When we carried out our first ever survey of IFLA’s Members two years ago, a key thing you highlighted was your desire to understand more about our Federation, what we are doing, and how to get involved.
For our first IFLA Newsletter, we're happy to share a conversation between IFLA's Secretary General Gerald Leitner and Barbara Lison, IFLA's President 2021-2023, who offers some ideas about her presidential theme and her hopes for the coming two years.
During Global Media & Information Literacy (MIL) Week, UNESCO and the Global Alliance for Partnerships on Media and Information Literacy (GAPMIL) invite global stakeholders to come together to discuss and celebrate progress achieved towards MIL for all.
The IFLA Library and Research Services for Parliaments Section (IFLAPARL) has published a report of its 2021 survey on library & research services of parliaments response in the COVID-19 pandemic.
The IFLA Document Delivery and Resource Sharing (DDRS) Standing Committee has extended the submission deadline to 15 October 2021.
IFLA is happy to be a co-signatory of a statement released today by organisations representing the different actors within the book sector, including publishers, booksellers, and of course libraries.
Call for newsletter articles - 40 years of the IFLA Library Services to Multicultural Populations Section30 September 2021
The year 2021 marks the 40th anniversary of the IFLA Library Services to Multicultural Populations Section. To mark this milestone, the upcoming November/December newsletter will celebrate 40 years of the professional unit, looking back on the section's activities and achievements.
In spring 2021 the IFLA Division IV – Support of the Profession launched a joint project “A Webinar series for LIS students”.
The SET Training School is a new Project of the IFLA Education and Training Section (SET) that emerged out of the conversation the professional community has had in connection with the IFLA Global vision.
ICML and AHILA are pleased to invite you to Pretoria, South Africa 15-19 March 2022 where together medical librarians and other health information professionals, academics, researchers, and others from related disciplines explore the contributions that medical librarians and other information professionals are making to achieve global health goals by connecting, engaging, and ultimately improving health and saving lives.
The IFLA Academic and Research Libraries Section (ARL) Standing Committee continues its ongoing webinar series...
Integrating libraries and culture into sustainable development planning: IFLA SG speaks at 4th Culture Summit27 September 2021
Around the world, there are already very positive examples of local and regional governments integrating libraries and culture into their wider development policies. To spread this good practice, we need both to build awareness, and shape global frameworks.
The UNESCO Memory of the World Programme hosted the 2nd Memory of the World Global Policy Forum from 21-22 September 2021.
IFLA Division C and SET Call for Proposals - “International Engagement and Collaboration – Getting Started”26 September 2021
The IFLA Division C is continuing to host a Webinar Series for LIS students that was initiated by the IFLA Division IV – Support of the Profession in spring 2021.
IFLA strongly welcomes the announcement by UNESCO that Accra, Ghana, will hold the title of World Book Capital 2023. This represents a great opportunity to highlight the work of Ghana’s libraries in promoting books and reading throughout the population.
Stichting IFLA Foundation is delighted to receive a €3m Arcadia grant to launch the new Knowledge Rights 21 (KR21) programme to promote access to knowledge for study, research and cultural life in Europe.
Available Now! The 2nd Edition of the UNESCO/PERSIST Guidelines for the Selection of Digital Heritage for Long-Term Preservation22 September 2021
To enable the enduring preservation of and access to documentary cultural heritage, including in digital form, in line with the UNESCO 2015 Recommendation, steps must be taken to preserve digitised and born-digital materials. The volume of digital information is almost incalculable, and continues to grow, which presents a significant challenge.
What a great public library of the year award it was this year! And what a great winner Deichman, Public Library in Oslo is.