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The 10-Minute Digital Librarian

The pandemic has underlined the importance of digital tools as a means of reaching and serving communities. However, for many in the library field, working with digital tools is clearly nothing new. Thanks to this, there is a lot of expertise and experience to share! IFLA’s 10-Minute Digital Librarian series… Read More

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  • 20 January 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

Our Common Agenda: A Briefing for Libraries

A key result of the United Nations’ anniversary celebrations in 2020 was a declaration by Member States, setting out commitments for the future. Based on this, over the past year, the UN has worked with its members and other stakeholders to develop a set of proposed actions. These are set… Read More

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  • 20 January 2022

The 10-Minute Digital Librarian Part 1 – Raising Awareness

The pandemic has underlined the importance of digital tools as a means of reaching and serving communities. However, for many in the library field, working with digital tools is clearly nothing new. Thanks to this, there is a lot of expertise and experience to share! IFLA’s 10-Minute Digital Librarian series… Read More

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  • 20 January 2022

IFLA Journal. December 2021

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,… Read More

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  • 19 January 2022

Projects

Indigenous Matters-Action Plan 2021-22 Activity: Guidelines for Services with Indigenous Peoples Description A set of guidelines for library services with Indigenous peoples is needed to ensure Indigenous peoples are not subject to exploitation, marginalised, or disadvantaged within their homeland with regards to library facilities, services, policies, and practices. Activity:… Read More

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  • 18 January 2022

Helping every library work with the SDGs: Interview with Nathalice Cardoso

The United Nations 2030 Agenda is not just a document for governments, rather it sets out responsibilities for everyone, including libraries! However, it is not always easy to make the connection between high-level policy documents and day-to-day library operations. We interviewed Natalice Cardoso, to find out about her work in engaging libraries in questions around the Agenda and its Sustainable Development Goals Read More

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  • 17 January 2022