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EIFL ICT classes the highlight of the kids’ week!

EIFL-OA news and events - პარ, 18/08/2017 - 16:39

My name is Alix Halloran and I am GlobalGiving's Field Traveller in West Africa. I spent five months traveling around the region meeting with GlobalGiving's incredible nonprofit partners. I was so excited for the opportunity to spend the day with the regional librarians in Ghana who implement the EIFL Hands-on computer classes!

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WLIC 2017: Access to Programs and Conferences for People with Disabilities: Stories from Three Countries

IFLA - პარ, 18/08/2017 - 00:02

Welcome to our session which adresses the issue of accessibility at conferences. In addition to speakers there will be an open hearing on accessibility at IFLA and other library conferenses.

The session is held in cooperation with the Libraries Serving Persons with Print Disabilities section, and takes place at the Auditorium Hall (Simultaneous Interpretation) on Sunday, August 20th, 12:15-13-30.

Presentations:
1. Accessibility at Conferences for People with Disabilities in Sweden
Heidi Carlsson Asplund, Lerum Main Library, Sweden

2. Universally designed conferences, some Norwegian examples
Knut M. Nygaard, The Norwegian Library of Talking Books and Braille, Norway

3. Accessibility at American Library Conferences
Mike Marlin, California Braille and Talking Book Library, United States

Cataloguing Section events @ WLIC2017

IFLA - ხუთ, 17/08/2017 - 17:22
Cataloguing related events during WLIC2017.

During the Meetings, observers are welcome!

Cataloguing section

  • Open session: Sharing is Caring, Monday 21, 13.45-15.45 (Auditorium Hall SI)

Cataloguing Section Standing Committee

  • Meeting I, Saturday 19, 8.00-10.00 (Conference Room D) Meeting agenda
  • Meeting II, Wednesday 23, 8.00-10.30 (Conference Room B)

FRBR Review Group

  • Meeting I, Tuesday 22, 13.30-16.00: (IASE 1/51) Meeting agenda
  • Meeting II, Wednesday 23, 13.30-16.00 (IASE 1/51)

ISBD Review Group

  • Meeting I, Monday 21, 10.45-13.15 (Conference Room B) Meeting agenda
  • Meeting II, Tuesday 22, 8.00-10.30 (Conference Room C)

ISBD Linked Data Study Group

  • Tuesday 22, 16.15-18.45 (Conference Room C)

LIDATEC

  • Thursday 24, 8.30-10.30 (not in the programme, more information during Standing Committee meetings)

Cataloguing, Bibliography and Subject Analysis and Access sections joint session

  • Open session: IFLA metadata reports, Tuesday 22, 11.45-12.14 (IASE Conference Room).

Committee on Standards

  • Open session on the use of IFLA standards and Linked data, Sunday 20, 13.45-15.45 (Main Court SI)
  • Meeting I, Saturday 19, 12.30-14.30 (IASE 101)
  • Meeting II, Monday 21, 16.15-18.45 (Conference room D)
 
Chronological order:
  • Saturday 19, 8.00-10.00, Cataloguing Section Standing Committee: Meeting I, (Conference Room D)
  • Saturday 19, 12.30-14.30, Committee on Standards: Meeting I, (IASE 101)
  • Sunday 20, 13.45-15.45, Committee on Standards Open session on the use of IFLA standards and Linked data, (Main Court SI)
  • Monday 21, 10.45-13.15, ISBD Review Group: Meeting I, (Conference Room B)
  • Monday 21, 13.45-15.45, Cataloguing section Open session: Sharing is Caring, (Auditorium Hall SI)
  • Monday 21, 16.15-18.45, Committee on Standards: Meeting II, (Conference room D)
  • Tuesday 22, 8.00-10.30, ISBD Review Group: Meeting II, (Conference Room C)
  • Tuesday 22, 11.45-12.14, Open session: IFLA metadata reports, (IASE Conference Room).
  • Tuesday 22, 13.30-16.00, FRBR Review Group: Meeting I, (IASE 1/51)
  • Tuesday 22, 16.15-18.45, ISBD Linked Data Study Group, (Conference Room C)
  • Wednesday 23, 8.00-10.30, Cataloguing Section Standing Committee: Meeting II, (Conference Room B)
  • Wednesday 23, 13.30-16.00, FRBR Review Group: Meeting II, (IASE 1/51)
  • Thursday 24, 8.30-10.30, LIDATEC, (room to be defined, information during Standing Committee meetings)

