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25th Anniversary Conference of the Blue Shield

On 14th and 15th December, Blue Shield International will host the 25th anniversary conference of the Blue Shield, celebrating 25 years of protecting heritage in conflicts, disasters and crisis around the world. IFLA is one of the four founding organisations of the Blue Shield. Secretary General Gerald Leitner will… Read More

  • Events
  • 14 December 2021

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