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New IFLA ARL Blog post: "ARL Continues to Support Attendance at IFLA Events"

8 July 2024

    For more than a decade, the Academic & Research Libraries section, supported by SAGE and ExLibris, has been able to provide attendance grants for the WLIC. We’ve enjoyed managing this program and building relationships with our awardees over the years. Though there will be no WLIC in 2024, ARL wants to continue to enable young professionals to attend IFLA events, and SAGE continues to support that work, so we are sponsoring attendance at two different programs this year.

    2024 IFLA Dynamic Unit and Impact Awards 

    20 June 2024

      A dynamic Professional Unit has the greatest impact on IFLA’s global work – engaging members, developing strong leadership and identity, delivering high-quality services with measurable impact, and communicating activities within IFLA and beyond. The Professional Council launched the Dynamic Unit and Impact Awards to recognise the Professional Units who have excelled in putting Dynamic Unit goals into practice. Three IFLA Professional Units were awarded this year.

      IFLA ARL update on the library worker

      20 May 2024

        The post-COVID period has been transformational for academic and research libraries, and has challenged librarians to take on leadership roles and embrace change in support of students and researchers. Libraries have seen significant growth in digital scholarship, and increased global attention on open science, open publication, and open data. In response, libraries have built new services and platforms to support new and emerging user needs, and in many cases have served as advocates for changing business models and approaches to scholarly communications.