In a common effort to promote the work of IFLA, De Gruyter Saur is making sixteen IFLA Publications available in Open Access over its online platform Reference Global. IFLA Publications available in Open Access from August 2011: IP 147 – IFLA Public Library Service Guidelines (2010) Ed. by Christie Koontz & Barbara Gubbin IP 144… Continue reading De Gruyter Saur and IFLA: a new Open Access agreement
IFLA 2011 has already begun, but just today is the opening sessin. Yesterday there were work sessions of units and groups. There is also an “activity stream”, an aggregator for all the weblog entries, tweets and images.
In August, IFLA 2010 took place in Gothenburg, Sverige. It was the first time, that the news of the conference was aggregated in a special website, “The IFLA 2010 Experience”. You can find there the news entries in English and other languages (German, French, Spanish, Arabian and Chinese), the twitter posts also as links to… Continue reading The IFLA 2010 Experience
Stuart Hamilton is Senior Policy Advisor with IFLA. In 2006/2007 he walked across the United States and visited over 100 libraries. libraryjournal.com/article/CA6495173.html In this episodes we focus on the work of IFLA and the upcoming conference in Gothenburg: ifla.org/en/ifla76 More links: walkingthestates.com/index.asp
Two colleages from Erfurt and Munich wrote a report for the International Federation of Library Associations: Information literacy : state of the art report Germany / Heike vom Orde ; Franziska Wein. IFLA Standing of Information Literacy Section, 2009.
At the moment, the IFLA conference begins at Milano in Italy. Please read IFLA Express, the daily newspaper reporting from the conference. Last week a couple of satellite conferences took place at Florence, for example the meeting “Emerging trends in technology: libraries between Web 2.0, semantic web and search technology”. The german librarian weblog “Librarians… Continue reading “Libraries create futures: Building on cultural heritage”
Stuart Hamilton, Senior Policy Advisor of IFLA Headquarts, wrote in his Blog February 18th ff. over the Third IFLA Presidential Meeting at Berlin. The conference programme was entitled ‘Access to Knowledge: Networking Libraries’.