De Gruyter Saur and IFLA: a new Open Access agreement

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

The IFLA 2010 Experience

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

“Libraries create futures: Building on cultural heritage”

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”