Library and Research Services for Parliaments Section

Division: Library Types

The parliamentary libraries of the world, as a distinct type of librarianship, form a Section of their own within IFLA. This Section belongs to the Division of Library Types (Division I).

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Library and Research Services for Parliaments, Sections

Last update: 6 October 2015

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Report on IFLAPARL activities at WLIC 2016

The report covers the main session organized by the Section on Library and Research Services for Parliaments, with links to presentation files.

7 October 2016

Delivering parliamentary library and research services in an interconnected world: the case of the Parliament of India

Parliament Library of India Delegates from the Parliament of India participated in the recent IFLAPARL pre-conference in Washington, D.C. and were inspired to share their story on how their library and research service is connecting parliamentarians to quality information. They also describe the application of ICT to better serve their clients.

2 September 2016

Presentations from IFLAPARL 2016 posted

Presentations and photos from the IFLAPARL Section's 2016 satellite meeting and 32nd annual pre-conference at the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. are now available at

29 August 2016