IFLA WLIC 2019 Section Session – 

29.08.2019, 10:45 – 12:45 Trianti

Session 260 Multiculturalism in Libraries Now, 2018 – 2022 – Library Services to Multicultural Populations (SI)

IFLA Section Library Services to Multicultural Populations seeks to reward, recognise and promote multicultural work happening in libraries today. The four presentations are nominated examples from across the world. They will provide inspiring reports of relevant and useful practices and ideas for multicultural library services. During the session we will announce our winner for the Award. Participants will help to create a body of knowledge of best practices available online for other libraries to benefit from.

1. World Library – A Nordic project on digital materials for linguistic minorities

Marit Vestlie, The National Library of Norway, Oslo, Norway

2. Multiple Dimensions of Library Services for Multicultural Populations in West Bengal

Ratna Bandyopadhyay, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India

Anita Basak, Govt. College of Engineering & Leather Technology, Kolkata, India

3. Project Libero: Libraries as Intercultural Learning Spaces: Setting up an e-Learning Platform for Minor Refugees in Public Libraries

Ursula Liebmann, Meeting Point Library – Lower Austrian office for public libraries, Vienna, Austria

4. Multicultural libraries in a bordered world: the case of ECHO for Refugees

Keira Dignan, Echo for Refugees, Athens, Greece

Hannah-Lily Lanyon, Echo for Refugees, Athens, Greece

Rebecka Wolfe, Echo for Refugees, Athens, Greece

More details please check Conference Programme.