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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

Join Us On Facebook!

Facebook Page:  Created in 2009 by Former Chair, Tone Eli Moseid, our Facebook Page is an OPEN Group and provides an INTERNATIONAL FORUM for the discussion of ideas, sharing of experiences and development of projects designed to promote and improve the effectiveness of library and information services to such groups,… Read More

  • News
  • 23 October 2012

Women’s Issues at IFLA: Equality, Gender and Information on Agenda

This is a compilation of approximately 30 papers given during the IFLA conferences during the 1990s. The articles have in common that they focus on the position of women in (international) librarianship and in the federation that IFLA is, since the first meeting of the Women’s Interests Group in… Read More

  • Publications
  • 13 February 2011
  • By: Leena Siitonen (ed.)

Women, Information and Libraries Special Interest Group

WILSIG provides a space to explore the complex, global aspects of the information needs of female identifying individuals (women), focusing on them as users of library and information services, as workers in the library field, and as providers of information. Women play a crucial role in realising basic human rights… Read More

  • Units
  • 30 March 2009