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What’s next from IFLA’s Professional Units? See projects planned for 2021-23

IFLA’s Professional Units bring the brightest minds in the field together to address issues relevant to libraries and library and information workers at a global level. These international, diverse and vibrant groups of library experts are dedicated to building the capacity, and realising the potential, of our profession. Find out more about the projects they are undertaking, and how you can follow and get involved with their work.   Read More

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  • 08 February 2022

Now available: 2nd Edition of The World Through Picture Books catalogue

We are very happy to announce the publication of the expanded second edition of The World through Picture Books, enriched with sixteen new annotated country selections and with ideas on how to use them at the library. This new, illustrated edition features fifty-two country lists of picture books recommended… Read More

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  • 24 March 2015
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Digitisation projects and best practice

Newspaper digitisation projects worldwide ICON survey on newspaper digitisation projects Wikipedia:List of online newspaper archives United States – National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP) Utah Digital Newspapers Program Australian Newspapers Digitisation Program… Read More

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  • 13 August 2012


Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award This IFLA section is a nominating body for the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award (ALMA). The award is given annually to a person or organisation for their outstanding contribution to children’s and young adult literature. Created in 2002 by the Swedish government, ALMA is… Read More

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  • 25 May 2009