Monthly Archive for August, 2015

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Canada Digital Library North Project

Please consider taking a moment to view the University of Alberta’s breaking coverage of the groundbreaking Digital Library North project. And thank you! Excerpt: When you live 400 kilometres from the nearest library, getting information can be a real challenge. Professor Ali Shiri of the University of Alberta’s School of […]

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UN Sustainable Development Goals for 2030

UN Concludes Post-2015 Negotiations in New York  On Sunday 2nd August, after more than three years of negotiations and intense involvement from many stakeholders, including IFLA, the Member States of the United Nations agreed the final version of the post-2015 Development Agenda – now known as 2030 Agenda.  The new 2030 Agenda […]

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IFLA School Library Guidelines approved

The approved final version of the IFLA School Library Guidelines is available at: Please share the link with your colleagues and beyond. Our 2 years of hard work, numerous workshops, various meetings and international feedback has culminated in this final document. Please note that the title is IFLA School Library […]

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Research on reading for pleasure

The Reading Agency in the UK announce new research into reading for pleasure. ‘The impact of reading for pleasure and empowerment‘ reviewed existing research and carried out a survey of 4000 people, showed there is strong evidence that reading for pleasure can increase empathy, improve relationships with others, reduce the […]

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