Content tagged United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
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- ‘Reading Journeys’ Satellite meeting cancelled
It is with heavy hearts that ‘Reading Journeys’ the Satellite program being organised in Oxford by four IFLA Professional Units will not go ahead. On behalf of the IFLA’s...
News - 13 March 2020
- SIG's Action Plan for 2019-20 and Call for Papers for WLIC 2020 Session Now Online
The Library History Special Interest Group is about to embark on a series of projects on oral histories of the world's librarians, hence the theme for its session at this conference – a...
News - 12 January 2020
- Promoting Cross-Border Connections between Libraries and the IFLA Strategy: An Interview on the UK Working Internationally Initiative
IFLA’s Strategy 2019-2024 is driving efforts to create an inspired, engaged, enabled and connected library field. Success will depend on libraries and library associations being ready to...
News - 8 January 2020
- Placing Information at the Heart of Good Governance: Government Libraries Conference
On 5-6 December 2019, the IFLA Government Libraries Section organised a conference on Informed Parliaments, Engaged Citizens, Effective Governments. Participants from around the world explored the...
News - 6 December 2019
- December 2019 Mid-Term Conference now open for registration
The Government Libraries Mid-Term Conference in London is now open for registrations. See the Events webpage for further details.
News - 3 November 2019
- IFLA Government Libraries Section Mid-Term Conference
In 2019 in the context of its work on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the United Nations is focussing in particular on SDG 16: Peace, justice and strong institutions. This goal is core...
Event - 1 November 2019
- Availability, License Terms and Pricing of eBooks: an Interview with Rebecca Giblin
ELending is becoming increasingly important and is already well-established in many countries. While jurisdictions approach the lending of eBooks and other digital material in many different ways...
News - 12 April 2019
Tags: Access to information, Access to knowledge, Accessibility, Advocacy, Australia, Canada, Copyright, Copyright exceptions and limitations, eBooks, eLending, eLending for Libraries, Intellectual property, Licensing, New Zealand, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, United States of America, Interview, CLM (Committee on Copyright and other Legal Matters)
- CILIP Conference 2018
The Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP) is the leading professional body for librarians, information specialists and knowledge managers, with members in the UK and...
Event - 22 May 2018
- IFLA at Mozfest
Our participation to Mozfest was a blast. We met new people and learned a lot from them. Read about the experience and learn the new web literacy tools Mozilla made available to all. One...
News - 16 November 2017
Tags: Access to information, Access to knowledge, Advocacy, Cooperation, Freedom of expression, Freedom of information, Internet access, Knowledge society, Open access, Open source, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
- ASCEL Conference 2017
A conference for leaders of School Library Services and Public Library Services for Children & Young People The ASCEL (Association of Senior Children's and Education...
Event - 10 November 2017
- Affirmation, Opportunity: IFLA Presents on Libraries and the Sustainable Development Goals at the CILIP Conference
IFLA attended the CILIP Annual Conference, held in Manchester, UK, on 5-6 July. At a time where libraries in the UK are facing drastic cuts, this was a welcome opportunity to share new ideas and...
News - 27 July 2017
- Different Paths, Same Principles – Discussing Library Codes of Ethics
The work of libraries in providing access to knowledge is not a simple one. As well as much discussed constraints linked to levels of funding, staffing and copyright laws, librarians and library...
News - 23 December 2016
Tags: Access to information, Code of Ethics, Croatia, Freedom of expression, Ireland, Professional ethics, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, FAIFE (Committee on Freedom of Access to Information and Freedom of Expression)
- Mid-year Meeting 2017 - Multicultural Populations
The mid-term meeting will be hosted by The Britsh Library. Details to follow.
Event - 16 November 2016
- EUROLIS Seminar 2016
EUROLIS (the consortium of librarians from European cultural institutes in London) invites you to a one-day seminar focusing on the role of libraries in the fight for human rights....
Event - 15 November 2016
- EBLIDA Expert Group on Information Law Spring Meeting
The spring meeting of EBLIDA EGIL (Expert Group on Information Law) takes place on Thursday 19 May to Friday 20 May (09:30am-3:30pm BST) at CILIP’s offices in London, United Kingdom...
