IFLA WLIC Feature Articles

Reports, interviews and other big stories.

Delegate numbers

In total, approximately 3900 people passed through the doors of the World Library and Information Congress 2014 in Lyon.

Total number of countries represented 132
Total Full time delegates 2590
Day registrations 632
Accompanying persons 101
Volunteers 327
Exhibition space 1124 m2 confirmed
21 August 2014

Honours and Awards at the Closing Session

IFLA WLIC 2014 Closing Session

During the Closing Session on 21 August, IFLA President Sinikka Sipilä and IFLA Professional Committee Chair Lynne Rudasill conferred a number of honours and awards

IFLA WLIC 2016 = Columbus, Ohio!!!!

IFLA WLIC 2016 in Columbus, Ohio, United States

During the Closing Session, IFLA President Sinikka Sipilä officially announced the host location for the World Library and Information Congress 2016.

Interview du récipiendaire 2014 de la bourse « Dr Shawky Salem Conference Grant »

 Dr Shawky Salem (gauche) et Bassim Mohmmad Faris Saleh (droite)

Bassim Faris, Development and E-library Advisor, United Nations Relief and Work Agency (UNRWA), Amman, Jordanie.

Interview with Georges Kepenekian (in French)

Georges Kepenekian, first Deputy Mayor of Lyon, in charge of culture, large events and citizens' rights, addresses questions on how access to information supports development and how libraries contribute to the development of society.

Impressions of posters

For those who have not been able to make it to the posters presentations, or the congress, we have some impressions of ten poster presenters... interviews.

L’IFLA Lyon 2014, lieu de rencontres : rencontre d’une des volontaires Brigitte Clément

Vous êtes volontaire à l’IFLA cette année. Êtes-vous bibliothécaire ?


Inner and outer beauty : crafting new libraries and visiting them

1001 Before You Die"1001 libraries to see before you die" launched, and Public Library of the Year 2014 award presented at the session hosted by IFLA’s Public Libraries Section and Library Buildings and Equipment Section.