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.

Call for Papers: Management of Library Associations Section WLIC 2018 Kuala Lumpur

"Win-Win: building strong education, training and continuing professional development together with strong library associations"

The IFLA Management of Library Associations Section (MLAS), in collaboration with Education and Training Section (SET) and Continuing Professional Development and Workplace Learning Section (CPDWL), invites proposals to be presented at a two-hour session at the next IFLA General Conference on 24-30 August 2018 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

More information and how to apply!

Midyear Meeting in Barcelona 17-18 March

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

Management of Library Associations, Sections

Letzte Aktualisierung: 7 Februar 2018

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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

Register now: IFLA MLAS / FESABID Access to information advocacy workshop

On 13 March 2014, IFLA’s Management of Library Associations Section (MLAS) and the Federación Española de Sociedades de Archivística, Biblioteconomía, Documentación y Museística (FESABID), will be hosting an all-day library advocacy workshop in Seville, Spain.

19 Februar 2014

MLAS/CILIP Seminar: E-Books in Libraries: A Global Question of Survival?

21 February 2013 — London, United Kingdom

16 Januar 2013