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NVITATION – INCONECSS – International Conference on Economics and Business Information – 19 to 20 April 2016 in Berlin

The German National Library of Economics – ZBW invites you and all interested IFLA-members to the first International Conference on Economics and Business Information – INCONECSS. The INCONECSS will take place from 19 to 20 April in Berlin. URL: www.inconecss.eu The international conference addresses issues relating to economics and business […]

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Call for Papers – 2016 IFLA Social Sciences Libraries Section with Asia and Oceania Section

Theme: User Experience (UX) and Social Science Libraries in the Digital Age The Social Science Libraries in the 21st century collect and provide access to information resources to promote economic development and to empower citizens for a participatory society. The digital age has rapidly transformed the way information is organized, […]

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Welcome From Chair (Kayo Denda), Social Science Libraries Section

I trust all delegates returned safely to their home countries after the conference in Cape Town, and I extend a warm welcome to new and returning Standing Committee members. Reflecting on the presentations I attended during the conference, I am inspired by the work being conducted by librarians around the […]

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IFLA 2016 Congress Fellowship Program

The IFLA 2016 National Committee through generous donations from the North American library community will offer up to 50 full fellowships to librarians from outside North America (U.S. and Canada). The fellowship will cover travel, accommodation, a per diem food allowance, and conference registration fees. Priority will be given to […]

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IMLS grant for IFLA 2016 Congress Fellowships

CHICAGO – The American Library Association (ALA) has been awarded a 2015 Laura Bush 21st Century Library Program grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). The $50,000 grant will be used to provide 50 $1,000 scholarships to help a diverse group of librarians, library staff and library […]

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IFLA-Satellite Conference in Windhoek, August 2015

Dr. Chiku Mnubi-Mchombu (IFLA-Social Sciences Chairperson),along with Namibian colleagues, planned this 2-day conference. The conference was well attended. For more information: http://www.iflawindhoek2015.org     

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“First Time Writers Workshop” held in Namibia

The Namibia Information Workers Association (NIWA) held a “First Time Writers Workshop” on 21-22 January 2015. The goal of the workshop was to provide information workers skills and tools on how to write articles and get published. The event allowed participants to get and share first-hand experience and tips with veteran […]

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