IFLA 2015 Pre-Conference in Pretoria, South Africa
August 12-13 2015, Dinokeng Game Reserve, Pretoria, South Africa
Newspaper e-publishing trends - the stewardship role of libraries

Important Dates

06 March 2015
Abstracts due

16 March 2015
Acceptance notices sent to authors

31 July 2015
Closing date for registrations

30 June 2015
Completed papers and presentation submitted

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International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions - News Media Section

The News Media Section is a forum to share information on all issues relating to newspapers and news published in any media print, microfilm, electronic, analogue, digital, etc) including libraries’ policies of acquisition, collection development, cataloging, digitisation, conservation, storage and long-term preservation of both physical and digital media as well as interactions with news producers, aggregators, and distributors.



National Library of South Africa

The National Library of South Africa is a custodian and provider of the nation's key knowledge resources. We are mandated by the National Library of South Africa Act to collect and preserve published documents and make them accessible.

The National Library's collections contain a wealth of information, and include rare manuscripts, books published in South Africa, periodicals, government publications, official foreign publications, maps, technical reports, Africana and newspapers.



Digital Divide Data (DDD)

DDD delivers high-quality, competitively priced business process outsourcing (BPO) solutions to clients worldwide. At the same time, DDD’s innovative social model enables talent from underserved populations to access professional opportunities and earn lasting higher income, including youth from low-income families in developing countries, as well as military spouses and veterans in the USA. This model, established by DDD in 2001, is now called “Impact Sourcing.” DDD is recognized among leading commercial service providers in the Global Outsourcing 100--and also consistently ranked as one of the Top 100 NGOs in the world.




i2S is a French company recognized as a worldwide leader in all markets requiring image capture, optronics and image processing. For more than 35 years, i2S has distinguished itself as a pioneer in solutions for customers requiring high image quality, camera performance and smart image processing systems. Among its innovations, i2s provides hardware and software solutions for libraries in matter of digitization.




NewsBank, inc. has been a premier information provider for more than 40 years. Our comprehensive resources meet the diverse research needs of public libraries, colleges and universities, schools, military and government libraries, and professionals around the world.




With its scanning and microfilm systems, Zeutschel GmbH has played a key role for more than 50 years in the digitisation and digital preservation of valuable documents, both in librarianship and archive management as well as in industrial companies and public administration.