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LTR newsletter January 2018

15 February 2018 | General IFLA news | Library Theory and Research, Library theory and research

Survey on library programmes and services for people who are deaf, hard of hearing and deafblind (February 10th until March 31st 2018)

For the purpose of writing new guidelines a survey is beeing conducted in order to gather examples of modern day practice in the organization of library programmes and services that meet needs of people who are deaf, hard of hearing and deafblind. The survey is conducted internationally from February 10th to March 31st 2018.

15 February 2018 | LSN | Library Services to People with Special Needs, accessibility, Guidelines

Call for Papers - "Inclusive Library Services for Children and Young Adults"

Library Services to People with Special Needs Section joint with Libraries for Children and Young Adults Section invite presenters from a wide range of countries to discuss how to promote inclusive library services for children and young adults, leaving no one behind, in support of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Conference date: 23 August 2018 Deadline for Submissions: 28 February 2018

15 February 2018 | LSN | Library Services to People with Special Needs, accessibility, Children, Conferences, Young adults, Singapore

ARL Satellite: Digital Humanities - Opportunities and Risks Connecting Libraries and Research

ARL Satellite Meeting " Digital Humanities" - Collection of Papers are now available online

15 February 2018 | Academic and Research Libraries

IAP Project Report: East Africa awareness workshops on libraries and the UN SDGs for policy makers and librarians, 2017

International Advocacy Programme project in East Africa in 2017 IFLA supported an International Advocacy Programme project in East Africa in 2017. After completion of this regional project we asked the project team some questions and this is what they told us about the four workshops they organised.What did they learn about the role of policy makers?

13 February 2018 | LDP | LDP (Library Development Programme), Capacity building, Uganda, International Advocacy Programme, IAP

Call for Papers: Collaboration in LIS education in developing countries using social media

The session theme is "collaboration in LIS education in developing countries using social media"

13 February 2018 | LIS Education in Developing Countries | LIS Education in Developing Countries, Education, Social Media

BSLA Project Report: Spain 2017

After completion of the BSLA project we had some questions for the project team and this is what they told us! Get inspired by the path of FESABID took in getting input for a new Strategic Plan!

12 February 2018 | LDP | LDP (Library Development Programme), Associations, Spain, Building Strong Library Associations. BSLA

Call for Papers: "Libraries as Drivers for Open Access"

Theme: Libraries as Drivers for Open Access

9 February 2018 | Science and Technology Libraries

IFLAPARL Call for Presentations, WLIC 2018, Kuala Lumpur

IFLAPARL Call for Presentations, WLIC 2018, Kuala Lumpur The Section on Library and Research Services for Parliaments (IFLAPARL) has issued a call for presentations for its open session at WLIC 2018. This interactive knowledge sharing session will focus on the theme "Transforming Library & Research Services for Parliamentary Impact".

9 February 2018 | Library and Research Services for Parliaments