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ARL Webinar on Disaster in Libraries: Speakers’ Bio (October 2021)

The Speakers at the Webinar held in October presented in this sequence: Fire: Ujala Satgoor (Executive Director, Libraries at University of Cape Town) 2. Fire: Marília Bonas, Technical Director of the Museum of the Portuguese Language, IDBR Brazil. 3. Rainstorm: Dr Okanlawon Adediji, Former University Librarian, Alex Ekwueme… Read More

  • News
  • 12 November 2021

IFLA Supports Local and International Efforts to Recover Libraries in Beirut

In the month following the devastating explosion in the Lebanese capital, the international community and the people of Beirut have been actively working to recover the cultural institutions of the city. IFLA is collaborating with both international organisations and local partners to ensure that the libraries of Beirut… Read More

  • News
  • 07 September 2020
  • By: anonymous

Call for Papers – Climate change: Supporting communities, Users, Collections and Spaces in the era of Climate Uncertainty

Climate change forces all of us to face the reality that we will see major shifts in our economic models, our physical landscapes, our energy systems, and resource management more generally. Libraries, archives, and other members of the cultural heritage space are facing and are predicted to face tremendous impacts on our collections, collecting, facilities, services, funding, users, communities, and professional lives. Read More

  • News
  • 10 January 2020
  • By: Evviva Weinraub Lajoie

Blue Shield Statement on Mali

29 May 2012 Following the alarming situation in Mali, the Blue Shield expresses its deep concern regarding the safeguarding of the country’s invaluable cultural and historical heritage and deplores the suffering and loss of life this conflict has entailed. Between 1988 and 2004,… Read More

  • Publications
  • 12 January 2019