Content tagged Society
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- Coming in 2021: a Public Library Manifesto for Today (and Tomorrow)
The IFLA/UNESCO Public Library Manifesto, last updated in 1994, proclaims UNESCO's belief in the public library as a living force for education, culture and information, and as an essential...
News - 23 March 2021
- Statement by the IFLA President and Secretary General: IFLA Stands with Beirut
On the afternoon of 4 August 2020, the city of Beirut experienced a disaster of devastating proportions. It was with a heavy heart that we watched footage of the explosion and began...
News - 11 August 2020
- Share Your Thoughts and Ideas on the IFLA/UNESCO/ Public Library Manifesto
The IFLA/ UNESCO Public Library Manifesto has been an important achievement since it was first ratified in 1994. The Manifesto proclaims UNESCO's belief in the public library as a...
News - 23 March 2020
Tags: Access to information, Access to knowledge, Advocacy, Best practices, Cooperation, Democracy, Development, Freedom of expression, Freedom of information, Freedom to read, Information society, Knowledge management, Libraries for development, Library and information profession, Library and information science education, Library as place, Library collections, Library outreach, Library services, Members, Policy, Social inclusion, Society, Public Libraries
- 13th session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions
As a partner NGO of UNESCO, we will attend the meeting of civil society observers with the members of the Bureau of the Committee on 11 February to advocate for the role of libraries in the...
Event - 10 February 2020
Tags: Access to information, Access to knowledge, Conference, Cultural heritage, Digital humanities, France, Marginalised populations, Multicultural populations, Preservation, Social inclusion, Society
- National Libraries Section Sessions at the WLIC 2019 in Athens!
It's another busy conference schedule for the National Libraries section as our main session takes on the way that national libraries are evolving their spaces to offer new services and reach...
News - 14 August 2019
Tags: 2019 WLIC, 203 agenda, Advocacy, Cooperation, cultural diplomacy, Development, Libraries for development, Libraries, Development and the United Nations 2030 Agenda, Library as place, Library buildings and equipment, Library services, Society, WLIC, National Libraries
- A Social Justice Mission: Libraries, Employment and Entrepreneurship
The World Day of Social Justice focuses on the steps that need to be taken to ensure that globalisation and change benefits everyone. The new opportunities brought should give all who can the...
Publication - 20 February 2019
- Call for papers: Library Love Stories
The IFLA New Professionals Special Interest Group (NPSIG) and Management and Marketing Section is seeking proposals for papers to be presented at a two-hour session at the next IFLA General...
News - 5 February 2019
- WLIC 2019, Call for papers
In keeping with the thematic focus of the next World Library Information Congress, “Libraries: Dialogue for Change”, the IFLA SIG Relindial propose a session. It will be organised on...
News - 11 January 2019
Tags: Best practices, Collection development, Communications, conflict, Conservation, Cultural heritage, Democracy, Dialogue, Education, Freedom of expression, Freedom of information, Heritage, Minority groups, Multicultural populations, Peace, Religion, RELINDIAL, resentment, Social inclusion, Society, Sustainability, Religions: Libraries and Dialogue
- Call for papers WLIC 2019 - The IFLA Audiovisual and Multimedia Section, joined by the IFLA Preservation and Conservation Section and the Strategic Programme on Preservation and Conservation (PAC)
The IFLA Audiovisual and Multimedia Section, joined by the IFLA Preservation and Conservation Section and the Strategic Programme on Preservation and Conservation (PAC), invite interested...
News - 7 January 2019
Tags: Access to information, Access to knowledge, Accessibility, Archives, Audiovisual and multimedia resources, Best practices, Collection development, Conservation, Cultural heritage, Data management, Digital humanities, Digital libraries, Digital preservation, Digital resources, Electronic resources, Information technology, Library and information profession, Library collections, Open source, Preservation, Resource discovery, Risk assessment, Society, Usability
- 2018 World Day for Audiovisual Heritage
The 2018 World Day for Audiovisual Heritage will take place on October 27, and has the theme “Your Story is Moving”. Here is what UNESCO says about the theme...
