Tag Archive for 'partnership'

The 10-Minute International Librarian #68: Think of a barrier to collaboration

Librarianship is arguably a naturally collaborative profession. We work together to develop services, to share resources, and of course – through associations at the national, regional and global levels – to develop common understanding, standards and positions. We also know that collaboration is good for us, and for the services […]

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25 Years of Cooperation for Cultural Property Protection

On 6 June 1994, the International Committee of the Blue Shield was established in a spirit of collaboration by the International Council on Archives (ICA), the International Council of Museums (ICOM), the International Council of Museums and Sites (ICOMOS), and IFLA. To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Blue Shield, we […]

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The 10-Minute International Librarian #22: Find out about priorities for libraries in another country

We have so much to learn from each other! Wherever libraries exist, there are people reflecting on how best to offer services that meet the needs of users. Everyone has lessons to give and to take. Indeed, one of the key goals of the IFLA Strategy is to enable discussion […]

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The 10-Minute International Librarian #19: Map Your Library Ecosystem

No library is an island. It has almost always been the case that libraries rely on others for budgets, in turn providing a key service to their communities. Increasingly, libraries can be seen as partners and platforms. By combining their strengths with others, they can be better able to respond […]

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