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Libraries on the World Stage: An Interview with the Winners of the WSIS Prize

Libraries were among the winners of this year's World Summit on the Information Society Prizes, celebrating projects which show how digital technologies can contribute to development. We interviewed Heba Ismail, Director of the winning INELI-MENA programme, to find out more.

25 Septiembre 2020 | Information Society and Libraries, Development and the UN 2030 Agenda | Digital libraries, E-learning, Capacity building

9th Eurasian Academic Libraries Conference (EALC – 2020) 30 September – 2 October, (online), Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan

In light with the growing global concern related to the spread of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus), as a precautionary measure, the Steering Committee of the Eurasian Academic Libraries Conference (EALC) has decided to reschedule the annual conference from June 16-19, 2020 to September 30 - October 2, 2020. The conference will take place online.

25 Septiembre 2020 | Asia and Oceania

Emerging International Voices: IFLA Joins with Goethe Institut to Promote the Library Thought Leaders of the Future

IFLA is proud to announce a new partnership with the Goethe Institut – Emerging International Voices – bringing together active, engaged and connected emerging leaders from around the world.

24 Septiembre 2020 | Information Society | Digital libraries, Digitisation, New Professionals

IFLA Governing Board meetings September 2020: Update from the President

Last week, IFLA’s Governing Board held a series of meetings in order to advance the work of our Federation...

24 Septiembre 2020 | General IFLA news | Governing Board

IFLA releases 6 videos on Wikidata and Wikibase in Libraries

In February 2020, the IFLA received a grant from the Wikimedia Foundation to carry out a WLIC 2020 satellite event in Dublin. Due to developments related to COVID19, the project was transformed into 6 online discussions with professionals in order to discuss projects, issues, progress of Wikidata, Wikibase and bibliographic data in the field of libraries.

24 Septiembre 2020 | CLM and Cultural Heritage | WikiCite, Wikipedia

10 Ways YOU Can Engage with IFLA!

Through resources, activities, and spaces for discussion, IFLA offers you ways to get involved in international librarianship!

23 Septiembre 2020 | General IFLA news | IFLA Strategy, IFLA from Home, #IFLAfromHome #WeAreIFLA

APrIGF 2020 Virtual Conference

The Asia Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum (APrIGF) is going to arrange a free virtual conference from September 27-30, hosted by APrIGF MSG and executed by APrIGF Secretariat.

22 Septiembre 2020 | Asia and Oceania

New Formats, New Opportunities at the World Library and Information Congress

In a first for IFLA, the 2021 World Library and Information Congress (WLIC) will be held online, as part of an accelerated drive to develop a new, more inclusive format for the most international event in the library calendar.

22 Septiembre 2020 | General IFLA news | Netherlands, IFLA WLIC 2021, IFLA WLIC 2023

Coming next week: WIPO General Assembly

The WIPO General Assembly will take place on 21st to 29th September 2020. IFLA will participate in order to make the case for libraries.

18 Septiembre 2020 | CLM | Copyright, Copyright exceptions and limitations, WIPO GA

IFLA ARL Hot Topics 2020

Recording and Slides now available

18 Septiembre 2020 | Academic and Research Libraries