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Global Congress on Intellectual Property and the Public Interest

The Global Congress on Intellectual Property and the Public Interest is a key opportunity for academics and activists working at the frontier of intellectual property and the pursuit of public interest goals to meet, share perspectives, and plan action. IFLA, working with partners, is happy to be… Read More

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  • 22 October 2021

Get Ready for COP26: Involve Libraries in the Conversation

The United Kingdom will host the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow, UK, from 31 October – 12 November 2021. IFLA has been working behind the scenes to help make space on the agenda for the voice of libraries to be included. Beyond this, libraries… Read More

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  • 21 October 2021

IFLA/UNESCO Multicultural Library Manifesto Toolkit now available in French

The IFLA/UNESCO Multicultural Library Manifesto Toolkit was developed by IFLA Library Services to Multicultural Populations Section (MCULTP) for the purpose of giving practical approaches on how libraries can apply the concepts contained in the Manifesto. Thanks to the efforts made by our French colleagues, gathered in the International section of the Association… Read More

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  • 19 October 2021

The Art of Virtual Conference Attendance: WLIC 2021

Last August, I attended my first-ever IFLA WLIC virtual professional conference. As one of the speakers in the session “Why authentic relationships matter with indigenous communities”, I was giddy at the prospect of attending the conference and interacting with fellow speakers, especially under the Indigenous librarianship section. Even though I’m… Read More

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  • 19 October 2021

Experience of 2021 Grant Awardee, Andrew Ojulong (Uganda)

FACILITATING RESEARCH OUTPUT IN UGANDA: OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES GENERAL BACKGROUND Libraries as innovative and esteemed information producers all over the world have a tremendous impact in the academic and public spheres. In science and technology researchers rely on the librarian’s expertise in organizing, disseminating and archiving their output as a… Read More

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  • 19 October 2021

Conference “Library Science in the 21st Century: Content, Organization, Digitalisation, and Scientometrics”

The Russian State Library, the Russian National Library, and the Russian Library Association invite you to take part in the International Scientific and Practical Conference “Library Science in the 21st Century: Content, Organization, Digitalisation, and Scientometrics”.  The purpose of the conference is to identify emerging issues and pinpoint factors that promote LIS studies,… Read More

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  • 18 October 2021

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

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  • 16 October 2021

IFLA Library Reference Model: A Conceptual Model for Bibliographic Information

IFLA Library Reference Model (LRM) is a high-level conceptual reference model developed within an entity-relationship modelling framework. It is the consolidation of the separately developed IFLA conceptual models: FRBR, FRAD, FRSAD. IFLA LRM was developed to resolve inconsistencies between the three separate models. Every user task, entity, attribute and relationship… Read More

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  • 15 October 2021