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Results of election of IFLA Governing Board 2019-2021

IFLA GB Elections IFLA has pleasure in announcing the result of the election of the Governing Board 2019-2021...

17 May 2019 | General IFLA news | Governing Board, Elections, Election results

IFLA Library Reference Model translated into Hungarian

IFLA Library Reference Model has been translated into Hungarian. The translation was completed by Gazdag Tiborné, Dancs Szabolcs, and Ilácsa Szabinaand. Available at the IFLA LRM page: https://www.ifla.org/publications/node/11412

16 May 2019 | BCM Review Group | conceptual models, IFLA LRM, IFLA standards, Bibliographic Conceptual Models

Save the date! Live Streaming of the Forum of Ministers and Secretaries of Culture of Latin America and the Caribbean and IFLA President's Meeting 2019

On 22 and 23 May, two key events on the future of libraries and sustainable development will take place in Buenos Aires, and live streaming will be available!

15 May 2019 | General IFLA news | Access to information, Advocacy, Development, Libraries, Development and the UN 2030 Agenda, Argentina, Latin America and the Caribbean, IFLA President's Meeting 2019

¡Guarde la fecha! Transmisión en directo del Foro de Ministros y Secretarios de Cultura de América Latina y el Caribe y de la Reunión de la Presidenta de la IFLA 2019

Durante los días 22 y 23 de mayo se celebrarán en Buenos Aires dos eventos clave sobre el futuro de las bibliotecas y el desarrollo sostenible, ¡y habrá streaming en directo!

15 May 2019 | General IFLA news | Access to information, Advocacy, Development, Libraries, Development and the UN 2030 Agenda, Argentina, Latin America and the Caribbean, IFLA President's Meeting 2019

M&M Member Named Division IV Chair

Catharina Isberg has been named the new Chair of IFLA Division IV and new member of IFLA Governing Board for the period 2019-2021. Catharina is also a member of the IFLA Management and Marketing Standing Committee.

14 May 2019 | Management and Marketing

Record of a great mid-term in Tampere

Public Libraries Standing Committee and friends  in Tampere Exploring the Marrakesh Treaty and its implications for public libraries; visiting the spectacular Oodi Library in Helsinki; working on our major initiatives in snowy Tampere; and ice swimming with karaoke to follow. This is the stuff the Public Libraries Mid-Term in Finland was made of! The Minutes are now available to download.

14 May 2019 | Public Libraries | Public Libraries, Meetings

What is the value of coaching?

Coaching image Join Catharina Isberg (Sweden), Barbara Wennheden (Sweden) and Bergita Shannon (Australia) as they explore the role of coaching, particularly in terms of its value for developing library and information professionals for the future. This free webinar will be held on 28 May 2019. Check the CPDWL webinar page for full details of the speakers and their interest in the topic of coaching.

10 May 2019 | CPDWL and Support of the Profession (Division IV)

Stronger Libraries for a Stronger Europe – Celebrating Europe Day 2019

IFLA has welcomed Europe Day 2019 as an opportunity to celebrate the importance of collaboration, and to look forward to the upcoming elections. Based on the Library Manifesto for Europe, a growing number of European and national parties are setting out how they plan to help libraries in the coming five years.

9 May 2019 | LDP and Libraries, Development and the UN 2030 Agenda | LDP (Library Development Programme), Access to information, Advocacy, Europe, European Union, Elections