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Freedom of Access to Information and Freedom of Expression events at the World Library and Information Congress (WLIC), Wroclaw 2017

IFLA - ოთხ, 16/08/2017 - 17:00

Session 030: Business Meeting I, 19 August, 10:15 – 12:15, Oval 11

Session 130: Business Meeting II, 22 August, 08:00 -10:30, Conference Room A

Session 151a: Can we be Neutral about NeutralityFAIFE Flash Session, 22 August 13:15 – 13:45, Main Court

Rising concerns about fake news, calls for filtering or censorship of materials expressing (perceived) extremist views, and long-standing challenges about what libraries should or should not offer their users have fed discussions about the place of neutrality in librarianship today. What does it mean to be "neutral", and is this still a worthwhile objective?

Session 160: Information Inequality, FAIFE Open Session, 13:45 – 15:45, Main Court (SI)

Twenty years ago, we worried about the “digital divide” and hoped that it would be resolved by the simple expansion of Internet access the country and around the world. But while billions of people now have access to the Internet—in one way or another—not all access is equal. The FAIFE session this year explores three kinds of “information inequality” that remain or have become real issues for the world’s Internet users.

Session 232: Being Open About Open, Joint FAIFE/CLM/ARL Session, 24 August,10:45 – 12:45, IASE Conference

‘Open Access’ publications represent a growing share of total scholarly output, and the principle that research outputs should be free to read is increasingly accepted by institutions and governments alike. Yet this is still a rapidly developing field, with questions as to effectiveness, financial sustainability, and how to ensure that it realises its potential to ensure that the right research can get to the people who need it. This session will consider a variety of perspectives, and feed discussion about what more can be done.

     

Copyright and Other Legal Matters at the World Library and Information Congress (WLIC)

IFLA - ოთხ, 16/08/2017 - 16:55

The Copyright and Other Legal Matters (CLM) Strategic Programme represents the voice of the international library community in copyright and other legal concerns.

CLM strongly advocates at the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO), Geneva, for a minimum international standard of exceptions and limitations to copyright, alongside partner organisations. More information on the outcomes of the last Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR) at WIPO can be found here.

CLM is also active in issues relating to economic and legal barriers to the acquisition and use of library resources and effective library services, subscription and license agreements, legal issues relevant to broader access to knowledge, in particular online and a wide range of other legal matters of international significance to libraries and librarianship.

At this years’ World Library and Information Congress (WLIC) in Wroclaw, Poland, CLM Committee members have organised the below sessions:

 

Breaking News – Burning Issues and Emerging Challenges in Copyright - Copyright and other Legal Matters (SI) (Session 119), Monday, 21 August, 16:00 – 18:00, Main Court (SI)

This session will offer a crash course in the key arguments and issues for copyright in libraries today. As discussions rage, both inside and outside of legislatures, about the best way of keeping laws up to date with digital technologies, the first half of this session will ask if fair dealing or fair use – more flexible exceptions based on principles rather than strictly applied rules – are the best answer. The second half will focus on issues which are likely to take up more and more attention in the coming year, thanks to political, legal and technological change.

Chair: Winston Tabb (Johns Hopkins University, United States)

16:00 - 17:00 – Debate: Fair Use / Fair Dealing Is the Most Helpful Copyright Exception for Libraries

  • Victoria Owen (Library, University of Toronto Scarborough, Canada)
  • James G. Neal (Columbia University, United States)
  • Denise Nicholson (Scholarly Communications and Copyright Services Office University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa)
  • Jessica Coates (Australian Libraries Copyright Committee and Australian Library and Information Association, Australia)

17:00 - 18:00 – Emerging Issues

  • Ancillary Copyright, Armin Talke (Berlin State Library, Germany)
  • The Court of Justice of the European Union Ruling on E-Lending, and its Impact in Europe and Beyond, Vincent Bonnet (European Bureau of Library, Information and Documentation Association (EBLIDA), Netherlands)
  • 3D Printing and Libraries, Agnieszka Koszowska

 

