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A Stronger Field for Stronger Societies: IFLA President Visits Taiwan, China

IFLA President Glòria Pérez-Salmerón visited Taiwan, China on 9-12 January 2019. In a series of speeches and meetings, she shared the message that libraries can be motors of change, and discussed how IFLA and the library field can become more inclusive and effective.

16 January 2019 | Libraries, Development and the UN 2030 Agenda | Access to information, Libraries, Development and the UN 2030 Agenda, China, Global Vision, IFLA Global Vision

Call for Papers! August 2019 WLIC in Greece!

Call for Papers: Moving Beyond Traditional Collections & Services: Supporting Science in Innovative Ways

15 January 2019 | Science and Technology Libraries

Libraries Can't Get Enough eBooks; an Interview with Sharon Day, Edmonton Public Library

IFLA has interviewed Sharon Day, speaking on behalf of a campaign in Canada to boost the availability - and affordability - of eBooks for libraries. The goal - to ensure that Canada's libraries can fulfil their mission of giving readers maximum possible access to knowledge and culture.

15 January 2019 | CLM and Copyright Limitations and Exceptions and eLending | CLM (Committee on Copyright and other Legal Matters), Access to information, eBooks, eLending, eLending for Libraries, Canada

Call for Papers: WLIC 2019 Satellite Meeting on Grey Literature

The National Libraries section, alongside the Serials and Other Continuing Resources Section is pleased to co-sponsor a satellite meeting on grey literature to take place on August 23, 2019 (9:00 am to 4:00 pm) at the National Library of Greece. Call for papers is now open!

15 January 2019 | National Libraries | National Libraries, Access to information, Acquisitions, Classification and indexing, Collection development, Collections, Publications, Serials, grey literature

Call for Presentations — IFLA WLIC 2019 Open Session

Government Libraries Section joint with Library and Research Services for Parliaments Section invite presenters to share views/stories and implementations on Government/Parliamentary libraries/librarians helping to provide information and evidence related to the achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Deadline for submissions: 08 March 2019.

15 January 2019 | Government Libraries

IFLA CPDWL Satellite Meeting 2019: Call for Papers

Zagreb image Join us for the IFLA CPDWL Satellite Meeting 2019 in Zagreb, Croatia. We are now inviting proposals for papers and presentations.

12 January 2019 | CPDWL