Asia and Oceania

IFLA Regional Offices 2024-26: Call for applications

IFLA is welcoming bids from institutions willing to host IFLA Regional Offices for Asia-Oceania, Latin America and the Caribbean, the Middle East and North Africa, and Sub-Saharan Africa for a 3 year term, from 1 January 2024 to 31 December 2026. Deadline for applications: 17 July 2023.

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  • 17 May 2023
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IFLA Art Libraries Section: Big Ideas, Challenging Questions satellite conference – Registration is now open

The Rijksmuseum Research Library and the IFLA Art Libraries Section will organize a satellite conference from 17 - 19 August at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, The Netherlands around the theme Big Ideas, Challenging Questions. The goal is to discuss the future of art and visual information, and to talk about the challenges and opportunities of the art library in relation to digital scholarly and/or artistic practices.

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  • 01 May 2023

Providing a response to the evidence gap: libraries at the Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development

Gaps were at the heart of the discucssion at the 2023 Asia-Pacific Forum for Sustainable Development in Bangkok, Thailand. These exist both in between the  situation today and the goals the United Nations have set for 2030, but also in the data and evidence we have to support progress. IFLA's representative at the event - Fathimath Nashfa of the Maldives - was about to highlight how libraries can contribute to both.

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  • 04 April 2023

View Online – IFLA ENSULIB Webinar Series: Tools for Evidence-Based Storytelling

This presentation explores how reflective practice can be used to share the impact of Library services using the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as a framework. Emilia and Carmel share examples of the University of Southern Queensland (UniSQ) Library’s approach to reflection as a key part of evidence-based practice.

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  • 02 March 2023