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Out Now: June 2024 issue of IFLA Journal

The June 2024 issue of the IFLA Journal delves into the multifaceted roles of libraries in navigating contemporary global challenges. This issue underscores the diversity of library practices worldwide, highlighting their pivotal role as catalysts for knowledge, technology, and social resilience in the face of global challenges. Read More

  • News
  • 21 June 2024

IFLA ARL update on the library worker

The post-COVID period has been transformational for academic and research libraries, and has challenged librarians to take on leadership roles and embrace change in support of students and researchers. Libraries have seen significant growth in digital scholarship, and increased global attention on open science, open publication, and open data. In response, libraries have built new services and platforms to support new and emerging user needs, and in many cases have served as advocates for changing business models and approaches to scholarly communications. Read More

  • News
  • 20 May 2024

Now Available: IFLA Asia and Oceania Regional Newsletter, May 2024

The second issue of 2024 of the IFLA Asia and Oceania Regional Division Newsletter includes message from IFLA President, editorials from the Chair of the Asia-Oceania Regional Division Committee, the Manager of the Regional Office for Asia and Oceania, and news both from IFLA and the region and beyond. Read More

  • News
  • 13 May 2024

Out Now: March 2024 issue of IFLA Journal

The March 2024 issue of IFLA Journal features articles derived from conference papers presented at the BOBCATSSS 2023 conference through an editorial process that strove to mentor early career researchers through the writing and peer review process. The articles cover a wide range of topics related to libraries, information science, and accessibility. Overall, the issue provides valuable insights into the challenges and opportunities facing libraries in the 21st century. Read More

  • News
  • 26 April 2024

Librarians meet at the “alma mater” of librarianship in Kazakhstan

The purpose of the conference is to discuss contemporary trends in the development of a university library and information and library support for higher education and science, contemporary priorities and trends in the creation and modernization of the university library space, software and hardware solutions to ensure the quality of services provided by the university library, current issues of professional information and library education, forms of improving the professional competencies of library staff, modern approaches and tools for assessing the quality of information and library services in higher education and science. Read More

  • Events
  • 19 April 2024

Albukhary International University: A Tapestry of Vision, Values, and Architectural Grandeur

In the heart of Alor Setar, Albukhary International University (AIU) stands as a testament to architectural brilliance, resonating with the inspired historical design reflecting the grandeur of classical Islamic architecture from the golden age of knowledge. Beyond its physical beauty, AIU is distinguished by the diversity of its multicultural students, representing over 60 nationalities. As a private nonprofit education institution, AIU was founded with the aim to provide an opportunity for talented, driven, yet underprivileged individuals to pursue higher education, transforming them into holistic, adaptable, balanced, well-rounded, and life-ready graduates poised to be agents of change in societies. Read more Read More

  • News
  • 27 February 2024

Community Outreach Programme for SERLIN Member Libraries

As part of a community outreach drive, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka (SEUSL) libraries have decided to extend its services to the libraries across the Ampara district by establishing a Library & Information Network under the umbrella of SEUSL libraries. This library and information network has been named “South Eastern Regional Library & Information Network (SERLIN), Sri Lanka”. Read more Read More

  • News
  • 19 February 2024