Annual Conference of the International Association of School Librarianship(IASL), 2009 concluded in September First week in Padua, Italy. IASL is the premier International Professional organization in School Librarianship. It has been conducting training programmes, workshops,seminars and conferences every year dealing with the different aspects of school librarianship. The Association has an elected governing body and members from around the world.
The 2009 conference theme was,School Libraries in the Picture: Preparing Pupils and Students for the Future. UNESCO also participated at the conference.