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Just released: two new IFLA Standards

Just endorsed by the Professional Committee: Guidelines on Public Internet Access in Libraries and Guidelines for Setting Up a Digital Unification Project Read More

  • News
  • 29 August 2019
  • By: anonymous

IFLA Library Reference Model translated into Hungarian

IFLA Library Reference Model has been translated into Hungarian. The translation was completed by Gazdag Tiborné, Dancs Szabolcs, and Ilácsa Szabina and is available off the IFLA LRM webpage. Read More

  • News
  • 16 May 2019
  • By: Bibliographic Conceptual Models Review Group

Funding to support development of IFLA Standards

The development of IFLA Standards is, in general, carried out through the voluntary contribution of (sometimes significant) time and financial support by or for Standing Committee members and other volunteers working with the relevant Standing Committee, Review Group, or other Professional Unit. In some circumstances, additional funding from IFLA Professional… Read More

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  • 07 September 2018

Transforming libraries? The impact of IFLA Standards

Transformation is one of the big themes at the IFLA 2018 World Library and Information Congress. Come along to the Committee on Standards open session to hear more about the impact of recently published IFLA Standards and the issues that challenge our thinking about standards development. Read More

  • News
  • 31 May 2018
  • By: Claire McGuire

Implementing the IFLA School Library Guidelines (workshop materials)

The IASL / IFLA Joint Committee has developed a set of workshop materials based on the IFLA School Library Guidelines, 2nd edition.  This project is realised under the supervision and with the collaboration of (previous) members of the IASL / IFLA Joint Committee. Workshop… Read More

  • Publications
  • 18 April 2018

IFLA Guidelines for Library Services to People Experiencing Homelessness

Introduction The IFLA Section for Library Services to People with Special Needs (LSN) focuses on those persons who, because of their living conditions and/or physical, mental, or cognitive disabilities, are unable to access current library services. Much in the same way, people experiencing homelessness face a series of barriers… Read More

  • Publications
  • 27 October 2017
  • By: Library Services to People with Special Needs Section