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Memories of Wolfgang Dietz and Gerhard Hahn

The attached article was written by Dr Russell Cope, Parliamentary Librarian at the Parliament of New South Wales from 1962 until 1993 and a very active IFLA member.  It is a recollection of Wolfgang Dietz (Bonn Library) and Gerhard Hahn (Bundestag Library) and their contributions to post war… Read More

  • Publications
  • 27 November 2018
  • By: Dr Russell Cope

IFLA 2018 Kuala Lumpur. SIG Library History Session held on Sunday, 26 August 2018

SIG Library History Session on Transform Libraries, Transform Societies: Library Outreach to Marginalized Populations – Historical Perspectives. The SIG Library History’s session at IFLA Kuala Lumpur was again early in the conference programme and it would seem that each year the number of competitive meetings and… Read More

  • News
  • 03 October 2018
  • By: Dr Kerry Smith

Library History SIG Action Plan for 2017-18 is now online

The SIG Library History Action Plan for 2017-18 is now on our website and as you read it you will see that the SIG is planning a session for the IFLA conference in Kuala Lumpur in 2018 and the session title is: "Transform Libraries. Transform Societies: Library Outreach… Read More

  • News
  • 29 November 2017
  • By: Dr Kerry Smith

SIG Library History session at IFLA 2017 Wroclaw

The very difficult task of reviewing so many fine submissions has been finalised and as you can see from the Programme for IFLA Wroclaw 2017  or  (see pp. 12-13)  we have what I hope will be a very interesting session:… Read More

  • News
  • 23 May 2017
  • By: Dr Kerry Smith