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

Crisis recovery and development delivery – IFLA at the Regional Forum on Sustainable Development for Europe

IFLA participted actively in last week's European Regional Forum on Sustainable Development, drawing on the rich experience of Polish libraries in particular in both supporting the response to crises, and in promoting inclusive development.

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  • 03 April 2023

Adapting, activating, enabling: libraries making the difference in times of crisis

The IFLA side-event at the Regional Forum on Sustainable Development for Europe brought together speakers from very different areas of the field, but a shared message: access to information is essential in responding to crises, and can be best achieved by systemic approaches to supporting libraries.

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  • 31 March 2023

Gathering and applying evidence for development: an entry point for progress for all in times of crisis

IFLA is organising a side-event at the European Regional Forum on Sustainable Development, focused on how information and evidence - and meaningful access to it - makes a difference for development, from the intergovernmental to the individual levels. 10:00-11:30am Geneva time, 28 March.

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  • 23 March 2023

Ready to advocate for the right copyright for libraries in Europe? Find out more about Knowledge Rights 21 at WLIC

Attending the 87th World Library and Information Congress in Dublin? Take the opportunity to check in with the Knowledge Rights 21 team and find out more about how you can get involved and contribute to its goals, especially on Thursday 28 July, 13:15, in Liffey Hall 2.

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  • 26 July 2022

IFLA’s Regional Division Committees participate at their first IFLA World Library & Information Congress in 2022

IFLA's Regional Division Committees will participate at their first IFLA World Library & Information Congress (WLIC) 2022 scheduled for Dublin, Ireland. They have prepared exciting Open sessions and are more than ready to share views and ideas on strengthening library advocacy at the regional evidence. Join their Open sessions to get to know what is happening in the world of libraries across all the regions of the world.

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  • 22 July 2022