Information from the Congress in Cape Town

Presentations from our Hot Topics session are now available.  Details about session 91, What is value? that we held in conjunction with Management and Marketing SC and the E-Metrics SIG are also available.  Papers from the joint session will be made available via the IFLA repository.  If you would like to know who your […]

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WLIC 2015 – ARL’s Hot Topics program will ensure lively discussions for delegates

For those attending the Congress in Cape Town, ARL will be holding its Hot Topics session on Thursday 20 August, 8.30-10.30 in Ballroom East. Our invited speakers will talk about a “hot topic” for five minutes or so.  Each speaker will provide a few questions to be debated and discussed by […]

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Congratulations to our winners!

ARL,with generous sponsorship by Ex Libris and Sage, is pleased to announce the recipients for the Attendance Grant for the IFLA Congress in Cape Town 2015. They are: Phillidas Bweafoma Munubhi (Tanzania); Shaharima Parvin (Bangladesh); and Georgia Alexander (Trinidad and Tobago). Congratulations to our winners and looking forward to meeting […]

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The quest for deeper meaning of research support

Information about ARL’s satellite meeting, The quest for deeper meaning of research support, to be held in Cape Town, South Africa, on August 13 and 14 is now available.  Registration is free but you will still need to register to secure your place. Thank you to our sponsors: EBSCO Host, Thomson […]

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Another Big Question: International collaboration in academic library development – an empowering or impoverishing situation?

In James G Neal’s “Big Questions”-blogpost he points out that collaboration will be one of the important ways of achieving and maintaining success for academic libraries in the near future. In a time of austerity and reduced budgets for academic libraries worldwide, collaboration designed and planned around getting more services […]

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Call for papers: Academic & Research Libraries’ Satellite – “The quest for deeper meaning of research support”

We invite you to submit a proposal for the first day of the satellite meeting of IFLA’s Academic and Research Libraries’ Section to be held in Cape Town South Africa 13-14 August 2015. The meeting will be held at the delightful “The Range” – a wine farm in Tokai, Cape […]

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ARL Attendance Grant competition for IFLA Congress in Cape Town

The Academic and Research Libraries Section (ARL), with generous sponsorship by Ex Libris and Sage, is offering THREE (3) Attendance Grants for the IFLA Congress in Cape Town 2015 to an information professional from each of these regions: Africa Latin America Asia/Pacific region Each grant covers the registration fee of […]

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