Management of Library Associations Section

Division: Support of the Profession

Within IFLA, the Section on Management of Library Associations advocates for the interests, aspirations and concerns of the library associations that are represented among IFLA members. There is a continuum of resources available to library associations: some have paid staff and others are run by volunteers, both possessing a wide range of experience and expertise. The Section addresses the needs and promotes interests of all types and sizes of library associations and brings together staff and elected leaders and representatives of these associations to:

  • foster and improve leadership skills;
  • share experiences;
  • develop useful publications and to offer workshops. seminars and programmes that address their needs and interests;
  • support IFLA's Core Programmes;
  • advocate within IFLA for the promotion and development of effective library and library association practices worldwide.

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This Section is sponsoring: New Professionals Special Interest Group and Women, Information and Libraries Special Interest Group.

Management of Library Associations, Sections

Letzte Aktualisierung: 3 September 2018

Latest News

Presentations from the Satellite Meeting

Advocacy in Action! Success for library advocacy worldwide was organized by Management of Library Associations Section in the National Library of Malaysia 23rd August 2018. Presentations from this session are now available.

3 September 2018

Call for papers: "Win-Win: building strong education and training"

The objective of this session is to showcase innovation and best practice and to inspire library associations around the world.

15 Januar 2018

Call for Papers: MLAS IFLA 2017

Theme: “Library associations in solidarity with civil society” The IFLA Management of Library Associations Section invites proposals to be presented at a two-hour session at the next IFLA General Conference on 19-25 August 2017 in Wroclaw, Poland.

6 Dezember 2016