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UN Report on Public Spaces and Human Rights Highlights Place of Libraries

As public spaces, open to all members of the community, libraries enable people to exercise and enjoy their human rights. A new report from the UN Special Rapporteur on Cultural Rights highlights this role, and the conditions for it to be realised. It provides a useful advocacy tool for libraries. Read More

  • News
  • 13 November 2019
  • By: anonymous

2018-2019 IFLA LGBT SIG Action Plan and Resource Request Form

Click here for the complete 2018-2019 IFLA LGBTQ+ SIG Action Plan. Objectives of Professional Unit 2018-19: 1. Provide guidelines for LGBTQ+ library services and collections around the world Promoting IFLA Standards to support libraries in the provision of services to their communities;… Read More

  • Publications
  • 26 December 2018
  • By: Anne Redacliff

Adulting 101: Teaching Financial Literacy and More For Young Adults

Most often used as a verb, the word adulting is a colloquialism millennials use to describe behaviors that involve anything an adult or grown-up would do in everyday life. This can range from doing laundry to paying bills or cooking a meal for oneself. Essentially,[1] “adulting… Read More

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  • 06 December 2018

Youth Volunteer in Libraries Across Russia

Volunteering in libraries and other cultural institutions in Russia has always been one of the important and discussed issues. Numerous publications in both print and Internet magazines show that librarians discuss this issue on a regular basis. They share information on their successful practices and experience of working with… Read More

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  • 06 December 2018