You are invited to submit papers for presentation at Sofia 2006 on topics related to the themes of the conference:
- Libraries, museums, archives, and record centers
- Digitization and access
- Intellectual property
- National and international information policies and projects
- National libraries
- Association initiatives
- Library/information science education
- Collaboration and cooperation
- Digital libraries
Students are invited to participate in a poster session to be held parallel to the main conference. For more information, visit the Sofia 2006 website: http://slim.emporia.edu/globenet/Sofia2006/Index.htm.
Registration information can be found at http://slim.emporia.edu/globenet/Sofia2006/Registration.htm. Registration fees include the conference and pre-conference materials, meals during the conference, and pre-conference lunch and banquet. The Hotel Rodina is offering a special conference rate when booked through the conference registration.
Two optional tours are being arranged by Balkan Connections - a multi-day tour of archeological and cultural sites in western Bulgaria with the opportunity to visit libraries, and a day tour of Sofia. Both tours will take place prior to the conference and more information will soon be posted on the Sofia 2006 website.
Please circulate this announcement to other appropriate channels.
Conference Organizing Committee Chairs:
Prof. Herbert Achleitner
School of Library & Information Management Emporia State University Emporia, Kansas, USA
Prof. Alexander Dimchev
Dean, Faculty of Philosophy
University of Sofia
Sofia , Bulgaria
Prof. Howard F. McGinn
Dean of University Libraries
Seton Hall University
South Orange, New Jersey, USA