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Free IFLA/ALA Webinar “Library Services to Immigrants and Refugees”

IFLA Continuing Professional Development and Workplace Learning Section (CPDWL) and the New Professionals Special Interest Group (NPSIG) have partnered with the American Library Association (ALA) to present a one-hour webinar about library services to immigrants and refugees including models and best practices from different regions of the world. Read More

  • Events
  • 28 February 2016

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

Library Services to Indigenous Populations: Case Studies

Segenat Children and Youth Library, Mekelle, Ethiopia This online book was developed with the following goals: To provide librarians around the world with a reference guide that they can use to guide their services for and with indigenous peoples. To establish strong networks of indigenous… Read More

  • Publications
  • 31 May 2013
  • By: Loriene Roy (Anishinabe), PhD & Antonia Frydman, MSIS

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

Defining “Multiculturalism”

“Multiculturalism” is the co-existence of diverse cultures, where culture includes racial, religious, or cultural groups and is manifested in customary behaviours, cultural assumptions and values, patterns of thinking, and communicative styles. “Multicultural library services” include both the provision of multicultural information to all types of library users and… Read More

  • Publications
  • 17 April 2009