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Announcement: joint session program for Academic and Research Libraries with Knowledge Management in Singapore, 17-23 August 2013.

Joint session:  Knowledge Management  and Academic and Research Libraries at the IFLA World Library and Information Congress Monday 19 August, 2013.  09.30-12.45 Session theme:  Agile management: strategies for achieving success in rapidly changing times We will explore the ways that libraries around the globe have displayed ‘agile’ approaches to respond […]

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ARL Attendance Grant – applications close 1 March 2013!

It is now less than one week until the closing date for applications for the ARL Attendance Grant.  For full details see our Blog post on 20 January 2013.  http://blogs.ifla.org/arl/2013/01/20/arl-attendance-grant-for-the-ifla-congress-sngapore-2013/ Applications close 1 March 2013. ARL Attendance Grant for the IFLA Congress, Singapore 2013 The Academic and Research Libraries Section […]

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International Librarians Network (ILN) peer mentoring program by Kate Byrne, Clare McKenzie, Alyson Dalby.

The International Librarians Network (ILN) peer mentoring program is a facilitated program aimed at helping librarians develop international networks. We believe that innovation and inspiration can cross borders, and that spreading our networks beyond our home countries can make us better at what we do. Participants in the program are […]

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New book: Empowering people: collaboration between Finnish and Namibian university libraries

The book is the outcome of the collaboration between three university libraries, those of the University of Namibia, the University of Tampere and the University of Helsinki. This collaboration started and developed under the Human Resource Development Project at the University of Namibia Library, financed by the Higher Education Institutions […]

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ARL Attendance Grant for the IFLA Congress, Singapore 2013

The Academic and Research Libraries Section (ARL), with generous sponsorship by ExLibris and Sage, is offering THREE (3) Attendance Grants for the IFLA Congress in Singapore 2013 to an information professional from each of these regions: Africa Latin America Asia/Pacific region Each grant covers the registration fee of Euro 445 as […]

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Library Strategies for New Generation Users: The 33rd Annual IATUL Conference by Leo F.H. Ma – New Asia College Ch’ien Mu Library, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Founded in 1955, the IATUL (International Association of Scientific and Technological University Libraries) is an international forum for the exchange of ideas on library matters related to technological universities around the world. In its early years, the IATUL members mainly consisted of European universities of technology and American institutions. During […]

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IFLA 2012 experiences by María Violeta Bertolini [Argentina]. Recipient of the 2012 Academic and Research Libraries Section Registration Grant

I am one of the winners of the “2012 IFLA Registration Grant” offered by the IFLA Academic and Research Libraries (ARL) Section. Thanks to its generous support I was able to attend IFLA World Library and Information Congress (WLIC) 2012 for the first time in August 11-17, 2012.Many times I […]

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