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Actions of Serials & Other Continuing Resources Standing Committee (SCORE) to Collaborate on Open Access Call at IFLA

At a global level, the Open Access (OA) movement is currently in state of transition as it seeks to maximize the openness of data, research outputs and information financed with public funds; for this, various actors are required to develop and implement collaborative strategies. IFLA's recently released "10 years of the IFLA open access statement: a call to action" identifies new essential areas for that action; one of them is to lead by example through collaboration with various actors in the world of Open Access. Read More

  • News
  • 19 April 2023

2022 IFLA medal is conferred to SOCRS committee member

Congratulations to Filiberto Felipe Martinez Arellano, our colleague in IFLA Serials and Continuing Resources Section (SOCRS), for receiving IFLA Medal because of his distinguished service to IFLA, advancements in cataloging practices and open access, and enhancing capacity building for librarians throughout Latin America and the Caribbean. Read More

  • News
  • 29 July 2022

A brief report of SOCRS business meeting 2022

After three years due to the pandemic, IFLA Serials and Continuing Resource Section (SOCRS) members gathered together for the business meeting on Monday 25 July and scheduled next year action plan. They presented reports and updates on projects and the SOCRS WLIC program and details about special issue on… Read More

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  • 26 July 2022

Let’s think collaboratively about Transformative Agreements

In addition to offering attendees of #SOCRS #WLIC2022 open session at Auditorium on Wednesday 27 July the chance to hear from colleagues around the world, we have set #SOCRS_WLIC2022 in Twitter and LinkedIn to talk collectively and collaboratively. Share your insights, thoughts, concerns or questions, please join… Read More

  • News
  • 25 July 2022

SOCRS 2022 business meeting

All those interested in serials and continuing resources, open access and scholarly communication are invited to attend the #SOCRS #WLIC2022 business meeting as an observer to get a glimpse of ongoing works and current matters. We will be at Liffey Hall 2 on Monday, July 25, 16-18. Save… Read More

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  • 24 July 2022

WLIC 2022 open programme will be discussed on SOCRS February meeting

On Wednesday February 2nd 2022, the Serials & Other Continuing Resources Section (SOCRS) will have a Zoom meeting to follow the decisions about forthcoming IFLA WLIC 2022 open programme. Committee members will outline their views on what the priority issues for discussion should be and what concrete outcomes could be… Read More

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  • 31 January 2022

SOCRS November meeting

At the SOCRS’s meeting on Wednesday 10th November 2021, Theron Westervelt, the chair of the Committee, announced that the committee’s action plan for the next year has been submitted to the IFLA. In this meeting committee members scheduled the program for the next IFLA WLIC. Two important topics were suggested… Read More

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  • 22 November 2021

NordILL 2021

IFLA President Barbara Lison will deliver a keynote speech on Future trends on European libraries and IFLA activities at the 14th Nordic Resource Sharing, Reference and Collection Management Conference (NordILL 2021). Read More

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  • 09 September 2021