Education and Training Section

Division: Support of the Profession

The Section focuses on education and training for library and information science professionals based on research and professional practice. It serves library and information science educators, practitioners and managers with training responsibilities. Appropriately educated, adequately trained, continually learning professionals are a requirement for effective and efficient information services. Education and training for library and information services concerns all IFLA's Divisions and requires cooperation with them and other international and inter-regional associations which have a related mission. Of special interest to the Section is the state of library and information science education and training in developing countries.

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This Section is sponsoring: LIS Education in Developing Countries Special Interest Group.

Education and Training, Sections

Last update: 13 April 2017

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SET Programs at WLIC in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

SET Programs for WLIC 2018 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Saturday, August 25, 2018 - Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018 schedule

4 July 2018

SET Business Meetings at WLIC in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

SET Business Meeting I – Session 006 in Room 403- Friday, Aug. 24, 2018 from 11:15 a.m.- 13:15 p.m. Business Meeting II – Session 192 in Room 305 Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018 from 10:45 a.m. – 13:15 p.m. Click the top link to view the full meeting information and agenda.

4 July 2018

Joint SET/MLAS/CPDWL Call for Papers for IFLA 2018 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

"Win-Win: building strong education, training and continuing professional development together with strong library associations" Deadline for proposals: 28 February 2018

20 February 2018