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Report on IFLA 2016 in Columbus, Ohio, USA

Several thousand members of the world library community came together in Columbus, Ohio, in mid-August when the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) held its 82nd World Library and Information Congress (WLIC).  Following the theme of Connections, Collaboration, Community, delegates from 137 different countries spent six days… Read More

  • Publications
  • 15 March 2017
  • By: Sally Holterhoff

Free IFLA/ALA Webinar: “Utilizing Partnerships to Expand Professional Development Opportunities Worldwide” October 10th 2016

While partnerships have been an instrumental part of the library’s success in serving the needs of their communities, they now offer librarians profound opportunities for developing new competencies and skillsets that strengthen their careers. This webinar will highlight various examples of international initiatives that not only expand professional development… Read More

  • Events
  • 02 October 2016

The Best Practices Project

Good ideas for better libraries – share your experience! How do I reach out to teens? How can I improve the story telling hour at my library? I want to engage parents in reading aloud to their children, but how? Librarians working with children and young… Read More

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  • 28 April 2016

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

LGBTQ Users Special Interest Group

The goal of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning (LGBTQ+) special interest group is to address the information needs of LGBTQ+ community members related to library services, programs or collections. To raise awareness of specific issues in professional knowledge about LGBTQ+ lives, we provide opportunities to engage in discussions about… Read More

  • Units
  • 13 January 2014