The IFLA Journal Special Issue on COVID-19 explores how the pandemic brought about innovation in libraries. Guest edited by IFLA Journal editorial board member Milena Dobreva from Sofia University, Bulgaria and Hermina Anghelescu from Wayne State University, USA, the journal includes 18 articles that range from original research to case studies and review articles.
The December 2021 issue contains 13 articles from across the domains of library and information science. Ranging from the impacts of neoliberal policies on public libraries to the development of future-ready schools libraries through design thinking, each article provides an important perspectives on historical and contemporary trends that impact libraries, librarians, and their publics.
The IFLA Journal special issue on Indigenous Librarianship strives to position libraries and librarianship through an indigenous worldview and ways of knowing. Each article takes is own perspective on the topic, exploring issues such as colonization, reconciliation, representation and imagery, digital access, and resource management. The issue is the result of collaboration with IFLA Journal and the Indigenous Matters Section of IFLA.
Now available in open access! This book focuses on difficulties and opportunities in revitalization of old, derelict or abandoned buildings into a library and investigates the transformation of buildings which originally had a different purpose.