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Papers Presented at the IFLA International Newspapers Conference 2012

In April 2012, the IFLA Newspaper Section, IFLA PAC Stretegic Programme, and the Bibliothèque nationale de France held the 2012 IFLA International Newspaper Conference in Paris, France. The Conference took place at the Bibliothèque nationale de France during a major exhibition titled “La Presse à la Une”, dedicated to the… Read More

  • Publications
  • 14 March 2014

WLIC 2014: Call for Papers: Libraries, Governments and Cultural Heritage

The Government Information and Official Publications Section invites proposals for papers to be presented at the World Library and Information Congress (WLIC) in Lyon, France , August 16-22, 2014.   This session will focus on the interaction of libraries, governments and cultural heritage. National and International… Read More

  • News
  • 19 December 2013
  • By: Susan Paterson

ICDL 2013: International Conference on Digital Libraries

The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) is organizing International Conference on Digital libraries (ICDL 2013) from 27-29 November 2013 in New Delhi, India. The conference will also aim at further strengthen the academic collaboration and strategic alliance in development of DL in the world.  The conference… Read More

  • Events
  • 13 November 2013

Memory of the World in the Digital Age: Draft Recommendations Now Available for Comment

On the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the UNESCO Memory of the World Program, UNESCO, in collaboration with the School of Library, Archival and Information Studies and the University Library of the University of British Columbia (UBC), held an international conference on "The Memory of the World in the Digital Age: Digitization and Preservation" last week in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Read More

  • News
  • 06 October 2012
  • By: anonymous

Blue Shield 2nd Statement on Egypt

As the altercations in Egypt endure, and following the recent damages suffered by the Institut d’Egypte in Cairo, the Blue Shield expresses its great concern regarding the safeguarding of the country’s invaluable cultural heritage amidst the ongoing turmoil, and wishes to recall the importance of the Arab Republic of Egypt as repository of the world’s collective memory. Read More

  • News
  • 22 December 2011
  • By: anonymous

Digital Library Futures: User perspectives and institutional strategies

Initiatives at a cross-cultural level, where libraries, museums and archives work together in creating digital libraries, and making their cultural heritage collections available online, are emerging. Leading academic researchers from the cultural heritage and the publishers sectors approach this issue: digital library user experience: a focus on current user… Read More

  • Publications
  • 03 January 2011
  • By: Ingeborg Verheul, Anna Maria Tammaro & Steve Witt (Eds.)

Libraries, Archives, Museums, Monuments and Sites

Libraries, Archives, Museums, Monuments & Sites (LAMMS) The five international organisations for cultural heritage, IFLA (libraries), ICA (archives), ICOM (museums), ICOMOS (monuments & sites) and CCAAA (audiovisual archives), have a longstanding relation of cooperation and now agreed to intensify cooperation between their organisations in those areas where libraries, archives, museums,… Read More

  • Units
  • 27 November 2009