The IFLA Social Sciences Libraries Section (SocSci) in cooperation with Reference and Information Services Section (RISS) are hosting an ignite talks session “Bringing Back Patrons to the Library: Promoting Community and In-Person Programming in Digital World” at the 2023 IFLA World Library and Information Congress in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, on Wednesday, 23 August, 11:30 – 12:30, at RTM Stage (Session ID: 151)
As part of the UN Science, Technology and Innovation Forum, IFLA was proud to host a side-event focused on how libraries help make open science work in ways that maximise its contribution to development. At the heart of this is the need to apply principles of sustainable development - leaving no-one behind, taking a holistic appraoch - to open science itself.
Join us for a side-event to the UN Science, Technology and Innovation Forum on 3 May at 8:30am New York time (see what time this is for you), focusing on how libraries are helping ensure that Open Science is delivering on its potential to deliver sustainable development.
Join IFLA's Sub-Saharan Africa Regional Division Committee to explore the contribution that libraries can provide to making a reality of an inclusive internet and broader digital environment. 26 January 2023, 15:00-16:30 East Africa Time.
This webinar leads up to the “New Horizons in Artificial Intelligence in Libraries”, IFLA WLIC 2022 Satellite Meeting on Artificial Intelligence.
IFLA has responded to a call for comments on the South African Copyright Amendment Bill, highlighting the need to reject proposals that will have a chilling effect on the work of libraries, and deepen divisions in terms of access to education, knowledge and culture.
This year's Global Media and Information Literacy Week will focus on the topic of Media and Information Literacy for the public good. Find out how IFLA is participating in the feature conference, as well as how to get involved yourself!
IFLA Secretary General Gerald Leitner has written a letter to key South African ministers and parliamentarians, urging them to take the final steps necessary to approve a copyright reform that will be good for libraries and good for their users. People with print disabilities will benefit particularly from the ratification of the Marrakesh Treaty that the reforms enable.
- 05 December 2018
- By: anonymous