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Valparaíso Declaration signed

signing The Valparaíso Declaration affirming cooperation among parliamentary libraries of Latin America and the Caribbean was signed at the IFLA Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) Section meeting on 15 March 2017.

28 March 2017 | Library and Research Services for Parliaments, Valparaíso Declaration

APLIC has a new website

The Association of Parliamentary Libraries in Canada (APLIC) is pleased to announce its new website. Completely redesigned, visitors can learn more about the Association and its members. The Member Vignettes highlight interesting facts and historical notes about each jurisdiction. The Government and Legislative Libraries Online Publications Portal (GALLOP Portal) provides access to over 475,000 fulltext documents from contributing jurisdictions as well as the federal Depository Services Program.

5 February 2017

IFLAPARL Call for Presentations, WLIC 2017, Wroclaw

The Section on Library and Research Services for Parliaments (IFLAPARL) has issued a call for presentations for its open session at WLIC 2017. This interactive knowledge sharing session will focus on the theme 'Parliament and the People: Transparency, Openness, Engagement'.

22 December 2016

Report on IFLAPARL activities at WLIC 2016

The report covers the main session organized by the Section on Library and Research Services for Parliaments, with links to presentation files.

7 October 2016

Delivering parliamentary library and research services in an interconnected world: the case of the Parliament of India

Parliament Library of India Delegates from the Parliament of India participated in the recent IFLAPARL pre-conference in Washington, D.C. and were inspired to share their story on how their library and research service is connecting parliamentarians to quality information. They also describe the application of ICT to better serve their clients.

2 September 2016

Presentations from IFLAPARL 2016 posted

Presentations and photos from the IFLAPARL Section's 2016 satellite meeting and 32nd annual pre-conference at the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. are now available at http://www.ifla.org/node/10370.

29 August 2016

IFLAPARL July 2016 newsletter published

The July 2016 issue of the Section's newsletter is now available (under Publications). This edition includes information about the upcoming IFLAPARL 2016 Pre-Conference in Washington DC, and sessions sponsored by the Section at WLIC 2016 in Columbus. Read about projects from Myanmar, Zambia, Korea and Brazil.

15 July 2016

Feedback on IFLAPARL guidelines and standards

The Section is looking for feedback on currently published guidelines and input on new guidelines or standards that would be useful to parliamentary libraries and research services.

14 July 2016

Call for Papers, Government and Parliamentary Libraries as innovators: supporting communities of practice

The Government Libraries and Library and Research Services for Parliaments Sections invite proposals for papers to be presented at a two-hour programme in the next IFLA General Conference to be held on August 2016 in Columbus, Ohio, USA.

9 February 2016

Registration is open for the 2016 IFLAPARL Pre-Conference

Registration is now open for the 2016 IFLAPARL Pre-Conference to be held 10-12 August 2016 in Washington, D.C. Details are available at http://iflaparl.2016preconference.org/.

8 February 2016

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