Events Calendar

Discover opportunities to engage and connect with the global library field!

02 April

April Europe Regional Division Committee Meeting

Location: Virtual

Europe Regional Division Committee focuses strongly on advocacy, identifying priorities for the region, and defining and delivering on action plans that respond to these. This includes work to build capacity, communicate about IFLA’s work and offer, extend IFLA’s membership and reach, and strengthen the voice of libraries.

From: Europe Regional Division
04 April
09 April
11 April

Artificial Intelligence and Libraries: Transforming Information Access and Discovery

Location: University of Chile, Santiago, Chile

The IFLA Information Technology Section and IFLA Artificial Intelligence (AI) Special Interest Group  in collaboration with the University of Chile and Library of the National Congress of Chile are pleased to announce the upcoming international symposium on AI and Libraries.

From: Information Technology Section
22 April

The Iraqi Manuscripts: Their Reality, Institutions, and Challenges [Webinar]

Location: Online

The Library Services to Multicultural Populations Section, Middle East and North Regional Division, and Local History and Genealogy Section cordially invite you to a webinar on 22 April 2024, 8:00 a.m. EST about insights into the history and challenges of holdings in Iraqi libraries. Please register for the webinar using the link above. Registration is open up to the start of the webinar.

From: Local History and Genealogy Section
25 April

ISBDM World-wide Review Introduction Meeting

Location: Online (Zoom)

The ISBD Review Group commissioned a Task Force in 2019 with the remit to align the ISBD Consolidated edition with the Manifestation entity of the IFLA LRM bibliographic conceptual model. In the remit was also to develop an element set with accompanying stipulations. The ISBD for Manifestation Task Force can now present a final draft of the ISBD for Manifestation (ISBDM) in the form of an online tool, and would like feedback via a World-wide review. The World-wide Review is the last step in the review phase and a chance to give the ISBDM Task Force feedback before the final draft goes through the IFLA Standards approval process. Please register for this introduction meeting to the World-wide Review. Date: 25 April 2024. Time: 3-5 pm CEST

From: International Standard Bibliographic Description (ISBD) Review Group
25 April
26 April

Librarians meet at the “alma mater” of librarianship in Kazakhstan

Location: Kazakh National Women's Pedagogical University & SDU University, Kazakhstan

The purpose of the conference is to discuss contemporary trends in the development of a university library and information and library support for higher education and science, contemporary priorities and trends in the creation and modernization of the university library space, software and hardware solutions to ensure the quality of services provided by the university library, current issues of professional information and library education, forms of improving the professional competencies of library staff, modern approaches and tools for assessing the quality of information and library services in higher education and science.

From: Asia-Oceania Regional Division
30 April