Congress theme: “Open access to knowledge - promoting sustainable progress”

Wednesday, 1 September 2010

During future conferences...

IFLA plans to host websites similar to this one for future conferences too. The internet address (URL) will be of the format <year>.ifla.org :

  • 2011.ifla.org
  • 2012.ifla.org
  • ... etcetera...

Tuesday, 7 September 2010

Honours and Awards at the Closing Session

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:

 

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Sunday, 15 August 2010

Haiti update session

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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.

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IFLA Publications presented in Gothenburg August 2010

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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:

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“Strong women are everywhere”

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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.

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A Conversation with Elizabet Maria Ramos de Carvalho, Regional Manager for IFLA's Latin America and the Caribbean Section

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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!

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First Ellen Tise Leadership Grant to Rebecca Senyolo

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The Library & Information Association of South Africa (LIASA), has awarded Rebecca Senyolo with the Ellen Tise Leadership grant.

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President-elect Planning Session

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President-elect brainstorming sessionIn 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.

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Katherine Howard, Australia – Grantee in the Spotlight

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Katherine Howard is Project officer at the Royal Society for the Blind (RSB), in Australia.

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