The IFLA Preservation and Conservation Section releases their statement on Documentary Heritage in recognition of the 30th anniversary of UNESCO's Memory of the World (MoW) programme.
Transmit Local Memory, History and Identity: The Roma Library of Malmö and the Roma Resource Library of Sweden22 November 2022
Elisabet Rundqvist of the National Library of Sweden and Sebastian Tarazona, Libraries of Malmö, and members of the IFLA Library Services to Multicultural Populations (MCULTP) Section discuss the relevance of the pairing of two libraries in Malmö.
Do you know someone who has made an outstanding contribution to IFLA or to the global library field? IFLA’s Honours and Awards recognise those who have given significant service and made distinguished contributions to the profession.
For much of the library field, the key target for advocacy efforts is local government. This is where essential decisions around funding and other resources are made. Yet we can also gain from working with local government associations. To find out about one successful example, we interviewed Francesc Xavier González Cuadra (President) and Alicia Sellés Carot (Past-President), FESABID, the Federation of Spanish Archive, Library, Documentation and Museum Associations.
The ISBD Review Group and its ISBD for Manifestation Task Force are cordially inviting you to its forthcoming webinar.
The yearly Academic and Research Libraries (ARL) Section and Ex Libris and SAGE sponsored call for nominations for travel grant is now open.
The latest report from the Dynamic Coalition on Public Access in Libraries, led by IFLA and EIFL, brings together key resources that explain the difference that public access in libraries can make, as well as offering hints and insights that can help drive evaluation of similar efforts.
Interview with the UNESCO Documentary Heritage Unit on the Memory of the World Programme and Libraries15 November 2022
The UNESCO Memory of the World Programme is celebrating its 30th Anniversary in October and November 2022 with the theme, Enlisting documentary heritage to promote inclusive, just and peaceful societies.
The World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS), back in 2005, underlined the imp0rtance of connecting all public libraries to the internet as part of wider efforts to ensure that the internet works for everyone. In our latest submission to the WSIS reporting process, we highlight great examples of how libraries are making this happen, and the need to reaffirm and reinforce the role of libraries in inclusive connectivity.
Webinar Recording Available: Origin, past, and history in Southeast Europe, Balkans: A case study of Serbian population in the region9 November 2022
The IFLA Local History and Genealogy Section cordially invite you to a webinar about historical and genealogical materials related to the Serbian population.
We’re excited to announce that Early Bird registration for the 88th edition of the World Library and Information Congress (21-25 August 2023) is now open! Early Bird rates will end on 16 May 2023.
The recording is available below via YouTube and the slides/resources are available on Slideshare.
Win €3,000 towards travel costs to the IFLA World Library and Information Congress in 2023!
The 27th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27) will be held in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt from 6-18 November 2022. This conference will bring policymakers, climate activists, and civil society representing a range of stakeholders together to advance global commitments for addressing the climate crisis.
During the 27th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27), to be held in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt from 6-18 November 2022, IFLA invites the global library field to call for recognition of libraries as partners in climate education, public awareness, training, public participation, public access to information, and international cooperation - the elements of action for climate empowerment (ACE).
Recording available: Digital Inclusion and Libraries in North America: Prospects and Challenges Webinar3 November 2022
The Digital Inclusion Team of the IFLA North America Regional Division hosted a webinar titled “Digital Inclusion and Libraries in North America: Prospects and Challenges” on October 20th, 2022. Here you'll find the webinar's summary and recording.
The IFLA Library Services to Multicultural Populations Section welcomes submissions for its newsletter.