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Recognising Libraries as Partners for Development – A Review of Five Years of Voluntary National Reviews

Over the last five years, 168 different countries have presented Voluntary National Reviews on their work to deliver the SDGs. The latest IFLA analysis highlights the example they offer of recognising libraries as partners for development.

2 December 2020 | Libraries, Development and the UN 2030 Agenda | Access to information, Development, SDGs, VNRs, Voluntary National Reviews

Costa Rica Library Association + IFLA Strategy: first steps toward stronger library strategies

In this article, IFLA celebrates the work of the Costa Rica Library Association and their engagement with the IFLA Strategy.

1 December 2020 | General IFLA news | Costa Rica, IFLA Strategy, IFLAFromHome, WeAreIFLA

Out Now: October 2020 issue of IFLA Journal

IFLA Journal View the complete issue online

1 December 2020 | General IFLA news | IFLA Journal

Professional Unit Virtual Event - Preservation of Digital Complex Objects

The Preservation and Conservation Section and the Information Technology Section held Professional Unit Virtual Event - Preservation of Digital Complex Objects on November 18 and 19, 2020.

1 December 2020 | Preservation and Conservation

Building Back Better for Libraries in Africa: An Interview

The COVID-19 pandemic has not only highlighted old and created new challenges for the library field, but also opens an opportunity for change, if we can seize it. We interviewed Damilare Oyedele of Library Aid Africa to find out about his organisation's work to understand the situation and design a way forwards.

1 December 2020 | Libraries, Development and the UN 2030 Agenda | Advocacy, Digital inclusion, Africa

Leaders’ Conversations: National Libraries in the Post-COVID-19 World

On 18 September 2020, the International Federation of Library Association and Institutions (IFLA) Regional Office for Asia and Oceania and the National Library Board, Singapore jointly organised the inaugural Leaders’ Conversations.

1 December 2020 | Asia and Oceania

Leaders’ Conversations: Public Libraries in the Post-COVID-19 World

On 29 September 2020, the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) Regional Office for Asia and Oceania and the National Library Board, Singapore jointly presented the second episode of the Leaders’ Conversations series, which focused on public libraries in the post-COVID-19 world.

1 December 2020 | Asia and Oceania

Leaders’ Conversations: Academic Libraries in the Post-COVID-19 World

The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) Regional Office for Asia and Oceania and the National Library Board, Singapore jointly held the third and final series of the Leaders’ Conversations on 16 October 2020, which focused on academic libraries in the post-COVID-19 world.

1 December 2020 | Asia and Oceania

Media Literacy Learning Opportunities in Libraries Around Europe

As part of a joint project within the EU 'Preparatory Action on Media Literacy for All', several libraires around Europe are offering unique Media Literacy learning opportunities for their communities.

30 November 2020 | Information Society