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Purpose and Value – The Mission of the National Bibliography

Establishing the need for a national bibliography Contents Purpose and value Definitions Integration into a portfolio International recommendations Use cases Users and stakeholders Organisation Scoping and selection Resource, description and standards Service delivery Glossary/Useful links Bibliography Home… Read More

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  • 02 May 2013

Common Practices for National Bibliographies

Common Practices for National Bibliographies in the Digital Age is fully revised and released under a new title in 2022. Pre-publication 2021 draft [Common_Practices_for_national_bibliographies_2021-01: PDF – English]. The 2022 edition builds on the web publication Best Practice for National Bibliographic Agencies in a Digital Age (2014-2017). The web resource… Read More

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  • 17 April 2013

Digitisation projects and best practice

Newspaper digitisation projects worldwide ICON survey on newspaper digitisation projects Wikipedia:List of online newspaper archives United States – National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP) Utah Digital Newspapers Program Australian Newspapers Digitisation Program… Read More

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  • 13 August 2012

Library Advocacy: Sharing and Learning from National and International Experiences

This one-day conference—aimed at library and information professionals in all sectors and at all levels—focuses on providing tools and sharing expertise for library advocacy in the current financial climate, while providing excellent peer networking opportunities. The programme looks at the benefits of advocating for the value of libraries… Read More

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  • 08 April 2011

National Bibliographies in the Digital Age (2009) Summary

An English language summary of the 2009 publication National Bibliographies in the Digital Age: Guidance and New Directions is available from this page: Contents  Introduction Members of the Working Group National Bibliography Numbers as Uniform Resource Names Glossary of terms & abbreviations… Read More

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  • 07 December 2010

Members of the IFLA Working Group on Guidelines for National Bibliographies

 Anders Cato  National Library of Sweden, 2007-2009  Genevieve Clavel-Merrin  Swiss National Library, 2007-2009  Whitney Coe  Princeton University Library (retired), USA  Alan Danskin  British Library  Tuula Haapamäki  National Library of Finland  Randi Diget Hansen  Danish Bibliographic Centre  Agneta Holmenmark  National Library of Sweden, 2004- 2006  Unni Knutsen  Oslo University… Read More

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  • 16 November 2010

Mid-Term Conference in Barcelona, April 22-23, 2010

Mid-Term Conference Case Studies in Government Libraries  Museu d’Història de Catalunya 3 Plaça Pau Vila (Palau de Mar building) Auditorium (4th floor) 08003 Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain April 22-23, 2010 Subway stations: Barceloneta (L4) Google Map… Read More

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  • 16 December 2009