General information for IFLA Members and Affiliates

For Sections where the number of nominees exceeded the number of vacancies, a postal ballot has been dispatched on 22 February 2017 to all Members and Affiliates registered for the respective Section.

The Sections for which a postal ballot is being held in 2017 are:

Section Nr. Section Name
1 National Libraries
2 Academic and Research Libraries
8 Public Libraries
13 Cataloguing
18 Rare Books and Special Collections
21 Information Technology
26 Asia and Oceania
34 Management and Marketing
40 Management of Library Associations
47 Knowledge Management

Only those Members and Affiliates who have paid their 2016 membership fees in full and who are not in arrears are eligible to vote in these elections.

The original ballot paper, complete with membership details, including the membership number, must be used. It must be signed by the authorised representative of the member.

Ballot papers may be sent by email, FAX, or post:

[email protected]
[PDF format only]

+31 70 3834827

P.O. Box 95312
2509 CH The Hague
The Netherlands


The deadline for the Section Standing Committees elections is the close of business on Wednesday, 31 May 2017.

No late submissions will be accepted.