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Information Literacy Section Call for Proposals: “Engaging library professionals in research and practice about critical pedagogy and social justice in librarianship”

The IFLA Information Literacy Section invites interested professionals to submit proposals for papers to be presented during a 90-minute webinar in mid-June, before IFLA WLIC 2022.  Social justice design has much to offer to librarians, and critical pedagogy is a way to implement it, because critical pedagogy… Read More

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  • 04 April 2022

Out Now: December 2021 issue of IFLA Journal

The December 2021 issue contains 13 articles from across the domains of library and information science. Ranging from the impacts of neoliberal policies on public libraries to the development of future-ready schools libraries through design thinking, each article provides an important perspectives on historical and contemporary trends that impact libraries, librarians, and their publics. Read More

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  • 20 January 2022

Health information by right: making the case for ensuring access to reliable information

In the early months of 2020, WHO Director General Tedros Ghebreyesus underlined that in addition to fighting a pandemic, the world also needed to reckon with an 'infodemic'. As argued by the speakers at the WLIC 2021 session on Access to health information as a human right: A global call to action and practical steps, there is an urgent need for action to ensure that every person should have access to  reliable health information and should be protected from misinformation. Read More

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  • 12 January 2022