Congress theme: “Future Libraries: Infinite Possibilities”

IFLA Market

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18 August, 12:15-13:30


various locations

Session 75 — IFLA Market: Campaign for the World's Libraries (@your Library)

12:15 - 13:30 | Exhibition Hall 406

Want to increase the public visibility of libraries in your country? Come hear examples of how library associations and libraries in Europe, Asia, and the Americas have created their campaigns—and learn how you can participate in this IFLA/ALA partnership initiative to promote libraries.

Session 76 — IFLA Market: How to get published in journals

12:15 - 13:30 | Summit 1

The aim of the session is to provide guidance on being published in academic and professional journals, including IFLA Journal and other IFLA related publications.

Topics include:

  • Why write and seek publication
  • How to structure and write a journal article
  • Choosing a journal
  • The editorial and peer review process
  • Publishing with IFLA
  • Author support

Panelists: Caroline Lock (Senior Commissioning Editor, Sage), Ian Johnson (Series Editor, IFLA/De Gruyter "Global Studies in Libraries and Information") and Paul Sturges (former FAIFE Chair). Representatives from several publications will be available to answer questions during the session.

Session 77 — IFLA Market: What your Section can achieve – planning and strategy

12:15 - 13:30 | Summit 2

Is your IFLA Unit (Section, Special Interest Group, Strategic Programme) planning to submit a professional project proposal to the Professional Committee this year? Come to this IFLA Market session to learn more about how to plan and carry out an effective professional project, and to understand more about how your project could support the Strategic Plan and Key Initiatives.

Examples taken from current professional projects will be presented, and you will have the opportunity to ask members of the Professional Committee about the selection process, and what makes a good application.

Session 78 — IFLA Market: Haiti three years after the earthquake - the never ending story

12:15 - 13:30 | Session Room 324/325

When the earthquake hit Haiti in early 2010 it was clear that in addition to the devastating effect on the population, a great deal of the country’s cultural heritage had been destroyed. IFLA reacted to this natural disaster by offering help and training for the libraries in Haiti. Under the leadership of IFLA’s Preservation and Conservation Section and the Blue Shield, the Ark project was created to provide a place for such assistance and training.  The centre will enable the population of Haiti to independently look after its written cultural heritage and rebuild its identity.  

This session provides an overview on the current status of the project.

Presenter:  Danielle Mincio, Chair/Treasurer of IFLA’s Preservation and Conservation Section