Monthly Archive for February, 2015

Information literacy resources request

Woody Horton wrote: I have the honor of assisting Unesco in establishing and maintaining a multilingual database of information literacy resources worldwide, entitled as above. In case you have not yet seen this publication, please click on: http://infolit.org/unescos-overview-of-information-literacy-resources-worldwide-2nd-ed-2014-2015/ Some of you attended conferences in Africa on InfoEthics, one in 2007, […]

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Section calls for IFLA conference proposals

 The IFLA Literacy and Reading Section is seeking proposals for a program to be held at the IFLA Conference in Cape Town, South Africa in August 2015. The theme is Literacy Matters!  The Importance of Literacy & Reading in the Creation of Strong Societies.” Literacy is more essential than ever […]

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Country literacy reports

Country Reports IFLA 2014 Lyon   Australia, European Library Network, Germany, Mexico, Netherlands, Réunion Island, Russia, United Kingdom   Australia Presented by Barbara Combes 2014 events and resources: Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA), annual – National Simultaneous Storytime, 21 May. Aims include the promotion of the value of reading […]

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ICT program for African universities

Enhancing librarians’ ICT skills for research enablement in African universities: a Carnegie-funded CPD programme   Applications for the fourth intake of the Carnegie-funded Continuing Professional Development (CPD) programme, which is aimed at enhancing ICT skills for research enablement in African universities opened on 1 February 2015 and closes on 13 […]

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Lyon Declaration update

The Lyon Declaration in 2015 IFLA is very happy to announce that with the start of 2015, the Lyon Declaration has received support from over 500 library, ICT and development, institutions and organisations. This worldwide and cross-sector uptake underlines the importance of the Lyon Declaration and furthermore the importance of access to […]

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Library of Congress literacy award application

We are pleased to send you the 2015 application package for the U.S. Library of Congress (LOC) Literacy Awards (see 2015 application in the attachment). There are 3 separate awards: The Rubenstein Prize, The American Prize, and the International Prize, which are all described on page 2 of the attached […]

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