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Genealogy and Local History for All: Services to Multicultural Communities

Satellite Pre-Conference 6-7 August 2008, Ottawa, Canada Genealogy and Local History Section (in collaboration with Reference and Information Services Section) Summary of Proceedings Programme Keynote: Discovery, Inspiration, Legacy: The Vocabulary and Practices of Family History Susan Tucker Curator of Books and… Read More

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  • 22 April 2009

International Genealogy and Local History: Papers presented by the Genealogy and Local History Section at IFLA General Conferences 2001-2005

This book contains the papers delivered at sessions organised by the Genealogy and Local History Section at the annual conferences of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) between 2001 and 2005; many of these are updated versions of the original presentations. A wide range of significant issues… Read More

  • Resources
  • 01 January 2008

FamilySearch’s Ottoman Initiative [Webinar]

The Library Services to Multicultural Populations Section, Middle East and North Regional Division, and Local History and Genealogy Section cordially invite you to a webinar on 13 June 2024, 8:00 a.m. EST about making Ottoman records accessible to researchers worldwide. Please register for the webinar using the link above. Registration… Read More

  • Events
  • 17 May 2024

New city! Who would live on this sand?

The IFLA Local History and Genealogy Section explores the internet as access point for cultural heritage, through a project to digitize cultural heritage artefacts at the Serbian National Library. Read More

  • News
  • 22 April 2024

HBS WLIC 2023 Open Session – call for proposals

The Local History and Genealogy Section of IFLA is accepting submissions on colonialism and libraries, archives, museums, and universities at the open session of IFLA World Library and Information Congress 2023 in Rotterdam, The Netherlands (22 August to 24 August 2023). Read More

  • News
  • 28 March 2023

Documentary Heritage Making a Difference

UNESCO’s Memory of the World (MoW) Programme  celebrated its 30th anniversary from 27 October - 5 November 2022. This programme seeks to ensure that the documentary heritage of the world is preserved, protected, and accessible – for people now and in the future. Read More

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  • 23 November 2022