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Library and Information Science in the Middle East and North Africa

This volume offers up-to-date insights into the state of library and information science (LIS) in the Middle East and North Africa. Covered topics include information literacy, intellectual property, LIS education and research, publishing and more. This timely contribution thus presents vital areas of research on a region that receives… Read More

  • Publications
  • 14 October 2016
  • By: Amanda B. Click, Sumayya Ahmed, Jacob Hill and John D. Martin III (Eds)

Educating the Profession: 40 years of the IFLA Section on Education and Training

Education and training for the library profession have changed over the decades, and this publication looks both at the past and the future of these developments at schools of library and information science as well as the role of IFLA’s Section on Education and Training. The chapters cover… Read More

  • Publications
  • 05 August 2016
  • By: Michael Seadle, Clara Chu, Ulrike Stöckel and Breanne Crumpton (Eds)

Sister Libraries Programme: Information and dissemination of results

Sister Libraries Programme Coordinator Ulla Pötsönen has been participating in two international and national conferences, presenting IFLA and Section's projects and disseminating the results and good practises. BOBCATSSS is an international conference of LIS students nad new professionals. January 2015 it was held in Brno, Czech Republic. Read More

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  • 18 June 2015

LIS Education in Developing Countries – The Road Ahead

The book addresses the different issues and challenges that face LIS education in the various regions of the developing world, but also the commonalities that link them. It highlights the successful ways in which problems may be met as well as those which have proved less effective, and suggests a road… Read More

  • Publications
  • 24 July 2014
  • By: Ismail Abdullahi, A.Y. Asundi & C.R. Karisddappa (Eds)

Revised IFLA LIS Education Guidelines are now available

The revised IFLA education guidelines are now available on the IFLA SET website.  These guidelines replace the last significant revision in 2000 and incorporate the inclusion of material in library school curricula that reflects the developments in the provision of library and information services in the 21st century. They set… Read More

  • News
  • 11 January 2013
  • By: Gillian Hallam