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Japan Earthquake: Libraries to Recover

By Mika Lawler

Earthquake damages librariesThe Great East Japan Earthquake and subsequent tsunami on March 11th left massive destruction. Especially hard-hit are libraries in the coastal area; at worst libraries were wholly swept away, and many others report damaged premises and scattered, seawater-soaked collections. Library communities, government organizations, cultural institutions, private corporations and volunteers around the nation have been offering support for the libraries of the region.

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Itinerary report

By IFLA grantee Magdalena Biota

Magdalena Biota was one of the IFLA grantees this year. She is a certified translator and cataloger with the Documentation and Information Center of the Ministry of Economy and Public Finance in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She wrote this interesting “Itinerary report”, based on her experiences in the last WLIC congress in Gothenburg.

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Report from the IFLA Conference in Gothenburg

By Patrick Ryan – Secretary/Treasurer of the Government Libraries Section.
IFLA 2010 logoGothenburg organisers did a spectacular job at such short notice. The venue was good, the organisation precise and responsive. There were 3,300 people from 128 countries and it never felt crowded.

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