Professional Sections, SIGs and Review Groups
Professional Section Standing Committees
The Professional Sections are the primary focus of professional activity within IFLA, specialising in a particular type of library, information service, user group, or education and development for the profession. The Professional Section Standing Committee Members contribute their expertise to activities and resources to benefit the profession globally.
Special Interest Groups
Under the new Governance structure, Special Interest Groups can now establish a formal committee to assist the Convenor in the activities that the Group wishes to accomplish.
IFLA’s Review Groups maintain, support and develop work on IFLA’s technical standards, bibliographic models, linked data and formats such as UNIMARC.
- Bibliographic Conceptual Models (BCM) Committee Member
- International Standard Bibliographic Description (ISBD) Committee Member
- Linked Data Technical Sub-Committee (LIDATEC) Committee Member
- Universal MARC format (UNIMARC) Committee Member
If you have the experience, expertise and enthusiasm and wish to contribute to the profession at an international level, we invite you to read more about the expectations for each of these positions and the nomination process.