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Presentations from IFLA WLIC 2018

Videos and Slides from our WLIC 2018 Sessions on Collections, Ethics, Perspective, and Voice

3 November 2018

Women, Information and Libraries Special Interest Group at WLIC 2018: Collections, Ethics, Perspective, and Voice

During WLIC 2018 in August, we will explore questions of bias in library collections. Here is all the information you need to take part in that conversation.

31 July 2018

Call for Papers - Theme: "Collections, Ethics, Perspective, and Voice: The Importance of Context"

Call for Papers - Theme: "Collections, Ethics, Perspective, and Voice: The Importance of Context" Around the world, libraries are beginning to address the ways in which established methods of collecting, cataloguing, preserving, sharing information about and giving access to resources perpetuates cultural bias, patriarchal thinking, racism, colonialism, among other issues and structures and therefore informs the collection itself.

18 January 2018 | Women, Information and Libraries

Would you like to volunteer for the Women, Information, and Libraries SIG?

Would you like to spend a few hours a month volunteering for the Women, Information, and Libraries SIG? We're looking for volunteers to help with social media, and potentially creating a blog for the SIG.

31 March 2017 | Women, Information and Libraries, volunteer, blog, Social Media

Convenor of WIL SIG interview with New Professionals Special Interest Group

Mathilde Koskas is the head of the French National Bibliography (books) section at the French National Library. She has been involved in IFLA for several years and is now convenor of the Women, information and libraries special interest group (WILSIG). The following is an interview she completed with the New Professionals Special Interest Group.

8 March 2017 | Women’s issues

Call for Papers: Satellite Meeting for Women, Information and Libraries Special Interest Group

The IFLA Women, Information and Libraries Special Interest Group (WIL) invites colleagues to submit proposals for its satellite session to be held at the University Library in Bratislava, Slovakia, 16-17 August 2017.

24 January 2017 | Women, Information and Libraries

WILSIG 2016 Action Plan

The WILSIG 2016 Action Plan is now available for viewing.

6 October 2016 | Women, Information and Libraries

IFLA Joint Preconference between IFLA ITSC and IFLA Women, Information, and Libraries SIG Preliminary Report

The Women in Open Technology & Culture Satellite Meeting was held on August 11th, 2016 in Evanston, IL at the Northwestern University Main Library.

13 September 2016 | Women, Information and Libraries

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