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Big Data Special Interest Group WLIC2021 sessions

Two events will be hosted by Big Data SIG during WLIC2021: - Better together: Creating solutions to the challenges of data use, reuse, and sharing - Library Carpentries: A 360 Degree Review of Supporting Data Science Skills Read More

  • News
  • 23 July 2021
  • By: anonymous

Webinar – Where do we fit in 4IR ?

IFLA Information Technology Section - Open webinar series: quarterly online coffee talks with librarians and academics on emerging technologies Webinar #2: "Where do we fit into the 4IR: librarians' perceptions" - Follow-up Read More

  • News
  • 30 October 2020
  • By: user

IFLA Statement on Libraries and Artificial Intelligence

The adoption of artificial intelligence and machine learning systems in private and public spheres is rapidly growing. How can these developments impact both everyday practices and the broader social mission of libraries? IFLA’s new statement sets out some key principles. The rapid pace of AI development and… Read More

  • Publications
  • 21 October 2020

Big Data SIG program and business meeting

The Big Data SIG business meeting will take place online, immediately after the IT section standing committee meeting. IFLA IT Section SC Business Meeting 28 Aug 2020, 08:30-09:30 EST, Online + Big Data SIG Business Meeting 28 Aug 2020, 09:30-10:00 EST, Online  … Read More

  • Events
  • 20 August 2020

Video recording of the 16th IFLA ILDS conference: Beyond the paywall – Resource sharing in a disruptive ecosystem. Held at the National Library of Technology in Prague, Czech Republic, October 9-11, 2019.

Recorded at the National Library of Technology in Prague, Czech Republic, from Wednesday, October 9, at 10:00 CET, until Friday, October 11, 2019, at noon CET. More at https://ilds2019.org. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.  … Read More

  • Publications
  • 12 November 2019

Proceedings of the 16th IFLA ILDS conference: Beyond the paywall – Resource sharing in a disruptive ecosystem : held at the National Library of Technology in Prague, Czech Republic, October 9-11, 2019

Published on behalf of the IFLA Document Delivery and Resource Sharing Section’s Standing Committee, this freely-accessible eBook is a testimonial reflecting the state-of-the-art in the areas of thinking through, reacting to and proactively engaging in the most emergent challenges of todays’ global resource sharing and document delivery… Read More

  • Publications
  • 04 November 2019
  • By: Peter D. Collins, Stephanie Krueger, and Sasha Skenderija (Eds.)

Make a coffee, sit back and read the PLS Minutes from Kuala Lumpur!

The Public Libraries Standing Committee came together for two stimulating meetings in Kuala Lumpur where we discussed our current initiatives and explored the major issues currently facing the public library sector. The Minutes of our meetings including the links to the presentations are now available. Read More

  • News
  • 17 September 2018
  • By: Jan Richards