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Understanding Your Library from the Inside Out: A Workshop in Library Ethnography for User Assessment - Social Science Libraries with Africa Section

The workshop is free, but requires a registration and is limited to 30 participants. Lunch will be served.

26 May 2017 | General IFLA news | Africa, Poland, user assessment, research questions, data gathering, ethnography, research methods

How Public Libraries Contribute to the STEM Agenda

Public libraries are uniquely placed as centres of informal learning for all ages, at the heart of their communities. They have embraced the opportunities to bring STEAM initiatives to all, from the very young through to those who are post-retirement. 'How Public Libraries Contribute to the STEM Agenda' collects together the case studies presented at STEAM into Sydney, the Public Library Standing Committee's 2017 mid-term meeting.

26 May 2017 | Public Libraries | Public Libraries, Access to information, Australia

IFLA Global Vision Middle East lands in Alexandria, Egypt

From 21 to 22 May, distinguished representatives from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) library community, representing some 17 countries, gathered at the spectacular Bibliotheca Alexandrina in Alexandria, Egypt to discuss how a united library field can tackle to challenges of the future together.

24 May 2017 | General IFLA news | Africa, Egypt, iflaGlobalVision, MENA

IFLA President Donna Scheeder promotes UN SDGs during Bulgaria’s 12th National Library Week

IFLA President Donna Scheeder delivered a keynote speech on Libraries in Support of Sustainable Development at the May 9th, 2017 opening of the 12th National Library Week, organized by the Bulgarian Library and Information Association (BLIA).

23 May 2017 | Libraries, Development and the UN 2030 Agenda | Access to information, Advocacy, Development, Libraries, Development and the UN 2030 Agenda, Bulgaria, UN 2030 Agenda, UN SDGs, IAP, International Advocacy Programme

RISS/IT Joint Satellite Meeting Registration is OPEN

The website to register for "Innovation and the User Experience: Evaluating and Implementing Discovery Systems" is live.

22 May 2017 | Reference and Information Services

New IFLA Standard: Definition of PRESSoo: A conceptual model for Bibliographic Information Pertaining to Serials and Other Continuing Resources

The Committee on Standards is pleased to announce the publication of the Definition of PRESSoo: A conceptual model for Bibliographic Information Pertaining to Serials and Other Continuing Resources

22 May 2017 | Officers Corner and Committee on Standards | Committee on Standards, IFLA standards, PRESSoo, FRBR (Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records), FRBRoo, Object-Oriented, conceptual models, serials, continuing resources

IFLA Metropolitan Libraries Short Film Award. The winner for 2017 is...

The participants of the IFLA MetLib Conference in Montréal voted for the IFLA Metropolitan Libraries Short Film Award. The winner is...

22 May 2017 | Metropolitan Libraries | Metropolitan Libraries, Awards, Canada, award

Request for Public Comments on IFLA Interlibrary Loan Guideline

The IFLA Document Delivery and Resource Sharing section Standing committee is revising the International Resource Sharing and Document Delivery: Principles and Guidelines for Procedure.

19 May 2017 | Document Delivery and Resource Sharing