BSLA Country Project: Lebanon
About the Association
The Lebanese Library Association (LLA) was founded in Beirut in 1960 with the aim of improving the standard of libraries and librarians and to encourage study and research on librarianship in Lebanon.
Since its founding the LLA has organized and held workshops, seminars, lectures and conferences to attain its objectives. It has also supported the exchange of experience and information among libraries and librarians so as to meet the standards on national and international levels.
- Governance and structure: To revise LLA's bylaws, carry out strategic planning, restructure the association and to develop a code of ethics for librarians
- Member involvement: To create committees to provide ways for more members to be involved in the association, and to recruit new members
- Communication: To improve communications with members and potential members
- Advocacy: To promote the profession and begin to raise the status of librarians within institutions
Randa Al-Chidiac LLA, In-country facilitator
Dr. Fawz Abdallah, President LLA
Hilda Nassar, IFLA Asia and Oceania Section representative
Kay Raseroka, Trainer
Premila Gamage, Additional trainer and resource person
Fiona Bradley, ALP Programme Coordinator, IFLA
Last update: 15 December 2016