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Win € 2000 … plus registration and travel to IFLA World Library and Information Congress 24-30 August 2018, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Win € 2000 … plus registration and travel to IFLA World Library and Information Congress 24-30 August 2018, Kuala-Lumpur, Malaysia Apply for the 2018 IFLA - BibLibre International Library Marketing Award

8 November 2017 | Management and Marketing

International Advocacy Programme (IAP) Update – October 2017

The International Advocacy Programme (IAP) continues as a worldwide campaign to get libraries into National Development Plans! The IAP Update – October 2017 features awareness-raising and advocacy activities to promote the role of libraries in the UN 2030 Agenda, between May 2017 and the end of October 2017.

8 November 2017 | Libraries, Development and the UN 2030 Agenda | Access to information, Advocacy, Development, Libraries, Development and the UN 2030 Agenda, IAP, UN SDGs, UN 2030 Agenda

Out Now: December 2017 issue of IFLA Journal

IFLA Journal View the complete issue online

7 November 2017 | General IFLA news

Placing Libraries at the Heart of Development: IFLA Speaks at World Bank

Libraries are unique partners for development. By providing access to information, in a safe and welcoming environment with tailored support, they empower individuals and communities to create, innovate and take better decisions. IFLA President Glòria Pérez-Salmerón and Secretary-General Gerald Leitner took this message to the World Bank last week, making the case for access to information as a key element of broader development policies, and for libraries as essential actors in achieving this.

6 November 2017 | FAIFE and Libraries, Development and the UN 2030 Agenda | FAIFE (Committee on Freedom of Access to Information and Freedom of Expression), Access to information, Access to knowledge, Development, United States

Proyección en vivo de la 8° Jornada Virtual de Acceso Abierto CAICYT-CONICET

El día 26 de octubre de 2017, la Biblioteca del Congreso de la Nación, sede de la Oficina Regional para América Latina y el Caribe de IFLA, fue nodo de transmisión de la 8° Jornada Virtual de Acceso Abierto CAICYT-CONICET.

2 November 2017 | Latin America and the Caribbean

Live projection of the 8th Open Access Virtual Conference - CAICYT-CONICET

On October 26, 2017, the Library of the National Congress, which is the headquarters of the IFLA Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean, was the transmission node of the 8th Open Access Virtual Conference CAICYT-CONICET.

2 November 2017 | Latin America and the Caribbean

Report on 83rd IFLA World Library and Information Congress (WLIC)

A report on the Section's activities at the 2017 WLIC in Wroclaw, Poland, including links to presentations from the Section's open session, "Parliament and the People: Transparency, Openness, Engagement".

1 November 2017 | Library and Research Services for Parliaments | Conferences, Poland, Library and Research Services for Parliaments Section

IAP project proposals now under review

As part of the IAP, IFLA launched a second call for proposals to request funding to implement regional or national awareness-raising and capacity building activities in 2017 and 2018.

31 October 2017 | LDP | Access to information, Advocacy, Development, Libraries, Development and the UN 2030 Agenda, UN SDGs, UN 2030 Agenda, IAP

PLS Minutes from Wroclaw now Available

The Public Libraries Section held two great meetings when we met in Wroclaw during August. The Minutes of these meetings are now available.

31 October 2017 | Public Libraries | Public Libraries, Meetings