LIBRARIES AS WITNESSES OF THE COMMON VICTORY

In December 2020, M.I. Rudomino Library for Foreign Literature (Moscow, Russia) ran a series of international educational events, in the blended (face-to-face and virtual) format, dedicated to the history of World War II. They highlighted the effective team work of librarians and educators to tap the libraries’ rich potential in […]

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Webinar Recording: Open Access and libraries: Lessons from COVID-19 and our path towards the future

Open Access and libraries: Lessons from COVID-19 and our path towards the future IFLA has affirmed that comprehensive open access to scholarly literature and research documentation is vital to the understanding of our world and to the identification of solutions to global challenges and particularly the reduction of information inequality. Coalition S which is […]

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Webinar Recording: Librarians supporting universal broadband to continue providing essential services to communities everywhere

IFLA has championed the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals for a long time. The Internet Governance Forum has called attention to the Internet as a vehicle for human resilience and solidarity. They have stated that inclusion achieved by access to the Internet is a key contributor towards a stronger economy and […]

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ISSN for scientific blogs

In Germany we have right now a discussion to assigned ISSN (International Standard Serial Number) for scientific blogs. Typically ISSN are used for continuous publications that appear numbered or dated. But also scientific blogs or databases of general interest can be registered. In the allocation, only the formal criteria are […]

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CPDWL Podcast Project Season 2, Episode 1 Featuring Christine Mackenzie, IFLA President 2019-2021

The CPDWL Podcast Project is back! Our first episode for season 2 features Christine Mackenzie, IFLA President and CPDWL Co-Chair Gill Hallam as host. Hear the podcast conversation: https://anchor.fm/ifla-cpdwl Transcript below. Christine Mackenzie is President of IFLA (International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions). She retired as CEO of Yarra Plenty […]

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AFLI held its first virtual forum on the role of libraries in supporting E-learning and distance education

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the world has gone through the crisis and witnessed many developments, which made remote work and distance learning a reality that pushed many universities, educational institutions, libraries to develop their capabilities to support the e-learning and distance education processes. Based on the belief of […]

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#WeAreCPDWL Global Playlist for 2021!

2020 has been a wild year. We are now heading to 2021. IFLA’s Continuing Professional Development and Workplace Learning (CPDWL) Section is excited to announce our new global playlist 2021! CPDWL members contributed their favorite hits and songs to this playlist. Over 60+ songs in many different languages have been added on our […]

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