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[14th September, 2017]

The Enugu State Chapter of the Nigerian Library Association (NLA) announces her 17th Annual Conference/AGM for the year 2017 holding as follows: 

Date: Thursday 30th November – Friday 1st December, 2017.

Venue: National Library of Nigeria, Independence Layout, Enugu

Conference fees:  Fifteen Thousand Naira (N15, 000) Only.

The fees cover all conference materials, lunch and conference proceedings.

CONFERENCE THEME: “Libraries in the Promotion of National Development”.


  1. Education and training of information professionals for National Development
  2. Harnessing the potential of ICT for national development
  3. The positioning of academic and research libraries for national development
  4. Re-positioning national and public libraries for national development
  5. Information literacy for national development
  6. Harnessing the potentials of digital libraries for national integration and development

Any other topic within the theme is acceptable

Interested participants are hereby invited to submit full papers of not more than 18 pages double-line spaced with 12 point font size, processed in Times New Roman on any of the above sub-themes or any related topic under the general theme.  

Deadline for submission of Full papers is Friday, 3rd November, 2017. Papers submitted after this date WILL NOT appear in the proceedings, but may be presented during the conference. Authors should include the name(s) and affiliations of the author(s) with functional e-mail addresses and submitted electronically to: with the subject: CONFERENCE PAPER! The file name should bear the author’s last name.

All submissions will be subjected to blind peer review by members of publication committee. Authors will be notified on the status of their submissions on or before November 10, 2017.

 Format for Presentation: Accepted papers should be processed in not more than 20 slides for multimedia presentation during the conference.

Accepted papers will be published in the proceedings on payment of conference fee to the following bank account: 

Name of Bank  First Bank Nigeria Plc

Account Name: Nigerian Library Association, Enugu State Chapter

Account Number: 2014867846

Colleagues outside Enugu State are encouraged to attend.

Thank you!


Helen Nneka Okpala (CLN)  

NLA Enugu State Chapter Public Relations Officer (PRO)


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