Author Archive for library-theory-research

IBI and IFLA Congress: Librarianship, Information Studies and New Media International Perspectives

IBI and IFLA Library Theory and Research, Latin America and the Caribbean and News Media Sections present the Congreso International Bibliotecología, Estudios de la Información, Medio de Comunicación. Perspectivas Internationales. 3-6 Marzo/March 2020 at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Mexico, Ciudad de Mexico/Mexico City. Reduciendo la Brecha entre Invesigacion y […]

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Call for Papers – IFLA Satellite Meeting “International Research in LIS: Challenges and Opportunities”

We are pleased to announce the IFLA Library Theory and Research with Social Science Libraries and IFLA Journal satellite meeting to be held in Dublin, Ireland, 13-14 August 2020. Please see IFLA Satellite Meetings (https://2020.ifla.org/cfp-calls/library-theory-and-research-with-social-science-libraries-and-ifla-journal/) for details. Submission of abstracts is 7 March 2020. We envisage a workshop-style meeting with […]

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Satellite Conference “Transforming LIS education for professionals in a global world”

Draft programme and keynotes:  IFLA Global vision has highlighted an active role of libraries participating in the UN’s 2030 Agenda to contribute to the achievement of strategic goals for sustainable development. In an increasingly global world, using the opportunities of technology, professionals find themselves extending the traditional role with a […]

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LTR at the IFLA WLIC 2019 in Athens

LTR will have several meetings and sessions during the IFLA WLIC 2019 in Athens. Standing Committee meetings for LTR are as follows: Saturday 24 August Business Meetings 13:30 – 15:30 HAEF 126 Session 025, SC I – Library Theory and Research Monday 26 August Business Meetings 10:45 – 13:15 Business […]

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Minutes from the LTR meetings in KL

At the IFLA conference in Kuala Lumpur there were arranged two meetings in the LTR section. The minutes are available here (meeting1 and  meeting2).

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IFLA Global Vision Project and Library Theory and Research (LTR) Section

by Anna Maria Tammaro Last March I had the privilege to participate together with Theo Bothma (Chair of LTR Section) and Krystyna Matusiak (Secretary of LTR Section) in Barcelona at the second Kick-off Workshop of the Global Vision Project of IFLA, with two days of activity and discussions starting from […]

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LTR program in KL: Information literacy, LIS education and Historical perspectives of library outreach to marginalized populations

The LTR section, also supporting Library History SIG, will contribute in several ways at the upcoming meeting in Kuala Lumpur. On Sunday 26. August, at 13:45,  the joint session with the Information Literacy section takes place in Session 116: Information Literacy: from practice to research and back again The purpose […]

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