The IFLA Local History and Genealogy Section held a workshop on 16 August 2022 on highlighting experiences with integrating local history and genealogy materials with K-12 students.
Call for Presentations: Something Old, Something New ー Using Social Media to engage Communities with Local History Workshop (Pt. 2)24 June 2022
The IFLA Local History and Genealogy Section invites proposals for papers highlighting innovative local history and genealogy projects and activities developed via social media channels.
The IFLA Local History and Genealogy Section (LHG) Section hosted a webinar on 25 January 2022: New ways to approach the fields of local history and genealogy. A recording is now on the LHG YouTube channel.
IFLA Local History and Genealogy Section standing committee members will meet online on Friday March 19th, at 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM, Central Time (Canada and U.S.) via Zoom.
"What Librarians Need to Know about DNA" on 24 September 2020 Speaker:Drew Smith Associate Librarian, University of South Florida Libraries (USA)
Open Session at the 86th IFLA World Library and Information Congress 2020 in Dublin, Ireland, 15-21 August by Local History and Genealogy Section with the Indigenous Matters Section and the Rare Books and Special Collections Section
Date:12-13 August 2020 Venue:The National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
IFLA Headquarters announced in a press release and email today, April 9, that the IFLA World Library and Information Congress 2020 has been cancelled.
Here is an important message from IFLA Headquarters: Information on COVID-19
DEADLINE EXTENDED: Call for Papers — Open Sessions: Local History and Genealogy joint with Indigenous Matters and Rare Books and Special Collections29 February 2020
Important dates 31 March 2020: Submission of abstract 15 April 2020: Notification of acceptance to author(s) 5 June 2020: Submission of full paper
Theme: "Challenges and Opportunities for Genealogy, Local History and Regional Memory Fields in Libraries and Other Memory Institutions in a Highly Mobile Society"
Theme: “Local History and Genealogy Collection Classification, Preservation, Sharing, and Access Practices of Local Regional, and International Libraries and Institutions” By Local History and Genealogy Section with the Indigenous Matters Section and the Rare Books and Special Collections Section
Season's Greetings! An update on what has been happening related to the Local History and Genealogy Section. Peace to all! Cecilia
Call for Papers Deadline extended - Satellite Meeting to be held on 21- 22 August 2019, at the University Library Svetozar Markovic, Belgrade, Serbia11 March 2019
Local History and Genealogy Section joint with Asia and Oceania Section, would like to inform that deadline for submissions is extended to 15 April.
Call for Papers – Open Sessions Local History and Genealogy Section with the Asia and Oceania Section and the Library History Special Interest Group22 February 2019
Theme: "Local History Collections, Genealogy, and Oral History as Critical Information Services in Libraries"
Call for Papers — "Genealogy and Local History Section joint with Asia and Oceania Section and Rare Books and Special Collections Section" Open Sessions2 March 2018
Theme: "Genealogy and Local History Collection Development – Challenges and Opportunities"