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Advisory Committee on Standards

The Advisory Committee on Standards (CoS) coordinates IFLA’s work to develop and maintain professional standards and guidelines for information professionals across the globe, and provides advice to the Governing Board. As the central hub for IFLA’s work on technical standards and professional practice guidelines, it manages their development, revision, and… Read More

  • Units
  • 09 May 2012

New IFLA Committee on Standards

The committee will coordinate standards work within and beyond IFLA and support standards activities in IFLA professional units, principally in sections. Read More

  • News
  • 16 January 2012
  • By: anonymous

The Public Library Service: the IFLA/UNESCO Guidelines for Development

2nd EDITION NOW AVAILABLE! The Public Library Section’s major project for 4 years was, the production of new Guidelines and Standards for public libraries. Prepared by a working group of the section of Public Libraries chaired by Philip Gill. 2001, XV, 116 p. (EUR 54… Read More

  • Publications
  • 05 August 2009
  • By: Philip Gill (editor), In collab. with Section of Public Libraries

First, do no harm

A Register of Standards, Codes of Practice, Guidelines Recommendations and Similar Works relating to Preservation and Conservation in Libraries and Archives The task of compiling a register of standards and other works of a similar nature in the field of preservation and conservation is daunting, especially when it is… Read More

  • Publications
  • 30 March 2009
  • By: John McIlwaine (Compiled by)