The December 2022 issue of the IFLAPARL Newsletter is now available.
Parliamentary Libraries contribute to democracy through the provision of information, of reference and research services, of subject matter expert support to parliamentary committees and associations, and in many cases, the provision of information to the public about parliament. IFLA Library and Research Services for Parliaments discusses the work and its challenges.
Constitutions assign to parliaments not only the functions of law making and approval of expenditure/taxation but also the role of overseeing the work of the executive branch of government. Focusing on this last function of parliaments Josefa Fuentes, IFLA Library and Research Services for Parliaments (IFLAPARL) Chair, analyzes some of the inherent challenges ensuring public access to information produced and attained by the libraries and research services in parliaments related to government information.
The aim of this publication is to help develop and promote standards and best practice in making information and knowledge available to parliaments. They provide a comprehensive overview of the work of parliamentary libraries and research services.
Boletín de la Sección de Bibliotecas y Servicios de Investigación Parlamentarios de la IFLA, marzo 2022. Versión en español.4 May 2022
The IFLA Library and Research Services for Parliaments Section – IFLAPARL – is seeking presentation proposals for its Open Session at the IFLA World Library and Information Congress 2022 in Dublin, Ireland.
Registration Now Open: 37th Pre-Conference of the Library and Research Services for Parliaments Section of IFLA14 April 2022
Call for Presentations: 37th Pre-Conference of the Library and Research Services for Parliaments Section of IFLA13 April 2022
The Library and Research Services for Parliaments Section (IFLAPARL) invites proposals for presentations at the Pre-Conference to be hosted by The Houses of the Oireachtas (Irish Parliament), in Dublin, Ireland, on Friday July 22, 2022.
Report IFLA-IPU Conference Parliamentary library & research services: towards an agenda for the next decade23 November 2021
On 6-8 October, 2021, an exciting collaboration between the IFLA Library and Research Services for Parliaments Section and the Inter-Parliamentary Union led to a successful virtual event, addressing some key issues on the agenda of parliamentary library & research services in the next decade.
The IFLA Library and Research Services for Parliaments Section (IFLAPARL) has published a report of its 2021 survey on library & research services of parliaments response in the COVID-19 pandemic.
IFLA Library and Research Services for Parliaments Section and IPU Joint Virtual Conference “Parliamentary library & research services – towards an agenda for the next decade" 6 – 8 October 2021 (UTC 12:00 -16:00 each day) [Registration Required]
WLIC 2021 Session: Libraries and Research Services Enable: evidence-based practice in parliamentary library and research services12 August 2021
DAY 2 Stream 1 on your WLIC 2021 Program!
The July 2021 issue of the IFLAPARL Section's newsletter is now available online.
Library and Research Services for Parliaments Section Standing Committee June 2021 Meeting Minutes Posted3 July 2021
The Minutes of the June 2021 Open Standing Committee Meeting of the Library and Research Services for Parliaments Section have been posted.
IFLA Library and Research Services for Parliament Section organizes a panel for the World E-Parliament Conference 202120 June 2021
IFLAPARL section conducted a panel on June 17 on the topic "Virtual parliamentary research services" as part of the World E-Parliament Conference 2021.
Library and Research Services for Parliaments Section will conduct a Standing Committee Open Meeting on June 18, 2021 (8am Montreal UTC-4).
13th Conference of the Association of Parliamentary Librarians of Asia and the Pacific (APLAP) on 15-17 June 20214 June 2021
13th Conference of the Association of Parliamentary Librarians of Asia and the Pacific (APLAP) on 15-17 June 2021 in a virtual format. All interested are encouraged to register to attend.