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Indigenous Matters-Action Plan 2021-22 Activity: Guidelines for Services with Indigenous Peoples Description A set of guidelines for library services with Indigenous peoples is needed to ensure Indigenous peoples are not subject to exploitation, marginalised, or disadvantaged within their homeland with regards to library facilities, services, policies, and practices. Activity:… Read More

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  • 18 January 2022

Indigenous Matters

Action Plan 2021-2022 Activity: Guidelines for Services with Indigenous Peoples Scope This multi-year project will develop a set of guidelines for developing and sustaining library services with Indigenous peoples in an international context. Description A set of guidelines for library services with Indigenous peoples is needed to ensure Indigenous peoples… Read More

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  • 05 January 2022

Out Now: October 2021 issue of IFLA Journal: Special Issue on Indigenous Librarianship

The IFLA Journal special issue on Indigenous Librarianship strives to position libraries and librarianship through an indigenous worldview and ways of knowing. Each article takes is own perspective on the topic, exploring issues such as colonization, reconciliation, representation and imagery, digital access, and resource management. The issue is the result of collaboration with IFLA Journal and the Indigenous Matters Section of IFLA. Read More

  • News
  • 01 November 2021

International Mother Language Day

Preserving and celebrating languages is a core part of wider efforts to safeguard and develop our tangible and intangible heritage. On 21 February we celebrate International Mother Language Day, a celebration of all the languages around the world. Read More

  • News
  • 21 February 2019
  • By: anonymous

Session 167 Planning for newsprint, now and into the future for paper media – Preservation and Conservation joint with News Media

16.00 – 18.00 Presentations: Preservation and Conservation of Newsprint on National Press Monument: An Effort to Preserve Indonesian Journalism History by Labibah Zain, State Islamic University Sunan Kalijaga Library Yogyakarta, India, Akmal Faradise, State Islamic University Sunan Kalijaga Library Yogyakarta, Indonesia and Syifa Adiba, Australian National University, Australia… Read More

  • Events
  • 15 August 2018

Summary – Multicultural Communities: Guidelines for Library Services

The summary is a four-page extract of the Multicultural Communities: Guidelines for Library Services published by the IFLA Library Services to Multicultural Populations Section in July 2011. Please select the language options below and click the link to download a .pdf version of the summary. Original language … Read More

  • Publications
  • 27 June 2012

Multicultural Communities: Guidelines for Library Services, 3rd edition

Overview These guidelines promote fairness and equity of access in library services to multicultural communities. They provide a basis for the planning of library services to all groups in the community; criteria against which existing multicultural services may be assessed; an equitable basis for the acquisition of materials and… Read More

  • Publications
  • 17 April 2009

Indigenous Matters Section

The Section’s main purpose is to support the provision of culturally responsive and effective services to indigenous communities throughout the world. Its main objectives are to promote international cooperation in the fields of library, culture, knowledge and information services to indigenous communities that meet their intergenerational, community, cultural and language… Read More

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  • 30 March 2009