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Message from the IFLA President, 17 May 2024

27 May 2024

    I am happy to be writing to you to with the latest update on all that is happening at IFLA, and specifically the work of our Governing Board. I would like to acknowledge the positive feedback on these monthly messages from many of our members and volunteers. Thank you for your comments. We are continuing to issue these updates in all IFLA languages, which I hope assists in updating you on key matters.

    IFLA PressReader International Marketing Award Winners 2024

    27 May 2024

      Media release of the IFLA PressReader International Marketing Award Winners 2024. Sponsored by PressReader, the IFLA PressReader International Marketing Award is presented by the IFLA Section on Management and Marketing. The Award recognizes the best library marketing projects from 2023, aims to encourage marketing in libraries and provides an opportunity for libraries to share marketing experience and expertise globally.

      Libraries in the Antigua and Barbuda Agenda for Small Island Developing States (SIDS)

      25 May 2024

        This week, IFLA representatives will be taking part in the 4th United Nations Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS). This event, reflecting the unique circumstances and needs of SIDS, will finalise the Antigua and Barbuda Agenda for SIDS (ABAS), providing a framework for action by the UN and international community to support these countries.

        IFLA ARL update on the library worker

        20 May 2024

          The post-COVID period has been transformational for academic and research libraries, and has challenged librarians to take on leadership roles and embrace change in support of students and researchers. Libraries have seen significant growth in digital scholarship, and increased global attention on open science, open publication, and open data. In response, libraries have built new services and platforms to support new and emerging user needs, and in many cases have served as advocates for changing business models and approaches to scholarly communications.

          The IFLA Accessibility Metadata Network

          17 May 2024

            A congratulatory welcome to IFLA’s first Network, the IFLA Accessibility Metadata Network, formed by volunteers from across IFLA: The Advisory Committee on Standards, the Cataloguing, Subject Analysis and Access, Bibliography, Libraries Serving Persons with Print Disabilities and Audiovisual and Multimedia Sections.