Monthly Archive for December, 2013

IFLA approves creation of LGBTQ Users SIG

In December, 2013, the IFLA Professional Committee approved the creation of an LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer) SIG supported by the Acquisition and Collection Development Section. The description reads: As part of our professional commitment to provide access to information, librarians are charged to support the full range of users’ […]

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Open Access et développement des collections: Appel à communications

Section Acquisitions et développement des collections Thème:  Articuler Open Access et développement des collections Le développement des collections repose traditionnellement sur la fourniture aux usagers de publications et autres contenus imprimés ou électroniques, acquis ou souscrits sous forme de licences. Un nombre toujours croissant et plus divers de documents en […]

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Mixing the Library: Information Interaction & the DJ – Origins

Read this fascinating BL blog post here.

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Space & Collections Earning Their Keep: Call for Papers, Paris 2014

Please disseminate this call for papers as widely as possible       CALL FOR PAPERS   Satellite Meeting – IFLA World Library and Information Congress Section for Library Buildings and Equipment and Section Acquisition and Collection Development August 12-14, 2014, Bibliothèque universitaire des langues et civilisations (BULAC), France   Main […]

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Developments in Comparative law research

See HathiTrust role in this here.

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The Artful Accidents of Google Books

Did you say mass digitization? This comes sometimes with a surprise, as shown by this New Yorker article here.

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Keeping collections alive: Preventive Conservation Policy and Practice

The IFLA Preservation and Conservation Section is pleased to provide a platform to preservation and conservation professionals from all over the world at the WLIC for a 2 hours open session. Keeping collections alive: Preventive Conservation Policy and Practice” Collections held by libraries continue growing, both in volume and range, […]

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