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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Examples of How Libraries and Library Services Contribute to Development!

A subgroup of SSL-SC created a response of the SSL Section to the Lyon Declaration during the congress in Cape Town, and the document was later approved by SC. It is now listed on this IFLA page .The working group consisted of Fred Hay, Debora Cheney, Chiku Mchombu, Pat Wand, […]

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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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IFLA Social Science Libraries Section Programs of Interest in Lyon

 Social Science Libraries Section: Meetings and Programs of Interest:  Session 10: Sat. 16 August 2014. 9 .45-12.15 | Room Foyer Gratte-Ciel Parc First Social Science Libraries Standing Committee Meeting Session 103: Mon. 18 August 2014. 13 .45-15.45 | Room Salle Gratte-Ciel 1-3 Religious Libraries in Dialogue Special Interest Group Meeting […]

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New Book from IFLA RELINDIAL

The IFLA Religious Libraries in Dialogue Special Interest Group (RELINDIAL) is dedicated to libraries serving as places of dialogue between cultures through a better knowledge of religions. This book shows the contribution of libraries to the dialogue between cultures, a dialogue which is always closely linked to the dialogue between religions. […]

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