The IFLA Academic and Research Libraries Section has been actively planning and delivering a series of webinars for the global community since 2019.

The recordings of most of these webinars are freely available via our YouTube channel; webinar slides can be viewed on our SlideShare.

Webinar details are listed below. Additional information is available on the link for each webinar.

Tales of rising from the ashes: rebuilding libraries/museums after a disaster

Recording date: 22 October 2021

Speakers: Ujala Satgoor, Executive Director, University of Cape Town Libraries, South Africa; Gelnar Atoui Saad, Executive Director, Lebanese National Library; Lebanon; Okanlawon O. Adediji, University Librarian, Federal University Ndufu-Alike, Ikwo, Nigeria; Marília Bonas Technical Director, Museum of the Portuguese Language, Brazil and Engelbert Schödder Professional Fire Brigade (Cologne/ Germany), Non-Medical Practitioner (Psychotherapy) and Certified Consultant for Psychotraumatology

Digital Preservation – Managing Publications and Data for future Research

Recording date: 8 April 2021

Speakers: Dr. Katharina Markus, ZB MED – Information Centre for Life Sciences; Uta Parmaksiz, ZB MED – Information Centre for Life Sciences

Innovative and expanded academic library services: the ripple begins locally

Recording date: 12 November 2020

Speakers: Kate Ghezzi-Kopel, Cornell University; Glynnis Johnson and Tamzyn Suliaman, University of Cape Town; Daniel Jacobs, University of Texas at Austin

Hot Topics in Academic and Research Libraries

Recording date: 8 September 2020

Speakers: Gulcin Cribb (IFLA ARL), Mary Lee Kennedy (Association of Research Libraries, North America), Wei (Kate) Yang, China University of Petroleum, Beijing (CUPB)

Decolonization in education: role of the academic library

Recording date: 20 August 2020

Speakers: Richard Higgs,Lecturer (University of Cape Town); Camille Callison,Indigenous Strategies Librarian (University of Manitoba); Stacy Allison-CassinAssociate Librarian (York University); Associate Librarian in the Department of Student Learning and Academic success

Academic Library Services during COVID-19

Recording date: 22 July 2020

Speakers: Gulcin Cribb, ARL Chair, Singapore / Australia; Bertil Dorch, Denmark; Jerome Fronty, France;Ursula Arning, Germany; Leo Ma, Hong Kong; Ramesh Gaur, India; Fawz Abdallah, Lebanon; Adetoun Oyelude, Nigeria; Saif AlJabri, Oman; Mimi Calter, USA; Xin Li, Moderator, USA

Plagiarism, its detection and avoidance: Role of Librarians in Enhancing Quality

Recording date: 9 December 2019

Speaker: Professor Ramesh C. Gaur, Dean and Director (Lib & Inf.), Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts (IGNCA)

Academic Libraries Engaging in Publishing: A Burgeoning Service Model in the Open Access Sphere

Recording date: 1 August 2019

Speakers: Jody Bailey, Head of Scholarly Communications Office, Emory University Libraries, and Ted Polley, Social Sciences & Digital Publishing, IUPUI University Library

The Future is a Moving Goal Post: Change Management in Academic Libraries

Recording date: 12 April 2019

Speaker:  Gulcin Cribb, University Librarian, Singapore Management University