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WLIC 2014: Call for Papers: Libraries, Governments and Cultural Heritage

The Government Information and Official Publications Section invites proposals for papers to be presented at the World Library and Information Congress (WLIC) in Lyon, France , August 16-22, 2014.   This session will focus on the interaction of libraries, governments and cultural heritage. National and International… Read More

  • News
  • 19 December 2013
  • By: Susan Paterson

85 Years IFLA : A History and Chronology of Sessions 1927–2012

Published in honor of the 85th anniversary of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA), 85 Years IFLA: A History and Chronology of Sessions 1927-2012 presents a thorough history of the organization from its 1927 founding through 2012. Supplemented with a bibliography, appendixes, and… Read More

  • Publications
  • 07 September 2012

Libraries in the Early 21st Century: An International Perspective, Volume 2

Following the pattern of the first volume, the second volume of Libraries in the early 21st century: An international perspective extends the range of countries covered. Each chapter covers a different country and describes the modern history, development of libraries and library technology. The careful selection of countries… Read More

  • Publications
  • 01 August 2012
  • By: Ravindra N. Sharma (Ed.)

Libraries in the Early 21st Century: An International Perspective, Volume 1

Libraries have been part of human civilization for centuries. They have been developed and destroyed many times due to acts of war and natural disasters, but they have kept up with the challenges. The introduction of technology in libraries in the last quarter of the twentieth century… Read More

  • Publications
  • 13 December 2011
  • By: Ravindra N. Sharma (Ed.)


2022 The Library History SIG open session was held on 26 July during IFLA 2022 Conference in Dublin and was organized as an open conversation aimed to prepare for a commemorative volume of chapters about various aspects of IFLA’s history. The SIG’s theme was: “Sources and Themes for the Historiography… Read More

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  • 04 November 2009