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Aruba, May 28 June 2, 2006
The Biblhoteca Nacional Aruiba The Aniba National Librarn takes great pleasure
iiin mi ing iou to the 3oti annual conference of ACUiRIL. which h \\ ill take place in
Aruba from !Ia\ 28 June 2. 2li)
In t'ri llianoI ili/i H-oiiiin R h/v/i
Much has been \ rirten and said about the nett digital era and the consequences of
the rapid dee lopment, in ICT for the information prolfeson However, this
conference \ ill Iocus on the social and ethical aspects of the Information Society.
Hot\ can irnfonnation profesi-onal make 'sure that freedom, equality and safety,
the three under ling principles ol the Declaratilon of I luman Right,, will be
respected in the de' eloping intormatiorn society, Durnn tile cont-rence different
-iubidiar\ themes 't ill be addre.
cultural di' cr.ir-\ and infonnation for the education ot our children
Establihled in lI Oto, the .Aociatiln of Caribbean lini\ erstr,. Research and
Instimton-al Libhrarte I AC'LiRIL I '; a dit erse. multt-cuiltura J a-ociation.
Profestionial' from the Fnglish. French. Spani'h and Dutch -peaking Caribbean
meet in as annual conference Theeconference pro, ides a forum fr professional
d'mcu'ssion. sntimulates the *har.in of professional e\penence in supportt of a broad
spectrum ot intellectnial and educational endea' ors. and promn.ties cooperative
Aruba Is located in the wiuthern C jribbean. I 5 mile 1211 kilomritcrs) off the coast
f Ve\'neuela Ii i' part of hait I, called the Dutch Caribbean
Aruniba's population of about I iiL.IiiiI inhabitants is made up of a broad
international nm\rure ot people Ath a pleasant narure iand a test foI:r hospitality.
The modem Aruban is general oif mi\cd ance
.Afrncan and European ro,-i_
Hoe'\eer. the fa ce oif.\ruha is in
conltmtlOuIs lu\ 'it Lth the island. WYNDHAM ARUBA RESORT
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dra'i\ ing indl, dual from all o ,er the
worldd Today tile island i dlini_'. er / -
41I different nationalitme. which l'ec
and "ork peaceful. o:n the ilIand
Toursnm is the main pillar if the
For more information prl.Ia'Lc "%I'-
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Papiamento and Dutch are the t\%o official languages in Aruba English is
recognized a,; an international language and therefore is a mandatory subject as
early as the 4th grade in primarN school. Spanish is taking on equal importance and
is also taught as earl. as the 5th grade of primary, school. French is taught in high
school as an optional language.
Anuba's airport facility) is the result of a reno\ation and e\pansion project that has
established the Queen Beatri\ International Airport as a hub in the Caribbean. The
island is served b\ a number of airlines, and connections can be made to any part
ot the % world. UL.S.-bound paenger: benefit from their o\ n terminal building that
houses a Li S INS Customs facility. allow\ ing flights from Aruba to enter the U.S.
as domestic flights
Sun and cooling trade w inds. With its loo humidity, and a crage temperature of
82F. Aruba has a constant climate.
The conference % ill be held at the \\ ndham Aruba Resort Spa & Casino.
Wyndham Resort is situated on the island's \\est coast. to be e\act at Palm Beach.
It is a high-rise hotel % Ith beautiful rooms all ocean \ iew. and excellent facilities
for the conference
Take a look at their \ ebsite htrp: \%\\\ .arubat\ ndham com
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.\CURIL Execuu\ie Secrelarial
Biblioteca Regional del Caribe \ Esiudio4 Latinoamericanos
Sistema de Bibliotecas. Lni, ersidad de Puerto Rico
P.O. Box 233 ". San Juan, Puerto Rico 00193 I
Tel- F "'I8s" -I-oiioo, x "'l It or "911-8u054
F.a\ i +'' '91.i-b.154
E-mnail acunril' rrpac upr clu edu
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Local organizing comllittee.
Biblioteca Nacional Aruba
George Nladurostraat 13
Tel: +29' 582 154-1i
FaJ\: i2t' 5,2 5493
E-mail acurinl2iil.i b'bliotecanacional.aw
\\ebsite" \,\w\ biblioteca.nacional.aw
President ACLRIL 20011 i20.6.
Mrs. Asrnd Britten
Biblioteca Nacional Aniba
-ACURIL 2111i6 Conference Coordinator:
Mrs Lourdel i Desi Croei
Biblioteca Natcional .-\ruba
Aruba, May 28 June 2, 2006
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