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Standards work in progress

IFLA generally uses the term “standards” to refer to the following types of documents: Guidelines (documents consisting of instructions, advice and models of preferred practices)Best practice (documents consisting of procedures and techniques based on experience and research)Conceptual modelsRules for resource descriptionDigital format codes They are developed following the… Read More

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  • 05 June 2015

IFLA School Library Guidelines, 2nd edition

This is the second edition of the School Library Guidelines, approved by the IFLA Professional Committee in June 2015. These guidelines constitute the second edition of the IFLA ‘School Library Guidelines’. The first edition of the school library guidelines was developed in 2002 by the School… Read More

  • Publications
  • 02 April 2015
  • By: IFLA School Libraries Standing Committee, Barbara Schultz-Jones and Dianne Oberg (Eds.)

Composition of the Committee

From August 2015 the Committee comprises: up to seven members selected by the Professional Council through a call for nominations; the Chair, appointed by the Governing Board, from among the seven members selected as above; a Governing Board/Professional Council liaison identified from the incoming Professional Council members; a representative nominated… Read More

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  • 23 February 2015

Creating New Standards

Standards Manual The IFLA Standards Procedures Manual provides guidance for the development and revision of standards and guidelines by IFLA professional units. It seeks to establish: how to present the need for specific standards and guidelines; maximize consensus about the content and applicability; ensure high technical and editorial quality; promote… Read More

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  • 23 June 2014

IFLA Committee on Standards: WLIC 2014 Call for papers

The IFLA Committee on Standards invites papers to be presented at 80th IFLA General Conference and Assembly in Lyon, France in August 2014. Theme :  Library standards: confluence with world trends The session will focus on how standards will be  influenced by new and emerging  trends and what impact standards will… Read More

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  • 10 January 2014
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Standards Committee events during WLIC 2013 in Singapore

Standards Committee events during WLIC 2013 in Singapore: Session 79 — Committee on Standards, first Committee meeting 18 August 2013 12:15 – 13:30 | Room: 308 Session 177 — Future standards: infinite possibilities — Committee on Standards Open programme 21 August 2013 11:45 – 13:45 | Room:… Read More

  • News
  • 06 August 2013
  • By: Claire McGuire

WLIC 2012: Committee on Standards open session

The IFLA Committee on Standards will hold an open session in Helsinki on Thursday 16th August during the WLIC 2012. All are welcome to attend to give their input and suggestions to the Committee on Standards and to hear more about what the Committee plans to do. Read More

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  • 02 July 2012
  • By: Claire McGuire