Satellite meeting WLIC 2016

Future of Libraries: what will content and services be in 2030?


11 August 2016


OCLC Headquarters - Dublin, Ohio


The IFLA Latin America and Caribbean Section ir organizing this satellite meeting before the World Library and Information Congress at OCLC Headquarters. The main purpose is to discuss the future of libraries (political, economic and social) and their impact on the development of the collection and provision of services to users in any region of the world.

We welcome the research, case studies and work with innovative approaches and practices for the future of libraries and their impact on collections and services to users in Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) and the world in next 15 years. The sub-themes (not exhaustive and not restricted to LAC) are:

1. Year 2030: How could they be libraries of Latin America and Caribbean?

2. How the world's libraries will be in 15 years?

3. Future libraries budget.

4. Role of libraries in communities of the future.

5. Will there library collections?

6. What promotion (advocacy) is necessary to mantain the main libraries in the field of information services?

7. What information services libraries offer services in 2030?

8. Future informational needs of library users.

9. Change management/innovation with regard to collections and library services.

10. Changing needs for information and innovative information services for education.

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