30 March 2012
The NILP SIG meeting
The IFLA National Information and Library Policy Special Interest Group (NILP SIG) will be holding a programme at the 2012 IFLA Congress in Helsinki. The session will take place on Tuesday 14 August, 13.45-15.45 (1:45-3:45pm).
The programme will be consisted of three parts: keynote presentation, special report, and subject presentations.
Mr.Winston Roberts (National Library of New Zealand) will serve as a moderator for the meeting.
Each presenter and theme is as follows:
Keynote presentation: Bruno Racine, National Library of France
Special report: The result of "A Study on National Information & Library Policy of Major Countries", Korea.
- Carol Priestley, Network for Information & Digital Access (NIDA), UK
Supporting knowledge-based societies: developing national policy for libraries
- Barbro Wigell-Ryyna”nen Ministry of Education and Culture Finland
Finnish Public Library Policy - Ensuring High-Quality Services
- Michele Farrell, Institute of Museum and Library Services, USA
The Role of Government in U.S. Library Development