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Working groups IFLA Genre/Form Working Group The primary goal of this working group is to monitor and provide information about usage, developments and projects relating to genre/form worldwide and promote and facilitate the knowledge about genre/form among the professional community. Automated Subject Analysis and AccessTraining and… Read More

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  • 16 August 2021

New horizons: emerging metadata standards and practices in the 21st century

Join us online for a 90-minute webinar from the IFLA Bibliography, Cataloguing, and Subject Analysis and Access Sections. Join our New Horizons panel for a wide ranging discussion of metadata standards and practices, and keep current with the latest developments from IFLA’s metadata sections and standards… Read More

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  • 05 March 2021

Training and Education in Subject Access (TESA)

Background Access to knowledge is a fundamental human need. Due to increased information production and the significance of information technologies and services, it has become ever more essential to provide access to organized information. The information and knowledge organization field is strongly influenced and affected by changes in the information… Read More

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  • 12 October 2020

Satellite Meeting 2019: Metadata Specialists in the Machine Age

A joint satellite meeting organised by the Cataloguing Section joint with the Information Technology, Subject Analysis and Access and Bibliography Sections. IFLA’s Cataloguing Section, IFLA's Information Technology Section, IFLA’s Subject Analysis and Access Section, and IFLA’s Bibliography Section are pleased to invite you to: Metadata specialists… Read More

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  • 28 June 2019

LGBTQ Users Special Interest Group

The goal of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning (LGBTQ+) special interest group is to address the information needs of LGBTQ+ community members related to library services, programs or collections. To raise awareness of specific issues in professional knowledge about LGBTQ+ lives, we provide opportunities to engage in discussions about… Read More

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  • 13 January 2014


2021 Subject to Change: How to deal with changes in subject information? Open Programme in collaboration with the Bibliography Section at World Library and Information Congress Date: 18 August Virtual Programme and presentations 2019 Libraries, Archives and Museums in Dialogue Open programme at World Library and… Read More

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  • 28 July 2009