The IFLA Academic and Research Libraries Section (ARL) Standing Committee continues its ongoing webinar series...
Integrating libraries and culture into sustainable development planning: IFLA SG speaks at 4th Culture Summit27 September 2021
Around the world, there are already very positive examples of local and regional governments integrating libraries and culture into their wider development policies. To spread this good practice, we need both to build awareness, and shape global frameworks.
The UNESCO Memory of the World Programme hosted the 2nd Memory of the World Global Policy Forum from 21-22 September 2021.
IFLA Division C and SET Call for Proposals - “International Engagement and Collaboration – Getting Started”26 September 2021
The IFLA Division C is continuing to host a Webinar Series for LIS students that was initiated by the IFLA Division IV – Support of the Profession in spring 2021.
IFLA strongly welcomes the announcement by UNESCO that Accra, Ghana, will hold the title of World Book Capital 2023. This represents a great opportunity to highlight the work of Ghana’s libraries in promoting books and reading throughout the population.
Stichting IFLA Foundation is delighted to receive a €3m Arcadia grant to launch the new Knowledge Rights 21 (KR21) programme to promote access to knowledge for study, research and cultural life in Europe.
Available Now! The 2nd Edition of the UNESCO/PERSIST Guidelines for the Selection of Digital Heritage for Long-Term Preservation22 September 2021
To enable the enduring preservation of and access to documentary cultural heritage, including in digital form, in line with the UNESCO 2015 Recommendation, steps must be taken to preserve digitised and born-digital materials. The volume of digital information is almost incalculable, and continues to grow, which presents a significant challenge.
Call for candidates for co-opted members of the Middle East and North Africa Regional Division Committee16 September 2021
From digital inclusion to media literacy, libraries have long worked to help build a more equitable digital ecosystem that everyone could access and benefit from. Libraries’ expertise can offer valuable insights to today’s internet governance and policy discussions – and more and more informational professionals are joining these dialogues and platforms.
The IFLA sections on Management & Marketing and Library Services for People with Special Needs are hosting an exciting and inspiring joint virtual conference with a specific focus on managing and marketing for library users with special needs.
All IFLA WLIC 2021 conference recordings are available for viewing in the e-Library.
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To mark International Literacy Day 2021, IFLA releases a new research report, highlighting the contributions that libraries are making to successful literacy initiatives, in particular in developing countries.
Following a period of review, UNESCO has once again announced they are accepting nominations for materials of world and historical significance to be added to the MoW International Register.
At a meeting of the mayors of many of the most important cities around the world, IFLA, on behalf of the Culture2030Goal campaign, underlined the importance of investing in culture and libraries, and integrating them into policy planning in order to support greener, fairer development.
The fourth Culture Summit, organised by United Cities and Local Governments, will take place on 9-11 September in Izmir, Turkey, under the theme ‘Culture shaping the future’.
We are pleased to invite you to the IFLA Social Science Libraries Section Standing Committee Business Meeting II.