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Trends and Issues in Library Technologies 2022 Article Proposal Call Out

We are soliciting articles and proposals for our planned IFLA TILT (Trends and Issues in Library Technologies for 2022 and 2023) on all areas of library technologies from completed library IT projects to R&D to upcoming trends and future visioning related to library technologies.  For articles, there is room for briefs… Read More

  • News
  • 16 October 2021

Webinar – Library RDM Services: where are we now?

There is no doubt that data is an imperative in conducting research towards the creation of new knowledge and science. Therefore, good research data management practices forms part of the research process ensuring validity and reliability of research data. As we know, it is a requirement by many publishers and funders these days to share the research data. Since academic libraries play a vital role in supporting the pillars of their parent universities, the uptake of research data management services in response to supporting research trends has emerged. Read More

  • News
  • 22 July 2021
  • By: François-Xavier Boffy

Safer Internet Day in Lithuanian Libraries

Every February, libraries around the world support and take part in the Safer Internet Day campaign - to raise awareness and organise learning opportunities to help young people navigate the internet safely and confidently. Jolita Steponaitienė, the President of Lithuanian Librarian‘s Association, offers a look at how libraries in Lithuania continue to champion Safer Interent Day initiatives in 2021. Read More

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  • 09 February 2021
  • By: anonymous

Safer Internet Day: Experiences in Latvian Libraries

Every February, many countries celebrate and organise events dedicated to Safer Internet Day. Promoting digital literacy - including the fundamentals of online safety and privacy - has long been an important part of many libraries’ offer. So how can libraries support the Safer Internet Day campaign – and why should they take part? To offer a look from Latvia – a country where libraries have been championing Safer Internet Days for many years – Inga Niedra from the Latvian Culture Information Systems Centre shared some insights. Read More

  • News
  • 09 February 2021
  • By: anonymous

Professional Unit Virtual Event – Preservation of Digital Complex Objects

Since the beginning of 21st century IT development have brought new forms of eBooks and complex objects for renewed and enhanced user / reader experience. These innovative cultural objects imply new challenges for preservation and conservation: how can we archive device dependent multimedia, interactive systems, or information flows? Does new data technologies open new possibilities for long-term conservation? Read More

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  • 17 November 2020
  • 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