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.
Read the latest from the IFLA Section on Education and Training (SET).
IFLA BSLISE (Building Strong Library and Information Science Education) International Internship Opportunity4 September 2021
The IFLA BSLISE Working Group is seeking up to three library science and information science (LIS) students to work as interns with BSLISE communication activities, including maintaining its website and social media accounts.
Digital rights and inclusion, media literacy, the ethics of algorithms, and many other pressing goals and questions continue to be at the heart of internet governance dialogues.
The session was organised by RELINDIAL - Religions: Libraries and Dialogue Special Interest Group.
The National Bibliographic Register provides profiles describing 48 national bibliographies.
IFLA's new website is now live! Reflecting our new structures, and with strong attention both to ease of navigation and accessibility, it provides a new key reference point for the global library field.
IFLA’s PAC Centre at CERDOTOLA, Cameroon, Hosts International Conference on Documentary Heritage Safeguarding for Peacebuilding26 August 2021
The goals of this 2-day Conference were to bring library and documentary heritage professionals from across Cameroon and other Francophone Central African countries together to learn more about documentary heritage conservation and preservation, specifically in conflict and post-conflict zones.
Mark your calendars! UNESCO will celebrate Global Media and Information Literacy (MIL) Week 2021 from 24 to 31 October, hosted by South Africa, and the global library field is invited to take part!
IFLA’s General Assembly took place on 25 August 2021, providing an opportunity to thank our outgoing President Christine Mackenzie and Governing Board, for IFLA Secretary General Gerald Leitner to present the successes of the past year, and for IFLA to welcome new President Barbara Lison.