Government Libraries Section

Division: Library Types

Government libraries form a Section of their own within IFLA, belonging to Division I: Library Types. The Section is aimed at the community of libraries which are part of and work for a body with a governing task and which have, in any way, a political responsibility or connection. The Section encourages the growth and development of government libraries and assists in their cooperation.

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Government Libraries, Sections

Last update: 13 April 2017

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Call for Papers — IFLA WLIC 2018 Open Session

Government Libraries Section joint with Library and Research Services for Parliaments Section invite presenters to share views and implementations on Government/Parliamentary libraries helping to provide information and evidence related to the achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Deadline for Submissions: 26 February 2018.

5 January 2018

WLIC 2017 - Government and Parliamentary Libraries: Supporting UN Sustainable Development Goals

The Government Libraries, Library and Research Services for Parliaments and Law Libraries Sections invite to the session 191 of the IFLA World Library and Information Congress 2017 - #WLIC2017, to be held in Wroclaw, Poland. Date: Wednesday 23 August 2017, 09:30 - 11:30, Multifunctional Hall.

4 June 2017

Government Libraries Section - Berlin Satellite Meeting 2017

The Government Libraries Section is pleased to invite government librarians and information professionals to its satellite meeting in Berlin on 25-26 August, following the 2017 WLIC in Wroclaw. Graciously hosted by the Bundestag Library, the morning theme of the workshop on Friday 25 August will be the revision of Guidelines for Libraries of Government Departments focussing on Chapter 11 Advocacy, and how these can tie in with the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Early booking is advised as places are limited.

15 April 2017