Monthly Archive for May, 2019

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Development Accelerators: How Libraries and Access to Information Unblock Development

The objectives set out by the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda are as ambitious as they are necessary in order to ensure the sustainability of our economies and societies. A clear implication is that business as usual is not a possibility. Instead, there need to be both new resources and new […]

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Preserving and Promoting the Igbo Language in Libraries

2019 is the International Year of Indigenous Languages. IFLA has been celebrating and promoting the year, sharing stories of libraries from all over the world, which are contributing to the safeguarding and promotion of indigenous languages and cultures. We have been in Canada, where libraries are collecting and preserving historical […]

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The 10-Minute Library Advocate #16: Choose an SDG, and Think How Your Library Helps Achieve It

Advocacy can require you to adapt quickly. If you want the person you’re talking with to agree with you and support libraries, you need to respond to their priorities. You need arguments that speak to them, and show how libraries help achieve things they care about. But people care about […]

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