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IFLA Division IV and SET launched “A Webinar Series for Library and Information Science Students” with April's theme “Getting Engaged with Library Associations

On 22 April 2021 the IFLA Division IV – Support of the Profession launched “A Webinar Series for Library and Information Science Students” with April's theme “Getting Engaged with Library Associations – Benefits, Issues, Factors”. See links for presentations and a brochure.

3 May 2021 | SET | Education and Training, Associations, Communities of practice, Education and training, LIS Students Library Associations

Reviews of Local SDG Implementation Demonstrate Stronger Recognition of Libraries’ Role

A new IFLA report highlights greater understanding of the contribution of libraries to delivering the UN 2030 Agenda among local governments, in a wider range of areas, than in national reviews of SDG implementation.

3 May 2021 | Libraries, Development and the UN 2030 Agenda | Access to information, Development, SDGs

IFLA Division IV – Support of the Profession and SET are hosting a series of webinars for LIS students

For LIS Students: “Projects in the Libraries - Ideas, Innovations, Initiatives” Call for Papers

1 May 2021 | SET

Report of IFLA Governing Board meetings, Jan - April 2021

The Governing Board continues to meet more regularly than in the past and has had four meetings since my last report to you in December. We are still working with the traditional pattern of August – December – April meetings containing the major reports on activities and statutory requirements.

30 April 2021 | General IFLA news | Governing Board, Governance

Delegate Connect selected as virtual event partner for IFLA WLIC 2021

IFLA WLIC 2021 will take place between 17-19 August on a dynamic virtual event platform, built and optimised for us by our new partner, Delegate Connect.

28 April 2021 | General IFLA news | IFLA WLIC 2021, World Library and Information Congress

IFLA Elections 2021 now open

Today, elections open for key posts across IFLA. Following a great response to our call for nominations, there is a strong and diverse set of candidates ready to take IFLA’s work forward.

26 April 2021 | General IFLA news | IFLA Elections, IFLA Elections 2021, Governance