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A spotlight on multicultural populations and issues of interest 

Located in California, within the United States, San José State University (SJSU) School of Information has been highly involved with diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice initiatives. We have recently held some unique events that spotlight multicultural populations: Read More

  • News
  • 20 March 2024

Library and Information Science Education in Support of Culture and Arts Education

Libraries and information services are essential for culture, arts, science, education, and other sectors, contributing to the sustainable development of individuals, organisations, communities and nations. Thus, libraries and cultural heritage institutions play a vital role in promoting and co-creating culture and arts education, supporting lifelong and life-wide learning, and providing spaces for intercultural dialogue. They are acknowledged in the draft UNESCO Framework for Culture and Arts Education for contributing to the Strategic Goal of “a. Access, inclusion, and equity in and through culture and arts education”, and to its Implementation Modality as “b. Learning environments”. The critical services to support culture and arts education are provided by appropriately educated and trained library and information science (LIS) professionals, who study in LIS programmes that teach excellence in professional practice Read More

  • News
  • 16 February 2024

CPDWL Online Coaching Initiative

Enhancing Professional Growth The CPDWL Online Coaching Initiative is a dynamic event dedicated to supporting the growth of emerging library and information professionals. This initiative is brought to you through collaboration with: – Europe Regional Division Committee – Latin America and the Caribbean Regional Division Committee… Read More

  • Events
  • 15 February 2024

CPDWL Webinar: Transforming Libraries: Navigating Rapid Technological Shifts and Emerging Community Demands – From RFID to AI

PDWL Webinar: Transforming Libraries: Navigating Rapid Technological Shifts and Emerging Community Demands – From RFID to AI Speakers About the Webinar This CPDWL webinar explored the dynamic landscape of library transformation amidst rapid technological advancements and evolving community expectations. View the speaker slides and… Read More

  • Events
  • 15 February 2024

IFLA Division C Webinar Series for LIS Students – Preparation for WLIC 2023

IFLA Division C is hosting a monthly Webinar Series for LIS students that aims to create a place for students to share their projects, research, and ideas about different topics related to libraries. Each webinar will address a different theme. All events are held online and are open to everyone (no registration fees). Read More

  • News
  • 01 July 2023