadline for submission of proposals: May 31, 2018

Notification of acceptance of proposals: June 15, 2018.

Pre-Conference theme

‘'Discovery and dynamic use of 21st Century Emerging Technologies to Improve School Library Service: the New Role of a School Librarian"

Sub themes:

 New roles and identities for 21st century school Librarians
 Emerging Technologies for School Librarians
 Technology and Learning in School Libraries
 Engaging learners with emerging technologies
 Libraries as technology hubs and research commons for schools
 The Effects of Emerging Technologies on school Libraries

Topic guidelines
Research/ Professional Paper/Poster presentations must cover on one of the subthemes.
Proposals should be submitted by e-mail and must include:
 Title of paper
 Abstract (200-500 words)
 Name of the presenter(s) and country of origin
 E-mail address (es)
 Telephone numbers

N.B. Papers/Posters must be presented in British or American English, a
certificate of attendance and an honorarium will be given to presenters after the preconference.
Workshop fees:
$ 50.00 for IASL, ZimLA, ZLDT, LIASA, AFLIA, IFLA, LIAZ, BLA SWALA etc. bona
fide members (proof required) $ 60.00 non-members.
Early registration closes on or before June 15, 2018. Late registration will be $ 55.00 and $
65.00 respectively. For banking details please e-mail the undersigned.
Mr Jerry Mathema
@+263772755776; +263713834719 ,,