Social Science Libraries Section

Division: Library Types

Social Science Libraries are special libraries which supporting research and practice in the social sciences. This ranges from large business libraries to smaller research institute libraries, and specialized libraries in the fields of linguistics or anthropology.

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This Section is sponsoring: Religions: Libraries and Dialogue Special Interest Group.

Social Science Libraries, Sections

Last update: 24 January 2020

Latest News

Call for papers for an IFLA WLIC 2020 session on Open Science, due Feb. 29

We invite you to submit a proposal to our IFLA 2020 session on Open Science, co-hosted by the Social Sciences Section and the Science & Technology Section.

24 January 2020

A free Workshop on Text Mining and the HathiTrust Research Center at the IFLA in Kuala Lampur, Malaysia

Are you attending the IFLA 2018 World Library and Information Congress? JOIN US ON: August 23, 2018, for a day-long text mining workshop for librarians hosted by the IFLA Social Science Libraries Satellite Meeting.

12 June 2018

Understanding Your Library from the Inside Out: A Workshop in Library Ethnography for User Assessment - Social Science Libraries with Africa Section

The workshop is free, but requires a registration and is limited to 30 participants. Lunch will be served.

26 May 2017