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IFLA Celebrates the International Year of Indigenous Languages 2019

2019 is the International Year of Indigenous Lanaguges. It provides a great opportunity to highlight the work that libraries are doing to support and promote languages, and the communities that speak them.

17 Janvier 2019 | PAC and Cultural Heritage | Indigenous Matters, Cultural heritage, Indigenous People, Multicultural populations, IYIL 2019, International Year of Indigenous Languages, indigenous languages

Training Course: Practical Methods for the Scientific Examination of Library Objects

The IFLA PAC Centre at Qatar National Library invites all libraries, cultural institutions and museums in the region to nominate paper and book conservators to attend this three-day training course: Practical Methods for the Scientific Examination of Library Objects, held at the headquarters of the National Records and Archives Authority in the Sultanate of Oman 19-21 February 2019.

17 Janvier 2019 | PAC | PAC (Preservation and Conservation), Cultural heritage, Qatar

Call for Papers - Environment, Sustainability and Libraries Special Interest Group

Environment, Sustainability and Libraries Special Interest Group (ENSULIB) has published a Call for Papers for IFLA WLIC 2019, Athens.

17 Janvier 2019 | Environment, Sustainability and Libraries | Sustainability

Call for Papers — Open Sessions Asia and Oceania Section

The open session of the IFLA Regional Section for Asia and Oceania – RSCAO (organised by the Regional Standing Committee – RSCAO) plans to contribute to this year’s WLIC theme of “Libraries: Dialogue for Change”, by exploring how libraries have empowered their communities by way of creating trusted space and stimulating dialogue.

17 Janvier 2019 | Asia and Oceania

A Stronger Field for Stronger Societies: IFLA President Visits Taiwan, China

IFLA President Glòria Pérez-Salmerón visited Taiwan, China on 9-12 January 2019. In a series of speeches and meetings, she shared the message that libraries can be motors of change, and discussed how IFLA and the library field can become more inclusive and effective.

16 Janvier 2019 | Libraries, Development and the UN 2030 Agenda | Access to information, Libraries, Development and the UN 2030 Agenda, China, Global Vision, IFLA Global Vision

Call for Papers! August 2019 WLIC in Greece!

Call for Papers: Moving Beyond Traditional Collections & Services: Supporting Science in Innovative Ways

15 Janvier 2019 | Science and Technology Libraries

Libraries Can't Get Enough eBooks; an Interview with Sharon Day, Edmonton Public Library

IFLA has interviewed Sharon Day, speaking on behalf of a campaign in Canada to boost the availability - and affordability - of eBooks for libraries. The goal - to ensure that Canada's libraries can fulfil their mission of giving readers maximum possible access to knowledge and culture.

15 Janvier 2019 | CLM and Copyright Limitations and Exceptions and eLending | CLM (Committee on Copyright and other Legal Matters), Access to information, eBooks, eLending, eLending for Libraries, Canada

Call for Papers: WLIC 2019 Satellite Meeting on Grey Literature

The National Libraries section, alongside the Serials and Other Continuing Resources Section is pleased to co-sponsor a satellite meeting on grey literature to take place on August 23, 2019 (9:00 am to 4:00 pm) at the National Library of Greece. Call for papers is now open!

15 Janvier 2019 | National Libraries | National Libraries, Access to information, Acquisitions, Classification and indexing, Collection development, Collections, Publications, Serials, grey literature

Call for Presentations — IFLA WLIC 2019 Open Session

Government Libraries Section joint with Library and Research Services for Parliaments Section invite presenters to share views/stories and implementations on Government/Parliamentary libraries/librarians helping to provide information and evidence related to the achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Deadline for submissions: 08 March 2019.

15 Janvier 2019 | Government Libraries