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LIS Education in Developing Countries – The Road Ahead

The book addresses the different issues and challenges that face LIS education in the various regions of the developing world, but also the commonalities that link them. It highlights the successful ways in which problems may be met as well as those which have proved less effective, and suggests a road… Read More

  • Publications
  • 24 July 2014
  • By: Ismail Abdullahi, A.Y. Asundi & C.R. Karisddappa (Eds)

Revised IFLA LIS Education Guidelines are now available

The revised IFLA education guidelines are now available on the IFLA SET website.  These guidelines replace the last significant revision in 2000 and incorporate the inclusion of material in library school curricula that reflects the developments in the provision of library and information services in the 21st century. They set… Read More

  • News
  • 11 January 2013
  • By: Gillian Hallam

Ambassadors of the book : competences and training for heritage librarians

What competences are needed for heritage librarians, and how can they be taught? The management of heritage collections requires a unique mix of knowledge and skills, including expertise in preservation and conservation; heritage policies; acquisitions and collection management; bibliographic description; the materiality of books and other collection objects; and… Read More

  • Publications
  • 28 November 2012
  • By: Raphaële Mouren (Ed.)

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

  • Events
  • 08 April 2011