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Call for Papers: Censorship and Heritage Collections

Libraries and cultural heritage institutions have long been targets of – and active participants in – the censorship of historic material. Evidence of censorship can be seen in many global collections, including physical defacement or redaction, as well as the creation of segregated collections with restricted access. The… Read More

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  • 01 March 2024

Division F Webinar Series: Libraries of the Future (Session Two)

The webinar series is for those with an interest in the works of professional sections that are organized under Division F. Representatives from each section will deliver a short presentation about the future libraries look like in their areas. Two identical sessions are scheduled as below: Date and time: May… Read More

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  • 10 June 2023

Webinar Series: Libraries of the Future

The webinar series is for those with an interest in the works of professional sections that are organized under Division F. Representatives from each section will deliver a short presentation about the future libraries look like in their areas. Read More

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  • 10 June 2023

IFLA Art Libraries Section: Big Ideas, Challenging Questions satellite conference – Registration is now open

The Rijksmuseum Research Library and the IFLA Art Libraries Section will organize a satellite conference from 17 - 19 August at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, The Netherlands around the theme Big Ideas, Challenging Questions. The goal is to discuss the future of art and visual information, and to talk about the challenges and opportunities of the art library in relation to digital scholarly and/or artistic practices. Read More

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  • 01 May 2023

Get Involved

Would you like to get involved with the Art Libraries Section (ARTLIB)? Here’s how: Explore our projects page – contact the project organiser or Section ChairProvide a translation for one of our resources – contact our Information Coordinator Learn how to become a Standing Committee Member –… Read More

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  • 31 December 2022

Documentary Heritage Making a Difference

UNESCO’s Memory of the World (MoW) Programme  celebrated its 30th anniversary from 27 October - 5 November 2022. This programme seeks to ensure that the documentary heritage of the world is preserved, protected, and accessible – for people now and in the future. Read More

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  • 23 November 2022

Open a window to the world: Qatar Digital Libraries

Art libraries and art librarians have long endeavored to preserve, protect, and make accessible the treasures and expressions of humanity that have been collected in our respective institutions. The IFLA Art Libraries Section recognize and value the history and future of mankind which finds a voice through creative expression. It is an honor to foster connection between heritage objects and the people that we serve. Read More

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  • 22 November 2022

IFLA WLIC 2022 Session 075

Crisis and Creativity: Art Libraries, Outreach and Serving Our Users Sharing the Artists’ Book Experience Remotely. by Claudia Covert (United States) Digital Resources on Digital Resources: Publications to Make Sense of the Online Art History Landscape by Gabrielle J. Karl-Hohnson (United States) A Comparative… Read More

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  • 20 August 2022