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Satellite Meeting: Global and Comparative Research Design in Library and Information Sciences

This interactive post-satellite workshop is organized by IFLA Library Theory and Research & Social Science Libraries Sections in cooperation with IFLA Journal. This workshop introduces participants to methods and tools to equip them to design, conduct, and critique qualitative and mixed methods research in international and comparative settings. Participants will explore the strengths and weaknesses of a variety of data collection methods and evaluate strategies for research design. Read More

  • Events
  • 26 May 2022

UNESCO Agrees Open Science Recommendation – Implications for Libraries

During its General Conference, held on 9-24 November, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) agreed a new Recommendation on Open Science. IFLA has welcomed this work, and encourages librarians, libraries and associations to draw on this in their own practice and advocacy. Read More

  • News
  • 28 November 2021

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

Parliamentary Research Handbook

Parliamentarians need access to up-to-date and accurate information and research in order to effectively perform their parliamentary duties.  All research produced by parliamentary officials shares key characteristics such as impartiality, accessibility and relevance. This Handbook has been written for all parliamentary officials that prepare research, to help… Read More

  • Publications
  • 18 February 2019
  • By: UK House of Commons Library

Parliamentary Research & Library Service Ethics

    In 2015 IFLAPARL published the ‘Guidelines for Parliamentary Research Services’, complementing the long-standing ‘Guidelines for Legislative Libraries’. At the 2016 IFLAPARL pre-conference it was noted that neither set of guidelines offered explicit and systematic guidance on the ethical questions that arise in… Read More

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  • 27 July 2018