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Third regional BSLA convening in Brazil finds common links between countries

The third regional convening as part of IFLA’s expanded Building Strong Library Associations programme was held 24-27 March 2014 in São Paulo, Brazil. The Latin America and Caribbean regional convening explored a range of needs for libraries and associations in the region, and the impact of economic and political developments on the continent.

7 Abril 2014 | LDP (Library Development Programme), Associations, Brazil, Building Strong Library Associations

Asia and Oceania BSLA convening focuses on education and professional development

The second regional convening as part of IFLA’s expanded Building Strong Library Associations programme was held 4-7 March in Jakarta, Indonesia. Reflecting the objectives and priorities in the region, the Asia and Oceania convening focused on skills for the future of the library profession, and educational standards across the region.

12 Marzo 2014 | LDP (Library Development Programme), Associations, Building Strong Library Associations. BSLA

Strategy, partnerships in focus at BSLA regional convening for associations in Africa

The first regional convening as part of IFLA's expanded Building Strong Library Associations programme was held February 11-14 2014 in Kumasi, Ghana.

19 Febrero 2014 | LDP (Library Development Programme), Associations, Africa, Building Strong Library Associations. BSLA

Solicitud de participación en el evento regional BSLA de 2014 en América Latina y el Caribe

Brazilian Federation of Associations of Librarians, Scientists of the Information and Institutions (FEBAB) and Universidade de São Paulo will host the Latin America and Caribbean Convening from 24-27 March 2014 in São Paulo, Brazil. IFLA invites national and regional (members in more than one country) library associations in the Latin America and Caribbean region to apply to participate in the convening.

20 Enero 2014 | LDP (Library Development Programme), Associations, Brazil, Building Strong Library Associations, BSLA

BSLA: Applications to participate in 2014 regional convening in Latin America and Caribbean now open

Brazilian Federation of Associations of Librarians, Scientists of the Information and Institutions (FEBAB) and Universidade de São Paulo will host the Latin America and Caribbean Convening from 24-27 March 2014 in São Paulo, Brazil. IFLA invites national and regional (members in more than one country) library associations in the Latin America and Caribbean region to apply to participate in the convening.

14 Enero 2014 | LDP (Library Development Programme), Associations, Brazil, Building Strong Library Associations, BSLA

BSLA: Applications to participate in 2014 regional convening in Asia and Oceania now open

IFLA's successful Building Strong Library Associations (BSLA) programme will be expanded through a series of convenings and projects at the regional level in Africa, Asia and Oceania, and Latin America and the Caribbean from 2014.

27 Noviembre 2013 | LDP (Library Development Programme), Associations, Indonesia, Building Strong Library Associations, Indonesia, Asia and Oceania

BSLA: Applications to participate in 2014 regional convening in Africa now open

Applications to participate in 2014 regional convening in Africa now open: IFLA's successful Building Strong Library Associations (BSLA) programme will be expanded through a series of convenings and projects at the regional level in Africa, Asia and Oceania, and Latin America and the Caribbean from 2014. The Africa Library and Information Association, Ghana Library Association and KNUST will host the Africa convening from 11-14 February 2014 in Kumasi, Ghana. The convening follows the IFLA Africa Section standing committee’s midterm meeting. The convening will include workshops, practical activities and project planning.

5 Noviembre 2013 | LDP (Library Development Programme), Associations, Ghana, BSLA, Library associations

IFLA to accelerate development of library associations through expanded Building Strong Library Associations programme

IFLA’s Building Strong Library Associations programme will be expanded to build capacity within the profession for equitable access to information and improved library services.

20 Agosto 2013 | Building Strong Library Associations, BSLA, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Global Libraries Initiative

BSLA: Regional Development Workshop in Moldova

A 2nd Building Strong Library Associations workshop was held in Moldova April 15-16 2013 for Board members and Library Association of Moldova (LAM) regional representatives. The BSLA programme in Moldova is implemented in partnership with Novateca, the Global Libraries programme in Moldova, and IREX. IFLA trainer Winnie Vitzansky led the workshop.

30 Mayo 2013 | LDP (Library Development Programme), Associations, Republic of Moldova, Building Strong Library Associations

BSLA: Swedish Library Association and Kenya Library Association in close cooperation

In August 2012, during the IFLA World Library and Information Congress in Helsinki, the Swedish Library Association and Kenya Library Association signed a five year cooperation agreement.

8 Marzo 2013 | LDP (Library Development Programme), Associations, Kenya, Sweden, Building Strong Library Associations

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