WIPO SCCR/43: Copyright Limitations & Exceptions work program approved24 March 2023
Following an eventful week of discussions, the 43rd meeting of the Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR/43) of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) ended with several advances important for libraries. IFLA was proud to join partner organisations in attended as an observing organization.
Call for proposals: IFLA WLIC 2023 Science & Technology Section Program "Decoding Citizen Science: Putting Libraries in the Public Sphere"22 March 2023
This call is an invitation to participate in a 75-minute session at the WLIC 2023 in Rotterdam, Netherlands, with 4 speakers who will address Decoding Citizen Science.
IFLA at the QNL Libraries Lead Forum: GLAMs and Cultural Diplomacy22 March 2023
Qatar National Library held its second annual Libraries Lead Forum from 19-20 March 2023 in Doha, Qatar. This year’s forum explored how galleries, libraries, archives, and museums (GLAM institutions) carry out cultural diplomacy.
Call for Proposals - AR/VR, Metaverse, Immersive Technologies - Building Sustainable Communities22 March 2023
The IFLA Audiovisual and Multimedia Section (AVMS) and Information Technology (IT) Section are seeking proposals for papers to be presented at their Joint Open Session at the IFLA World Library and Information Congress 2023 in Rotterdam, Netherlands.
Call for proposals - Digital Technologies and Sustainability: Say Your Piece in 7+322 March 2023
The IFLA Information Technology Section is seeking proposals for lightning round presentations at its Open Session at the IFLA World Library and Information Congress 2023 in Rotterdam, Netherlands.
Webinar Recording Available: Providing New Insights in the Fields of Genealogy and Local History in Asia21 March 2023
Meaningful access means libraries: IFLA at the World Summit on the Information Society Forum21 March 2023
While we have seen major progress in extending connectivity, are we doing so well in ensuring that everyone has the skills, confidence and access to content necessary to realise the potential of the internet to drive development? Not yet, but libraries can help.
IFLA WLIC 2023 Library History SIG satellite meeting20 March 2023
Theme: Preserving our origins: Approaches to the organization, curation, and historiography of the record of national and international organizations in libraries, information, and documentation.
IFLA Newsletter, March 2023: The Regional Issue 🗺️20 March 2023
Welcome to the March IFLA Newsletter, focused on regional issues.
An Easy Way to Make Your Green Library Poster!18 March 2023
ENSULIB has created a template [in ppt] for a "What is a Green Library?" poster. This is intended for use by all kinds of libraries, and can be translated into your own language.
Call for ENSULIB Newsletter Articles18 March 2023
We would like to invite everyone to share their stories /articles / announcements with ENSULIB for publication in our forthcoming newsletter.
Mid-Term Meeting of the Regional Division for Latin America and the Caribbean in Puerto Rico16 March 2023
On February 27-28 and March 1 2023, the Mid-term Meeting of IFLA Regional Division for Latin America and the Caribbean (IFLA LAC RDC) and the International Advocacy Seminar: "Transformation and Empowerment of Libraries in Latin America and the Caribbean" were held in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Out Now: March 2023 issue of IFLA Journal16 March 2023
The March 2023 IFLA Journal features 15 articles of which 12 represent original research and 3 offer reviews of important topics in the LIS field.
IFLA PARL + LAC Region: Collaborative international partners16 March 2023
IFLA'S Library and Research Services for Parliaments Section (IFLAPARL) promotes international collaboration in the field of parliamentary librarianship and information services. The Section has been achieving this through several activities, with a close collaboration with organisations from the LAC Region.
IFLA MLAS + Regions: Supporting Strong Library Associations16 March 2023
Over the last years the IFLA Management of Library Associations Section (MLAS) has followed a strategy to engage closely with the regions of the world: Asia/Oceania, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, Middle East and North Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa and North America.
ENSULIB Meetings and Programmes at WLIC 2023 Rotterdam15 March 2023
Full list of ENSULIB meetings and programmes at IFLA WLIC 2023
Call for Proposals: The Library is Open15 March 2023
IFLA’s Management and Marketing Section, in collaboration with IFLA’s LGBTQ+ Users Special Interest Group, is pleased to invite you to submit your paper proposals for our upcoming satellite conference titled: « ‘The Library is open’: creating safe working environments for LGBTQ+ library employees and marketing supportive LGBTQ+ services »
IFLA Governing Board meeting report, 27 February 202314 March 2023
IFLA’s Governing Board met online on 27 February 2023, with a strong focus on continuing to deliver on the Plan for Securing IFLA’s Future, and to provide direction and guidance to the Federation over the coming months.
10 years into the Marrakesh Treaty: what does the data say?14 March 2023
With key copyright decision-makers meeting this week in Geneva at WIPO, we are happy to follow up on our report with an overview of country-by-country implementation of the Marrakesh Treaty with an analysis of the data as a whole. This demonstrates both the effectiveness of international action in driving national change, and the fact that most countries have sought to maximise the possibilities created to provide access for persons with print disabilities.