Day one of IFLA WLIC 2023 welcomed over 3000 delegates from over 100 countries to Rotterdam, The Netherlands, setting an enthusiastic tone for the days ahead at the Opening Session. Here are some highlights from the first days!
Did you know that if you join now as an IFLA member or affiliate you pay at the 2023 rate and your fee will cover your membership for the rest of the year and all of 2024?
At the end of IFLA’s Closing Ceremony, our current Governing Board will end its term, and a new one take up its mandate. The outgoing Board met for the last time, on 19 August, at the Ahoy Convention Centre in Rotterdam.
Call for Book Chapters -- "Sustainable Libraries Driving Education for Sustainable Development" (Working Title)20 August 2023
Sustainability and sustainable development are high on the agenda at this year’s World Library and Information Congress. Across our programme, there are plenty of sessions which offer different perspectives on what this means for libraires, and how we can get involved.
Motivated by all you’ve heard and seen at WLIC about how libraries can engage in broader policy agendas? Here are ten ideas for concrete things that you can do to follow up. By doing so, you help advocate for libraries, build your own profile and connections, and hopefully also gain ideas and insights for yourself!
The IFLA School Libraries Section is glad to invite you to attend to its WLIC 2023 Business Meeting on Sunday, 20nd of August 2023 from 13:30 to 15:30 at Dock 13.
The open session of the IFLA School Libraries Section will occur during the WLIC on Tuesday, 22nd of August 2023, as it's a live-streamed session (attendees need to be registered).
Welcome to the August IFLA Newsletter!
We are proud to share a report highlighting just a few examples of the difference that our work with Stichting IFLA Global Libraries is making to colleagues around the world in a new report. You can access this online now, and pick up copies at WLIC 2023 next week in Rotterdam, the Netherlands
Coming to Rotterdom for #IFLAWLIC2023? Join us for an exploration of "Inclusivity and access to digital knowledge through digital preservation"17 August 2023
Join us in Rotterdam and take advantage of the Serials and Continuing Resources Section (#SCORE) program about "Digital Preservation" held on Wednesday, 23 August, 08:30 – 09:45 in the Room: Dock 1.
IFLA’s Advisory Committee on Freedom of Access to Information and Freedom of Expression (FAIFE) is seeking participants in a survey on Intellectual Freedom in libraries.
The IFLA Academic & Research Libraries Section (ARL) Satellite Conference “Inclusiveness through Openness” to be held at Erasmus University will be live streamed.
IFLA WLIC2023 Digital Humanities Digital Scholarship Special Interest Group Business Meeting - Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 22 August 202311 August 2023
All those interested in the Digital Humanities - Digital Scholarship are invited to attend the DH/DS SIG Business Meeting #WLIC2023.
The Hague, The Netherlands – 11 August 2023 – Following deep consideration of feedback from members and volunteers around the world, the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) Governing Board 2021-23 reaffirms its decision to hold the 2024 World Library and Information Congress in Dubai.
Interested in how IFLA’s Governing Board is working for our members? Make the most of the opportunities to meet with its members at our Congress to ask your questions and find out more.
IFLA’s current strategy comes to an end next year, and so it is time to start reflecting on how it has worked, and what should follow. This year’s World Library and Information Congress provides an opportunity to start gathering feedback – we’re looking forward to your views!
Here is IFLA Academic & Research Libraries (ARL) Section latest blog post, kindly contributed by our colleague Siviwe Bangani.