Information about Book Giving Day Feb 14: http://www.thebookchook.com/2014/01/lets-celebrate-digital-learning-day-2014.html
‘Social inequalities in cognitive scores at age 16: The role of reading’, by Alice Sullivan and Matt Brown. CLS Working Paper 2013/10
ECIS Librarians 7th Triennial Conference
25 – 28th September 2014 • Waterloo, Belgium
Share your expertise, ideas, information and knowledge with your colleagues.
Please complete the following presenter’s form found at
Announcement of the 2014 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award laureate (s) at the National Library of Sweden at 1:00 pm CET. The announcement is broadcast live on www.alma.se/en and streamed live to the Bologna Children’s Book Fair, Italy.
A presentation of the laureate at the Swedish Institute for Children’s Books in Stockholm. Open to the public. Admission free but limited seating.
Presentation of the laureate(s) in Umeå in a conference on children’s culture arranged by the Swedish Arts Council – Choosing the right is large, to choose freely is bigger?
May 26 – June 2
The award week begins on May 26 and includes a visit to Vimmerby, Astrid Lindgren’s birthplace. The laureate(s) participate in a program and meet the Swedish public, press and media. The award week ends with the award ceremony at the Stockholm Concert Hall on June 2.
The Information Literacy Network of the Gulf, in partnership with Sultan Qaboos University (Oman), is offiering a day of informational presentations on February 12th, 2014 from 9:00am to 3:30pm. A series of speakers will present on the practical implementation of a range of technology resources used to support research skills instruction and information literacy in libraries.
Please RSVP to Mr. Taleb Al Yarubi at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please submit your full name, institution, and email address when registering. The day’s event will take place in the Al-Fahm Auditorium, Cultural Center at Sultan Qaboos University. Do not delay in registering!
All members of the IFLA School Libraries Standing Committee are invited to participate in the 2014 Mid-term meeting in London, UK in April. The main focus of the meeting will be on the revision of the 2002 IFLA/UNESCO School Library Guidelines. Detailed information about the meeting can be found under Events at http://www.ifla.org/events/19