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Section on Education and Training (SET) Celebrates its 40th Anniversary

Over the past few decades, the Section for Education and Training (SET) has supported and enhanced library and information science (LIS) education and training based on research and professional practice on an international scale to encourage collaboration and development across the profession. Read More

  • News
  • 19 December 2013
  • By: anonymous

The Benefits of Attending IFLA Conferences

The IFLA Section for Library and Research Services for Parliaments wanted to understand more about the benefits that participants got from attending the annual preconference and/or the main IFLA (International Federation of Library Associations) conference.  A survey was developed which 65 respondents completed from 44 countries from all the… Read More

  • Publications
  • 06 December 2013

The Green Library – Die grüne Bibliothek

​ The challenge of environmental sustainability – Ökologische Nachhaltigkeit in der Praxis Contributions and case studies from Germany and other European countries, as well as from Asia, Australia and the US, demonstrate different aspects of reducing the “ecological footprint” in libraries. As well as looking at everyday procedures,… Read More

  • Publications
  • 05 August 2013
  • By: Petra Hauke, Karen Latimer & Klaus Ulrich Werner (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.)

Clone of Newsletter: SET Bulletin

Section Information Brochure and Membership Form (2008) English | Français | Deutsch | Italiano | æ—¥æœ¬èªž | Español… Read More

  • Publications
  • 24 May 2009

Newsletter: SET Bulletin

  2020: January | July 2019: January | July 2018: January | July 2017: January | July 2016: January | July 2015: July | January 2014: July | January 2013:… Read More

  • Publications
  • 18 May 2009