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IFLA WLIC 2019: CPDWL Open Session

Submit your ideas for the CPDWL open session: Navigating your own professional development: Effective use of the 2016 IFLA Guidelines for Continuing Professional Development. Proposals due 15 March 2019.

13 February 2019 | CPDWL and Support of the Profession (Division IV)

*REMINDER* Call for Nominations: IFLA 2019 Honours and Awards

Do you know someone who has made an outstanding contribution to IFLA or to international librarianship? The Call for Nominations for IFLA's Honours and Awards is out now! Deadline: 22 February 2019

12 February 2019 | General IFLA news | Awards, Nominations

Extended Deadline for Proposals WLIC 2019 – Environment, Sustainability and Libraries Special Interest Group

Extended Deadline for Proposals WLIC 2019 – Environment, Sustainability and Libraries Special Interest Group

12 February 2019 | Environment, Sustainability and Libraries

Ensuring Equality: IFLA Submits Comments to New Zealand Marrakesh Treaty Implementation Consultation

Following a call for comments by the government of New Zealand Te Aotearoa on draft legislation designed to implement the Marrakesh Treaty, IFLA has made a submission. This highlights the need to reject provisions that go beyond what the Treaty requires, and to respect the fundamental principle of non-discrimination.

8 February 2019 | CLM and Copyright Limitations and Exceptions | Libraries Serving Persons with Print Disabilities, Access to information, Services to people with disabilities, Services to the visually impaired, New Zealand, Marrakesh Treaty

Call for papers: Library Love Stories

Would you fall in love in a library? Can a place of culture, knowledge and information be a place of passion?

8 February 2019 | Management and Marketing

Request for Proposal for PCO for IFLA WLIC 2022-2024

8 February 2019 | General IFLA news

A Happy Ending – Interview with Mikkel Christoffersen on eLending in Denmark

The story of eLending in Denmark is a particular one. However, following some years of tension, Danish libraries are now lending more eBooks than ever, with all major publishers readily supporting this work. We interview Mikkel Christoffersen to find out what has happened.

8 February 2019 | CLM and eLending | CLM (Committee on Copyright and other Legal Matters), Access to information, eBooks, eLending, Denmark

Nominations for the IFLA/Systematic Public Library of the Year Award 2019 are open!

Is your public library something out of the ordinary? Fill out our application form and submit your nomination today! Please be sure the read the assessment criteria – and don’t hesitate, nominations close on April 15th 2019.

8 February 2019 | Public Libraries | Public Libraries, Awards

Call for papers

Call for papers for the Satellite meeting and Conference in August will follow shortly.

7 February 2019 | Local History and Genealogy

IFLA WLIC Preconference Satellite Meeting

This is a call for participants to register and attend Satellite meetings on 22 & 21 Aug 2019.

6 February 2019 | Information Technology