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Qatar National Library Presents Conservation Training Course in the Levant Region

Experts from libraries, cultural institutions and museums from across the Levant participated in a four-day training program on “Practical Methods for the Scientific Examination of Library Objects".

27 February 2020 | PAC and Cultural Heritage | Conservation, Cultural heritage, Digitisation, Education and training, Meetings, Preservation

Call for Papers — Open Sessions at IFLA WLIC 2020

The organising Sections, Rare Books and Special Collections Section, Preservation & Conservation Section, Art Libraries Section and Strategic Programme on Preservation and Conservation (PAC) invite Librarians, Preservation and Conservation experts and other interested professionals from Memory Institutions to submit proposals for the Open Session to be held during the 86th IFLA WLIC, in Dublin, Ireland.

27 February 2020 | Preservation and Conservation | Preservation and Conservation

Call for Papers: "Putting Emerging LIS Competencies into Education and Practice: Challenges and Opportunities"

The IFLA Section on Education and Training invites interested professionals to submit proposals for papers to be presented at the open session during the IFLA World Library and Information Congress held in Dublin, Ireland, 15-22 August 2020.

27 February 2020 | SET

Call for Papers: Perspectives on the role of information literacy education in fostering a smooth transition throughout a learner’s formal education journey - from PK to 20 and beyond

The IFLA Information Literacy Section and the School Libraries Section invite interested professionals to submit proposals for papers to be presented at the co-sponsored open session during the IFLA World Library and Information Congress held in Dublin, Ireland, 15-22 August 2020.

27 February 2020 | Information Literacy | Information literacy, Education

Call for Papers

26 February 2020 | School Libraries

Half a Year of Action: Six Months of Delivering on the IFLA Strategy 2019-2024

We are IFLA Six months ago today, IFLA launched its new Strategy 2019-2024. Under the vision of a strong and united library field powering literate, informed and participatory societies, it provides both a roadmap for IFLA and a framework for libraries everywhere to strengthen their impact on society.

26 February 2020 | General IFLA news | IFLA Strategy, Latvia

Accelerating Development, Transforming Lives in Africa: IFLA Promotes Libraries at African Regional Forum on Sustainable Development

Having access to information and the skills to use it can unlock development potential, and make the difference in achieving the SDGs. At the first of five regional fora on sustainable development, IFLA representatives, including former IFLA Governing Board Member Victoria Okojie, will be presenting about how libraries contribute to success.

25 February 2020 | Libraries, Development and the UN 2030 Agenda | Access to information, Africa, sustainable development goals

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Call for Nominations: IFLA 2020 Honours and Awards

Do you know someone who has made an outstanding contribution to IFLA or to international librarianship? The Call for Nominations for IFLA's Honours and Awards is out now! Deadline: 6 March 2020

25 February 2020 | General IFLA news | Awards, Nominations

CFP IFLA WLIC2020 Open Session, "Better Together: Collaborative Solutions to the Challenges of Data and Libraries"

This is a call for participants for papers for the IFLA Big Data Special Interest Group’s open session to be held in Dublin, Ireland at the IFLA WLIC August 15-21.

25 February 2020 | Information Technology