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Upcoming E4GDH webinar: Librarians are Essential - Advocating for a Seat at the Table

In our next E4GDH webinar (Thursday 8 August, 9.00 – 9.50 a.m. EDT), Siobhan Champ-Blackwell and Dr. Lenny Rhine will be discussing practical examples from across the globe of what library and information specialists are doing in the areas of advocacy, and in particular how these examples can be modelled for advocacy of libraries’ roles in disaster situations.

28 July 2019 | Evidence for Global and Disaster Health

E4GDH webinar: Librarian First Responders

During times of crisis, how can public libraries aid in disaster preparedness, response, and recovery? In our next E4GDH webinar (Thursday 14th March, 11.30 am – 12.30 am ET), Feili Tu-Keefner will be discussing her research into the role public librarians have played in times of crisis, and sharing lessons learnt.

6 March 2019

IFLA Satellite Meeting 2019: "Library Services for Open Science"

Science and Technology Libraries Section joint with Evidence for Global and Disaster Health (E4GDH) Special Interest Group are holding our preconference in Vienna, Austria. Do join us on 21 August!

28 February 2019

IFLA WLIC 2019: Joint session with CPDWL and E4GDH SIG

Continuing Professional Development and Workplace Learning (CPDWL) and the Evidence for Global and Disaster Health SIG (E4GDH) are joining forces to run an open session on exploring, testing and evaluating ways to transfer skills within our profession and with our communities. Submissions may take the form of a regular presentation which shares an innovative approach, or delivery of content via an interactive learning technique. ​

28 February 2019

E4GDH newsletter is now available

Our first E4GDH Special Interest Group newsletter is now available. Read highlights from our first 10 months and plans for future activities - and sign up to receive these occasional updates by email.

11 December 2018

Webinar: Finding the evidence for global and disaster health

Our first E4GDH webinar - a practical session on finding the evidence for global and disaster health - took place on 19 November 2018. The recording is now available.

4 December 2018

New E4GDH resource guide now available

We are pleased to announce our new guide to resources for Global and Disaster Health is now available.

11 October 2018

Programme details added: E4GDH satellite meeting, Kuala Lumpur, Thursday 23 August 2018

We are delighted to announce that full programme details for our Evidence for Global and Disaster Health satellite meeting are now available.

11 May 2018 | Evidence for Global and Disaster Health, Malaysia, IFLA WLIC 2018, Disaster preparedness, Risk reduction

IFLA's new briefing paper: Disaster Risk Response – A brief on Libraries and the Sendai Framework

IFLA has put together a brief on the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction and what it means for libraries around the world.

15 April 2018 | Evidence for Global and Disaster Health, Disaster preparedness, Risk reduction

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