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The Chair speaks

Dear Colleagues, A lot has happened in our Section since January. To begin with, we have prepared three sessions for the next IFLA conference (August 16-21 in Cape Town, South Africa). The first one is on libraries’ partnerships and includes a presentation by Carole Bloch from PRAESA, recipient… Read More

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  • 23 June 2015
  • By: Viviana Quiñones

Sister Libraries Programme: Information and dissemination of results

Sister Libraries Programme Coordinator Ulla Pötsönen has been participating in two international and national conferences, presenting IFLA and Section's projects and disseminating the results and good practises. BOBCATSSS is an international conference of LIS students nad new professionals. January 2015 it was held in Brno, Czech Republic. Read More

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  • 18 June 2015

MakerSpaces: new tradition in context

Generally, a MakerSpace is considered a place where informal, collaborative learning and discovery take place through hands on creation, via use of any combination of art and technology. MakerSpaces facilitate both analog (low-tech) and digital (high tech) creation. Teen library programming and services that include… Read More

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  • 16 June 2015

15 to 20 year olds reading across the world: Why? Where? How?

IFLA Satellite Conference in Paris 2014 – Review of a participant The Satellite Conference organised by the Libraries for Children and Young Adults Section & School Libraries Section was held at Bibliothèque nationale de France (the National Library of France) in Paris on 23rd August 2014. Read More

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  • 01 June 2015