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IFLA and the role of libraries

International Federation of Library Associations.

IFLA and the role of libraries

what the International Federation of Library Associations is, does and in planning to do .

by International Federation of Library Associations.

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The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) is the leading international body representing the interests of people who rely on libraries and information independent, non-governmental, not-for-profit organization, IFLA was founded in Scotland in and maintains headquarters at the National Library of the Netherlands in Location: Prins Willem-Alexanderhof 5, Den . The National Library Week is organized and held by Armenian Library Association since This extensive annual event is held between 10th and 20th of April. The purpose is to once again underline the role importance of the books and libraries for the sake of societal development.

Global Advocacy for Libraries - the role of IFLA and the national library associations Promoting Libraries for Politicians as a Politician. MIRJA RYYNÄNEN (Finland) An example of global lobbying for libraries: World Summit on the Information Society in Geneva WINNIE VITZANSKY (Danish Library Association, Copenhagen, Denmark). What is a library? A library is much more than just a building full of books. That could describe a warehouse or a book distributorship. By using some definitions we can begin to formulate a marketing approach to the library. Let us begin with the physical building itself and then progress through the essential ingredients of a marketing approach.

Dutch BookStart programme enhances language development and leads to better education. Ab new parents (four out of ten nationally) took up the invitation of the Dutch BookStart programme in to go to the library, register, and collect a small suitcase containing baby books, CDs with children’s songs, and a flyer explaining the relevance of sharing books with . Theme: "Open Science: Roles for Libraries to Promote Collaboration, Access and Advance Public Understanding" Background. The Science and Technology Libraries Section and the Social Science Libraries Section invite proposals for papers to be presented at the IFLA World Library and Information Congress in Dublin, Ireland, August ,


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IFLA’s Library Services to Multicultural Populations Section is working with the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) to develop translated signage and text to support libraries communicating with their linguistically diverse communities, particularly in relation to library closures and accessing online information.

These resources are available in MS Word. As a member of the jury making recommendations on World Book Capital candidates, IFLA has an important role in encouraging bids that place libraries at their heart. For the next twelve months, Athens will, therefore, be the focus of programmes and events celebrating books, their authors, and their impact on society.

of digital “book pirates” and MIT’s report on the future of libraries), in order to see, on the one hand, how users reading behavior has changed and on the other, how libraries should transform in order to stay relevant.

Using the web for educational queries. The role of libraries in online education. ‹ Previous page One level up Next page ›. Libraries have many roles in relation to education and learning, but some need to be invented or reinvented.

Libraries need a “push” component – they need to proactively advertise and market their services as opposed to just waiting for people to visit. All these programs run by French libraries support inclusion of disabled people in society according to the principles of CRPD.

Presentation (French) Paper in IFLA Library (French) 4. The Role of Libraries in the Implementation of the Marrakesh Treaty for Persons with a Print Disability. IFLA’s consistent position is that  access to information is essential in achieving the SDGs, and that libraries are not only key partners for governments but are already contributing to progress towards the achievement of the 17 Goals.

Role of Library Associations’ and LIS curriculum in uplifting the competencies of librarians Disruptive technologies, changing social and learning behaviours, and exponential growth of personalised services are changing the eco-system in which libraries : Daw Ah Win, Myat Sann Nyein, Amarjeet Kaur Gill, Valerie Siew.

IFLA Guidelines for Library Services to People Experiencing Homelessness Introduction The IFLA Section for Library Services to People with Special Needs (LSN) focuses on those persons who, because of their living conditions and/or physical, mental, or cognitive.

Sanctuary and Support: IFLA Promotes Role of Libraries at UN Meeting on Homelessness IFLA attended the 58th Session of the UN Commission on Social Development on February With a specific focus for the first time on homelessness, it provided an opportunity to highlight the importance of access to libraries for people experiencing homelessness, and how libraries.

Strategy The I nternational F ederation of L ibrary A ssociations and Institutions (IFLA) is the leading international body representing the interests of library and information services and their users. It is the global voice of the library and information profession.

The Role of Information and Knowledge in Poverty Eradication in Africa: a case study of Namibia This paper starts by exploring and defining poverty reduction in African society anCited by: 2. Role of NGOs in library development in India. SAWANT, Sarika () Role of NGOs in library development in India.

Paper presented at: IFLA WLIC – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – Transform Libraries, Transform Societies in Session - Poster Session. Available under licence Creative Commons : Sarika Sawant. The congress theme, “Transform Libraries, Transform Societies,” includes the tagline “Reaching out to the hard to reach.” Many sessions and programs this year are emphasizing the role of libraries in national development.

There are also strategies for increasing awareness of the value and impact of library services. “Libraries must continually innovate. IFLA has a key role in advising UNESCO on the choice, alongside the International Publishers Association. The current holder of the title of World Book Capital is Athens, where IFLA held its President’s Meeting.

Wroclaw, the venue of this year’s World Library and Information Congress, held it the year before. Both cities have shown their. Online and/or lifelong learning opportunities will play a key role in this – libraries have the reputation and materials to support in both, either as provider or platform for others.

In this way, they can help ensure that temporary disruption does not turn into permanent damage. The changing role of community libraries: emerging centres for sustainable development The purpose of this paper is to highlight the success stories and challenges of the READ (Rural Education And Development) program, which has been active in the building and development of community libraries in rural and remote areas in Nepal, and has established 53 libraries in.

For example, the Boston Museum created a reference library inand a library was envisaged as an integral part by the founders of the Metropolitan Museum in New York. The German National Museum created in in Nuremberg established a library and archive to collect documentation on the history of German Size: 60KB.

The IFLA Library is IFLA's institutional repository. read: search: browse: download ALATALO, Eeva-Maria and HIRVASNIEMI, Soile and VESALA, Anne Oulu City Library Book Metro: a visual way to recommend Marlène and WENZ-GUGLIELMI, Manon The role of school librarian in the sexual education of teenagers; CHERADI, Natalia and LANDOY.

Session - IFLA's Role in Building Strong LIS Education: an International Approach to Quality Assessment and Qualification in the Library and Information Profession - Library Theory and Research with Education and Training and LIS Education in Developing Countries SIG.

Wednesday 29 August IFLA has recently published the IFLA Toolkit for Library Engagement in Literacy and Reading Strategies to help library associations, institutions and individual library and information workers to advocate for libraries’ role in literacy and reading in relevant government strategy documents.

promoting reading and the resources and services of the school library to the whole school community and beyond. The school library fulfils these functions by developing policies and services, selecting and acquiring resources, providing physical and intellectual access to appropriate sources of information.IFLA Library Reference Model (LRM) is a high-level conceptual reference model developed within an entity-relationship modelling framework.

It is the consolidation of the separately developed IFLA conceptual models: FRBR, FRAD, FRSAD.Call for Papers — Open Sessions Public Libraries. 12 February; Theme: "Public Libraries as a Reflection of their Communities" IFLA Public Libraries Section invite you to submit a proposal for a 7-minute lightning talk at the 86 th IFLA World Library and Information Congress in Dublin, Ireland, August.

Theme: Public Libraries as a Reflection of their Communities.