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Report to IFLA: Grey Literature: Scholarly Communication in a Digital World Satellite Meeting

**This report on the joint SOCRS and National Libraries Section 2019 Satellite Conference has been provided for the IFLA Governing Board.** By Meg Mering Grey Literature: Scholarly Communication in a Digital World Satellite Meeting Sponsored by: IFLA Serials and Other Continuing Resources Section  Co-sponsored by: IFLA National Libraries Section  Date: […]

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Grey Literature Satellite Session Summaries

At the 2019 IFLA WILC satellite meeting on Grey Literature, held in Athens at the SNFCC, on 23 August 2019, the SOCR committee in partnership with the National Libraries Section  hosted numerous speakers that provided insights into grey literature (“greylit”) at their institutions and beyond. Additionally, the committee facilitated two […]

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News from ISSN Directors’ meeting in Morocco

From our colleague, Gaëlle Bequet, Director of the ISSN International Centre The annual meeting of Directors of ISSN Centres was hosted this year by the National Library of the Kingdom of Morocco in Rabat (November 7-10, 2017). Twenty-seven countries were represented with participants coming from Africa, Asia, Europe, North and […]

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Open Access – views from around the globe

In advance of the start of the World Library and Information Congress in Wroclaw, the Serials and Other Continuing Resources Section sponsored, in collaboration with the IFLA Acquisition and Collection Development Section and the European Solidarity Center, a satellite meeting on Open Access: Action Required, which was hosted by the Joseph Conrad-Korzeniowski Voivodeship and […]

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