Monthly Archive for February, 2013

An Innovation Award for Libraries Offering e-Government Services

EIFL, through the Public Library Innovation Programme (EIFL-PLIP), is offering an Innovation Award for Contributing to Open Government. The criteria of selection include only to public or community libraries located in a transition or developing country.

Ideally, the libraries which enter the competition are working in alliance with government agencies in offering e-government services or facilitating participatory democracy at local level.

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Call for Papers: Information for Development Action: Governments, Civil Society and Libraries

The IFLA World Library and Information Congress will be held in Singapore this year. As in past events, the Government Libraries Section will be sponsoring some activities during the Congress. One of them is the session “Information for Development Action: Governments, Civil Society and Libraries“, which is mainly organised by the Government Information and Official Publications Section.

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