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Taller: Mapa Mundial de Bibliotecas. Presencia LAC

En el marco de las actividades conmemorativas del “Año Iberoamericano de las Bibliotecas” realizará el taller “Mapa Mundial de Bibliotecas. Presencia LAC” El taller se realizará de manera virtual, los días martes 19 y miércoles 20 de enero, su objetivo es incrementar la presencia de las bibliotecas latinoamericanas y caribeñas en el Mapa Mundial de Bibliotecas de IFLA.

13 January 2021 | LAC

Media Literacy Pop-Up Interventions in Lithuanian Libraries - Interview

Libraries are well-positioned to deliver equitable media and information literacy learning opportunities for their communities. As part of a project curated by Tactical Tech and implemented jointly with IFLA and Save the Children Italia, three libraries in Lithuania hosted pop-up media literacy interventions – and now share their experiences.

13 January 2021 | Information Society | Digital inclusion, Information literacy, Knowledge society, Lifelong learning, Media literacy

Associations + IFLA Strategy: looking back, looking forward

In this article, IFLA celebrates the work of the Associations in alignment with the IFLA Strategy for 2020. It is a wrap up for 2020.

12 January 2021 | General IFLA news | IFLA Strategy, IFLAFromHome, WeAreIFLA

Understanding Infodiversity: An Interview

A commitment to promoting access to information is a unifying factor across the global library field. In a changing information space, we interviewed Jonathan Hernández-Pérez to find out more about the concept of infodiversity and how it can help understand trends and developments.

12 January 2021 | FAIFE and Information Society

Terry L Weech, PhD retired Dec. 31, 2021

After forty years of service to the iSchool, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA, Associate Professor Terry L. Weech (MS '65, PhD '72) retired at the end of December.

10 January 2021 | SET

2021 IFLA ILDS Conference Location Announced

Qatar National Library has been selected to host the 17th International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) Interlending and Document Supply (ILDS) Conference from 4 to 7 October 2021.

7 January 2021 | Document Delivery and Resource Sharing

From Global Goals to Local Practice: Interview with Evi Tramantza, OCLC Global Council Program Committee

In a survey out now, OCLC is exploring how libraries are working with the SDGs. IFLA interviewed Evi Tramantza, Chair of the OCLC Global Council Program Committee, to find out more.

5 January 2021 | Libraries, Development and the UN 2030 Agenda | Development, sustainable development goals, UN 2030 Agenda