Wednesday, 1 September 2010
IFLA plans to host websites similar to this one for future conferences too. The internet address (URL) will be of the format
Tuesday, 7 September 2010
During the Closing Session on 15 August, IFLA President Ellen Tise and IFLA Professional Committee Chair Patrice Landry handed out the following honours and awards:
Sunday, 15 August 2010
Book shelves and walls collapsing, computers crashing to the floor - it was a moving film that the delegates at the Haiti update session viewed on Friday. The security cameras at the National Library in Haiti captured the impact that the earthquake had on the library earlier this year.Read more
On Saturday 14 August, a special session was devoted to the presentation of a number of brand new publications coming out of the many IFLA activities. The following titles were launched:Read more
In commemoration of the women that gathered 20 years ago during the IFLA Conference in Stockholm to start the Women Issues round table, the Women, Information and Libraries Special Interest Group (WILSIG) arranged an offsite meeting on Friday.Read more
How long have you been with IFLA ?
Firstly, I would like to say that I’ve been very happy to work as IFLA's LAC regional office manager. I’ve been an IFLA Regional manager for almost 20 years!
The Library & Information Association of South Africa (LIASA), has awarded Rebecca Senyolo with the Ellen Tise Leadership grant.Read more
In a morning brainstorming session, IFLA president-elect Ingrid Parent asked for the gathered delegate’s comments and input on her presidential theme “Libraries Shape Our Future”, with the sub-themes Inclusive, Transformative, Innovative and Convergence.Read more
Katherine Howard is Project officer at the Royal Society for the Blind (RSB), in Australia.Read more