Call for Papers

Please note that the Call for Papers closed on 1 February 2018.

Thank you for your interest in presenting with us. Please look for upcoming calls from our IFLA section on our main website. We issue several calls each year.

Call for papers: 

We welcome presentation of papers, case studies and papers with innovative and practical perspectives on the current and future role of libraries in a multicultural society.

Sub-topics (not exhaustive and not restricted to MCULTP) are:

  1.     Future information user needs in a multicultural society
  2.     Social networks and new means of communicating information in society
  3.     Media and information skills of the society of the future
  4.     Social, economic and political library advocacy

How to Submit a proposal:

Members of the MCULTP Section and interested persons are invited to submit a proposal for a paper and presentation of 20 minutes on any of the topics listed above.

The conference presentations may be given in English. The initial proposal should be no more than 500 words long (1 page), submitted in electronic format, and accompanied by a brief bio of the author(s), 150 words maximum. Paper length will be between 5 to 15 pages.

Abstract and paper proposals should be sent to:

The Organising Committee at

All proposals must be received by the deadline: 22 January 2018.

All papers must be received by the deadline: 1 February 2018

Evaluation Process:

First phase includes evaluation of abstracts, and Second Phase includes evaluation of full papers.  The evaluation will be based on content quality: pertinence, theoretical basis, methodology, or best practice originality.

Selected case studies will be promoted to the international audience of this IFLA Section. If funding is available, selected papers will also be published in the Romanian Review of Library & Information Science, ISSN 1841-1940. Indexed in EBSCO, ERIH+, CEEOL Databases, and in the in the Central University Library E. Todoran’s journal „Lecturn”.

Please Note:

At least one of the paper’s authors must be present to deliver a summary of the paper during the program of the Meeting.

All expenses for attending the Mid-Year Meeting (such as travel and accommodation) are the responsibility of the authors/presenters. No financial support can be provided by IFLA.


We look forward to welcoming you to Timisoara.

Warmest wishes
The Organising Committee