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Strategic Plan 2008-2009

MISSION Our mission is to be a voice for genealogy and local history librarians in the international information community, to facilitate networking among subject specialists and libraries, archives, museums, and related societies and institutions, and to encourage the development of genealogy and local history collections and user services. Read More

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  • 18 August 2009

Building on the Past, Investing in the Future

World Library and Information Congress: 18-24 August 2002, Glasgow, United Kingdom Papers Presented at the Open Session Genealogy and Local History Section   Building on the Past, Investing in the Future Through Genealogy and Local History Services Patrick Cadell Edinburgh, United Kingdom… Read More

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  • 24 July 2009

Navigating the World of Our Ancestors

World Library and Information Congress: 14-18 August 2005, Oslo, Norway Papers Presented at the Open Session Genealogy and Local History Section (in collaboration with Geography and Maps Section) Using GIS to Map Genealogical Data; Getting Started Anita K. Oser Western California University… Read More

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  • 20 July 2009

Conferences

2022 World Library and Information Congress (WLIC): 87th  IFLA General Conference and Assembly 26-29 July 2022, Dublin, Ireland. First Business Meeting: Session 030 will meet in Wicklow Hall 2, the Convention Centre Dublin (CCD) on Monday, July 25, 2022 from 13:45-15:45. Agenda is forthcoming. Second Business Meeting: will be held online. Read More

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  • 17 July 2009

Conferences

IFLA Conference Programmes 2019, Athens ​Enter the third dimension: measuring impact in metropolitan libraries (with Statistics and evaluation and Public Libraries) TBC (with Information Technology) 2018, Kuala Lumpur: Sanctuaries in the city: the public library as a safe space 2017, Wrocław: Public libraries as place makers in today’s cities:… Read More

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  • 14 July 2009

Conferences

Summer 2024 2024 IFLA International News Media Conference CFP for 2024 Mid-Term Meeting by News Media Section with Digital Humanities/Digital Scholarship SIG, Preservation & Conservation Section, and Information Literacy Section. Summer 2023 CFP for 2023 WLIC Open Session by News Media Section Summer… Read More

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  • 17 June 2009

Conferences

2023 WLIC, Rotterdam, Twenty-First Century Description for Heritage Collections: Changing Perspectives, Changing Language, Changing Cultures The IFLA Rare Books and Special Collections Section are seeking proposals for papers to be presented at their Open Session at the IFLA World Library and Information Congress 2023 in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Read More

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  • 06 June 2009

Conferences

2022 World Library and Information Congress: 87th IFLA Congress and General Assembly: July, 2022, Dublin, Ireland. Theme: Envisioning Post-pandemic Reference & Information Services and Support in a Shifting World 2019 World Library and Information Congress: 85th IFLA Congress and General Assembly: August, 2019 Athens, Greece. Theme:… Read More

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  • 06 June 2009

Access to Genealogical Data: Data Protection Versus Unlocking the Records

World Library and Information Congress: 10-14 August 2008, Quebec, Canada Papers Presented at the Open Session Genealogy and Local History Section (in collaboration with Free Access to Information and Freedom of Expression Committee)   Serving the Genealogical and Historical Research Communities: An Overview of… Read More

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  • 22 April 2009