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Call for newsletter submissions: ‘Connecting with multicultural communities during the COVID-19 pandemic’

In recent months, the COVID-19 pandemic has created challenges for libraries around the world in the way that they deliver services. To help share stories of best practice, innovation, and challenging experiences, the IFLA Library Services to Multicultural Populations Section will be focusing much of the upcoming issue of its newsletter on the impact of COVID-19 on libraries that work with multicultural communities. Read More

  • News
  • 28 April 2020
  • By: user

Library Services to People with Special Needs Call for Papers for WLIC in Dublin

Theme: A New Home: Library Services to Refugees, Immigrants, Migrants, and Asylum Seekers. The Library Services to People with Special Needs (LSN) Section is developing Guidelines on Library Services to Refugees, Immigrants, Migrants and Asylum Seekers. We have already completed a survey on library services to this target group and the results of this survey will also be presented at this program. Read More

  • News
  • 23 February 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

2018-2019 IFLA LGBT SIG Action Plan and Resource Request Form

Click here for the complete 2018-2019 IFLA LGBTQ+ SIG Action Plan. Objectives of Professional Unit 2018-19: 1. Provide guidelines for LGBTQ+ library services and collections around the world Promoting IFLA Standards to support libraries in the provision of services to their communities;… Read More

  • Publications
  • 26 December 2018
  • By: Anne Redacliff