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IFLA Expresses Concern for Sudan, Urges an End to Library Destruction and Looting

The people of Sudan face an increasingly perilous situation following the outbreak of civil armed conflict in April 2023. Our primary concerns are humanitarian, and we call for solidarity with the people of Sudan, including its library and information workers – those still in the country and those who have been forced to flee. Read More

  • News
  • 30 June 2023
  • By: anonymous

Special collections: more than books in the Library!

SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: MORE THAN BOOKS IN THE LIBRARY CREATIVE SUSTAINABLE SOLUTIONS TO INNOVATIVE PACKAGING FOR PHYSICAL AND DIGITAL COLLECTIONS The presentation on an unusual topic – packaging. Short material is touching the archival context of packaging digital documents and physical items, especially for particular precious or delicate special… Read More

  • Events
  • 15 August 2021

The World Through Picture Books 3rd edition – How Does My Country Get Involved?

By Claire Stuckey, Children’s Librarian retired, Central Coast Council – Gosford, Australia With this programme the Libraries for Children & Young Adults Section is celebrating and promoting the language, culture and quality of children’s book publishing from over 50 countries. In 2021 the Section’s WTPB working group started preparations… Read More

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  • 23 May 2021

Going Digital: Bringing the Library to Teens in the New Normal

By Ms Siti Aisyah Binte Abdul Nasir, Deputy Head (Children & Teens) | Programmes and Exhibitions, Archives and Libraries Group, National Library Board, Singapore In Singapore, the National Library Board (NLB) runs 27 public libraries, with teens making up about 10% of our patrons. When the COVID-19 pandemic came… Read More

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  • 22 May 2021

WIPO Conference on the Global Digital Content Market

In order to fulfil their mission to provide access to information, libraries increasingly focus on acquiring, or buying licences, to digital content. As such, our institutions have a strong interest in ensuring that markets for digital content – and the rules that govern them – function in… Read More

  • Events
  • 14 September 2020