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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

Call for Presentations - Government Libraries Section, WLIC 2017

The Government Libraries, Library and Research Services for Parliaments and Law Libraries Sections invite proposals for presentations, to be presented as one of the sessions in the next IFLA General Conference to be held on August 2017 in Wroclaw, Poland. We welcome proposals from individuals and organizations who can share views and implementations on Government/Parliamentary libraries helping to deliver the access to information elements of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. The deadline for submissions is 3 March 2017.​

5 February 2017

Satellite Meeting on Government Libraries - Berlin 2017

Linking Advocacy to UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. The Government Libraries Section is hosting a satellite meeting to be held in Berlin, Germany just after the IFLA annual conference - WLIC 2017. We will revise the Guidelines for Libraries of Government Departments, in particular chapter 11, related to advocacy, tying it with the aspects of public access to information of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

5 February 2017

GLS Social Media Communication Plan 2017-2019

IFLA Government Libraries Section (GLS) intends to continue communicating its activities and achievements to the international library community from all corners of the globe. For this reason, GLS considers it relevant to propose a communication strategy for 2017-2019, focusing on social media. The activities of the Plan should help to consolidate a vibrant international community of librarians and information professionals interested in government libraries.

1 February 2017

WLIC 2016: Session 153 - Government and Parliamentary Libraries as innovators: supporting communities of practice

As part of the IFLA World Library and Information Congress 2016 (WLIC 2016), the Government Libraries and Library and Research Services for Parliaments Sections invite you to a two-hour session on communities of practice in Government and Parliamentary Libraries. The session will be held during WLIC 2016 on Tuesday 16 August, at 16:00 - 18:00.

25 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. We welcome proposals from individuals and organizations who can share innovative views, methods and current implementations regarding communities of practices in the context of libraries or Government/Parliamentary units. The deadline for submissions is 26 February 2016.​

20 January 2016

Call for Papers: Networks of Government Libraries

Collaboration and networks in government libraries are the core issues for the session we are organising for the next IFLA World Library and Information Congress - WLIC 2015. We invite proposals for papers to be presented as part of a two-hour programme. The deadline for submissions is February 13, 2015.

13 January 2015

Government Libraries as Knowledge Platforms: Closing Notes

A new edition of the IFLA Annual Congress was held in Lyon last August. As every year, the Government Libraries Section was glad to sponsor a session where working projects in government units were showcased.

28 October 2014 | Government Libraries, WLIC2014

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