Tag Archives: IFLA WLIC 2015

WLIC 2015: Do THEY have the right to information?

15 July 2015) The 81st IFLA General Conference and Assembly, Cape Town, South Africa, has a session on library services for patrons who are often forgotten because of their disability or incarceration. The theme:Do THEY have the right to information? Library Services to People Who are Homeless, Incarcerated, or with Mental Difficulties is sponsored by […]


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Repositioning Libraries in the Asia Pacific Region

Repositioning Libraries in the Asia Pacific Region – Evolving Strategies, Innovative Services is a meeting which takes place at  IFLA WLIC 2015. It is organized by the Asia & Oceania Section. This Open Session will focus on how libraries respond to opportunities for empowering citizens, enhancing learning, and adopting ICTs to name a few, and […]


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IFLA World Library and Information Congress participation grants

(13 January 2015) The IFLA World Library and Information Congress 2015 has made available funds to provide support for 20 delegates to attend IFLA WLIC 2015 in South Africa by waiving their registration fee. Additional expenses need to be covered by other sponsorship or by candidates themselves. Applicants should be first time attendees to the […]


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Call for Papers – Repositioning Libraries in the Asia Pacific Region – Evolving Strategies, Innovative Services

(10 December 2014)  In keeping with IFLA WLIC 2015 overall theme, Dynamic Libraries: Access, Development and Transformation, the Asia and Oceania Open Session will focus on how libraries respond to opportunities for empowering citizens, enhancing learning, and adopting ICTs to name a few, and what this might mean for librarians in terms of their knowledge, […]


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IFLA call for papers: Indigenous Matters Special Interest Group

Theme: Indigenous Literacy: beyond bilingual signage and collection development (10 December 2014) Aligned with the WLIC Cape Town congress theme: Dynamic Libraries: Access, Development and Transformation, the Indigenous Matters SIG Open Session will focus on how libraries progress indigenous literacy within their workforce and work environment to support indigenous populations cultural identity and knowledge production […]


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2015 IFLA World Library and Information Congress call for papers

Theme: Repositioning Libraries in the Asia Pacific Region – Evolving Strategies, Innovative Services (12 November 2014)  The Conference, 15-21 August 2015 is in Cape Town, South Africa. In keeping with the conference’s overall theme, Dynamic Libraries: Access, Development and Transformation, the Asia and Oceania Open Session will focus on how libraries respond to opportunities for […]


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