Event - 29 April 2016
- Information History: Perspectives and Prospects | CILIP Library & Information History Group Annual Conference 2016
Information History: Perspectives and Prospects | CILIP Library & Information History Group Annual Conference 2016 Date: Friday, 6 May 2016 Organized by: CILIP Library and...
News - 23 March 2016
- CILIP Ireland / Library Association of Ireland Annual Joint Conference 2015
CILIP/Ireland's annual joint conference and exhibition regularly attracts delegates from all sectors of the library and information world throughout Ireland and the UK. Learn, discuss...
Event - 26 January 2015
- Libraries and privacy in the digital age
The Freedom of Access to Information and Freedom of Expression (FAIFE) Committee of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) will hold a one-day seminar at...
Event - 26 January 2015
- Papers from the Public Libraries Satellite in Birmingham now available
The Public Libraries Section's Satellite was held at the iconic Library of Birmingham 12-13 August. Over 150 participants from around the world came together to listen to an excting...
News - 5 September 2014
- Public Library Futures in a global digital world. Birmingham 12-13 August 2014
PROGRAM Day 1 Brian Gambles : Presentation Eva Wilenius: Presentation, Paper Huang Qunqing: Presentation, Paper Sarah Dudek & Vera Binz...
Publication - 4 September 2014
- Public Library Program for Birmingham Days Away from Launch
Final details are being tweaked before the program launch next week. Speakers from Finland, China, Germany, Denmark, Australia, Spain, Lithuania. Sweden, the Netherlands, USA and (our hosts) the...
News - 11 April 2014
- Public Libraries Satellite Meeting
Organised by the Public Libraries Section of IFLA, in collaboration with CILIP and the Society of Chief Librarians in England, this satellite conference is hosted by the new Library of...
Event - 13 January 2014
- Public Libraries Satellite Birmingham - Call for Proposals
In a rapidly changing environment it is timely to examine the future of public libraries. The conference theme Public Library Futures in a global digital world? will focus on the themes of...
News - 13 January 2014
- Public Library Futures in a global digital world
Public Library Futures in a global digital world is the theme for the 2014 IFLA Public Libraries Satellite Conference. Organised by the Public Libraries Section of IFLA, in collaboration...
News - 9 January 2014
- Mid Term Meeting 2014 Announcement for Section Members
The meeting for School Libraries Section members will take place from 7-9th April 2014 in London, UK. The programme and agendas are currently in development but do check out the events pages...
News - 11 October 2013
- E-Lending review in English public libraries
The department of Culture, Media and Sport in the UK today published the Sieghart review on E-lending in English public libraries. This government commissioned review states that E-...
News - 27 March 2013
- IFLA and CILIP Discuss the Challenges of eBooks in Libraries - Presentations now available
On the 21st of February 2013 the IFLA Management of Library Associations (MLAS) Committee and the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP) invited participants to...
News - 19 March 2013
- E-Books in Libraries: A Global Question of Survival?
[PDF] | [MS Word] The transformation of the media market and the emergence of eBooks is causing great changes to library models worldwide. The answers we find to the challenges emerging,...
Event - 14 January 2013
- Getting the message right
BSLA Case Study - 29 July 2011
- Library Advocacy: Sharing and Learning from National and International Experiences
This one-day conference—aimed at library and information professionals in all sectors and at all levels—focuses on providing tools and sharing expertise for library advocacy in the...
Event - 8 April 2011
Tags: Advocacy, Best practices, Conference, Freedom of information, Library and information science education, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, FAIFE (Committee on Freedom of Access to Information and Freedom of Expression)
- ISBD/XML Study Group meeting
Draft Agenda Opening of the meeting, apologies and adoption of the agenda Revision of registered elements and definitions following approved ISBD...
Event - 23 February 2011
- LILAC 2011
LILAC 2011 will be held 18th - 20th April 2011 at the British Library in London. See http://lilacconference.com/WP/
Event - 3 September 2010