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IFLA Discussion Group on Reference Work, a 4-year perspective

by Annsofie Oscarsson Head of Reference Umeå University Library, Sweden [Archive – Historical Material] Reference and information work is one of the fundamental pillars of our libraries, and has turned out to be even more important concurrently with the information explosion on… Read More

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  • 04 November 2009

IFLA Presidential Newsletter No. 7 August 2009

  Editors note: This is the last newsletter to be provided by out-going IFLA President, Claudia Lux.  As of September 2009, incoming IFLA President Ellen Tise will continue the newsletter with a new format.  At the IFLA Congress in Milan, Claudia Lux finished her term… Read More

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  • 14 September 2009
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Tunis Declaration on Libraries, Reading and Intergenerational Dialogue [PDF] An improtant declaration and strategy for social cohesion was made during the successful symposium, "Reading is a link between generations: Toward a more interdependent society", which took place in Tunisia, 21-23 September 2011, and was attended by 110 participants from 12… Read More

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  • 30 June 2009

Conference Programme

Conference Programme Time Session 9.00 Welcome by Italian Ministry for Cultural Heritage and Activities, Director General for Library Heritage, Cultural Institutes and Copyright, Maurizio Fallace Welcome by IFLA President, Claudia… Read More

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  • 12 June 2009


IFLA UNESCO Public Library Manifesto In July 2022, IFLA and UNESCO announced the launch of a newly updated IFLA-UNESCO Public Library Manifesto. This update is intended to ensure that the Manifesto continues to reflect the realities and mission of public libraries today. The most recent update was made possible by… Read More

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  • 27 May 2009

Useful Resources

See also: Useful Links Adcock, Edward P., compiler and editor. With assistance of Marie-Thérèse Varlamoff and Virginie Kremp. 1998. IFLA Principles for Care and Handling of Library Material. International Preservation Issues, Number One. Paris: IFLA/PAC. Includes chapter on security and disaster planning. Translated into Arabic,… Read More

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  • 14 May 2009

Useful Links

See also: Useful Resources AATA Online: Abstracts of International Conservation Literature ALA/ALCTS Preservation Week CIN (Conservation Information Network) (In English and French) CLIR (Council on Library and Information Resources) COOL (Conservation OnLine: Resources for Conservation Professionals) DLF (Digital Library Federation, USA) ECPA… Read More

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  • 14 May 2009