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WLIC 2022 open programme will be discussed on SOCRS February meeting

On Wednesday February 2nd 2022, the Serials & Other Continuing Resources Section (SOCRS) will have a Zoom meeting to follow the decisions about forthcoming IFLA WLIC 2022 open programme. Committee members will outline their views on what the priority issues for discussion should be and what concrete outcomes could be… Read More

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  • 31 January 2022

UNESCO Agrees Open Science Recommendation – Implications for Libraries

During its General Conference, held on 9-24 November, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) agreed a new Recommendation on Open Science. IFLA has welcomed this work, and encourages librarians, libraries and associations to draw on this in their own practice and advocacy. Read More

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  • 28 November 2021

SOCRS November meeting

At the SOCRS’s meeting on Wednesday 10th November 2021, Theron Westervelt, the chair of the Committee, announced that the committee’s action plan for the next year has been submitted to the IFLA. In this meeting committee members scheduled the program for the next IFLA WLIC. Two important topics were suggested… Read More

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  • 22 November 2021

Libraries for Human Rights: insights from Zimbabwe

The Zimbabwe Library Association and IFLA have prepared a joint submission for the UN Human Rights Council's Universal Periodic Review of the country. Drawing on the experiences of the library field, the submission flags important trends and ways in which libraries work to support the fundamental rights to education, work, and access to science in Zimbabwe, and sets out recommendations on how more could be done. Read More

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  • 20 July 2021
  • By: anonymous