News - 2 October 2018
Tags: Access to knowledge, Archives, Associations, Cultural heritage, Digital humanities, Digital libraries, Digital preservation, Digital repositories, Digital resources, Education, Open access, Preservation, Resource discovery, Society
- LIS professionals supporting women living in conflict situations: WIL SIG Satellite Meeting
Join us for the WIL SIG satellite meeting which will discuss current library and information initiatives which are supporting and improving the lives of women living in conflict situations...
Event - 31 March 2017
- Call for Papers - Art Libraries Section joint with Social Science Libraries Section
At the 2017 IFLA World Library and Information Congress in Wrocław, Poland, the IFLA Art Libraries and Social Science Libraries Sections are sponsoring a session that will give...
News - 12 January 2017
- Call for Papers: Open Session at IFLA 2017 Conference
Regional Standing Committee for Asia & Oceania Section (RSCAO) invites you to submit a proposal for a presentation at its Open Session in Wroclaw, Poland in August 2017. Theme: "...
News - 10 January 2017
- Call for Papers: MLAS IFLA 2017
Theme: “Library associations in solidarity with civil society” The IFLA Management of Library Associations Section invites proposals to be presented at a two-hour session at...
News - 6 December 2016
Tags: Associations, Best practices, Call for Papers, civil society, Democracy, IFLA 2017, Information policies, Library outreach, MLAS, Policy, Social inclusion, Society, Management of Library Associations
- IFLA LGBTQ Users SIG CFP 2015: Access, Development and Transformation
IFLA LGBTQ Users SIG CFP 2015 Developing Equitable Access for LGBTQ Library Users According to...
News - 16 December 2014
Tags: Access to information, Acquisitions, Advocacy, Best practices, Censorship, Communities of practice, Cooperation, Cultural heritage, Disadvantaged persons, Freedom of information, International cooperation, Marginalised populations, Minority groups, Multicultural populations, Social inclusion, Society, Success stories
- Call for Papers for upcoming edited collection on LGBTQ themes
Queer Library Alliance: Global Reflections and Imaginings Call for Papers Editors: Rae-Anne Montague and Lucas McKeever Publisher: Library Juice Press International...
News - 16 December 2014
Tags: Access to information, Advocacy, Best practices, Communities of practice, Cooperation, Cultural heritage, Disadvantaged persons, Freedom of information, International cooperation, Marginalised populations, Minority groups, Multicultural populations, Social inclusion, Society, Women’s issues, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer/Questioning Users (LGBTQ)
- Workshop: Adult illiteracy and second language perspectives: Toward a public library collaboration in Europe
9 – 13 June 2014, Botkyrka, Sweden All over Europe public libraries work to improve literacy. With the purpose to create a network of public libraries and librarians on the topic of...
News - 5 February 2014
- Informe de Tendencias de IFLA en español
El Informe de Tendencias de IFLA en español Como parte de las actividades de la Oficina Regional de IFLA para América Latina y el Caribe vinculadas al Programa de IFLA para...
Publication - 12 November 2013
Tags: acceso a la información, economía global de la información, educación en línea, IFLA Trend Report, Informe de Tendencias de IFLA, privacidad, protección de datos, sociedades hiperconectadas, Society, Regional Offices, Reports
- IFLA Principles of Engagement in library-related activities in times of conflict, crisis or disaster
At its meeting of 19th August 2011, the IFLA Governing Board set up an Advisory Group to draft Principles of Engagement to be used by IFLA and its members in library-related activities of disaster...
Publication - 22 May 2012
Tags: Advocacy, Best practices, Conservation, Cooperation, Cultural heritage, Cultural Heritage topic, Development, Disaster management, Disaster relief, International cooperation, Library and information profession, Preservation, Procedures, Publications, Risk assessment, Society, Sustainability, Publications
- Buenos Aires to be World Book Capital 2011
At a meeting in Paris on 12 June 2009, the Jury of World Book Capital, a jury which includes IPA, IBF, IFLA and UNESCO, appointed Buenos Aires as World Book Capital 2011 for the quality and variety...
News - 16 June 2009