The IFLA Committee on Standards will hold an open session in Helsinki on Thursday 16th August during the WLIC 2012. All are welcome to attend to give their input and suggestions to the Committee on Standards and to hear more about what the Committee plans to do.

Conference Session 204:
IFLA library standards and the IFLA Committee on Standards – how can they better serve you?

16 August 2012 10:45 – 12:45 | Room: Session Room 5


  • Overview of the IFLA Committee on Standards (purpose, work done and issues identified so far)
    PATRICE LANDRY (Chair of the IFLA Committee on Standards & Swiss National Library, Bern, Switzerland)
  • Open (moderated) discussion on issues relating to IFLA standards (questions, suggestions, issues to be resolved – feedback for the Committee’s 2012-13 action plan)
  • Report of the IFLA Namespaces Task Group
    GORDON DUNSIRE (Independent Consultant, Edinburgh, Scotland)
  • Wrap-up and conclusions