Models for Copyright Education in Information Literacy Programs - Copyright and Other Legal Matters with Information Literacy (Session 184/Off-site 8)Wednesday, 22 August, 8:30 – 15:30, Off-site 8, University of Lower Silesia, Strzegomska 55, 53-611, Wrocław, Poland

The purpose of this day-long event is to discuss models for education on copyright, licensing, and other legal matters within the scope of information literacy programs. The session will focus on effective teaching methods of the full range of copyright and licensing issues for libraries, research and publication, and education: exclusive rights, copyright duration, limitations and exceptions, digital copyright, licensing in the digital environment, applications of the law nationally, the international copyright system, and the legal framework for open access licensing. The offsite session will be devoted to methodologies for providing a comprehensive knowledge of the legal landscape for copyright, licensing, and related legal and policy matters in libraries and universities. Registration The offsite session is available to 2017 WLIC conference participants at no extra charge, but requires registration. A WLIC badge will be required to enter the program venue. Registration  for this offsite session is open from 1 May – 15 July 2017 or until session is full. Capacity is limited to 100 participants. For Registration & for more information go to: https://uwm.edu/informationstudies/research/partnerships/models-for-copyright-education/

 

Being Open About Open - Academic & Research Libraries, FAIFE and Copyright and Other Legal Matters (Session 232), Thursday, 24 August, 10:45 – 12:45, IASE Conference Room

‘Open Access’ publications represent a growing share of total scholarly output, and the principle that research outputs should be free to read is increasingly accepted by institutions and governments alike. Yet this is still a rapidly developing field, with questions as to effectiveness, financial sustainability, and how to ensure that it realises its potential to ensure that the right research can get to the people who need it. This session will consider a variety of perspectives, and feed discussion about what more can be done.

  1. Re-envisioning a Future of Scholarly Communication, Chris Hartgerink (Tilburg University, Netherlands)
  2. Towards Open Science: China’s Scientific Research and Libraries, Xiang Yang Huang (National Science Library, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China), Yan Zhao (National Science Library, Chinese Academy of Science, China), Dong Rong Zhang (National Science Library, Chinese Academy of Science, China), Jing Yu Liu (National Science Library, Chinese Academy of Science, China), Cen Zhang (National Science Library, Chinese Academy of Science)
  3. What it Takes to Make ‘Open' the Default, Vanessa Proudman Monen (SPARC Europe, Netherlands)
  4. The Mining "Revolution"; Are Libraries Supporting Researchers or Publishers?, Peter Murray-Rust (ContentMine, United Kingdom)
  5. Altruism as the Founding Pillar for Open Monograph Publishing in the Global South, Reggie Raju (University of Cape Town, South Africa)

 

During WLIC, the Committee will also gather in two business meetings:

Business Meeting I, CLM, Saturday, 19 August, 12:30 – 14:30, Conference Room D (Session 037)

Business Meeting II, CLM, Thursday, 24 August, 13:30 – 16:00, Conference Room A (Session 236)

Open Science Fair 2017 Workshop: Organising High Quality Research Data Management Services for Open Science

LIBER news - სამ, 15/08/2017 - 13:23

The Open Science Fair 2017 is an international conference that will take place in Athens, Greece, September 6th-8th 2017 and it is organized as “an emblematic initiative of four EU projects in the area of Open Science: OpenAIRE, OpenUP, FOSTER and OpenMinTeD“. The purpose of this conference is to bring together different stakeholders (funders, policy…

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Open science in Estonia

EIFL-OA news and events - სამ, 15/08/2017 - 11:35
BACKGROUND

Open access (OA) has been on the radar In Estonia since 2009. University of Tartu Library was one of the early adopters of OA, joining the international community in the annual OA Week celebrations from 2010 onwards, and organizing events to initiate debates on OA and Open Research Data.

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WLIC 2017, events for AVMS

IFLA - სამ, 15/08/2017 - 10:52

AVMS section meetings

You are more than welcome to join the AVMS Section meetings, if you want to know more about the work or if you consider to become a member.

Our first meeting is Saturday 19 August 10:15-12:15, our second is planned for Tuesday 22 August 13:30-16:00.


Workshop

Wendsday 23 August: "Video production. Informing, communicating and disseminating knowledge using audio-visual content" at Wrocław University of Science and Technology. Only for already registered participant's


Open Session

Thursday 24 August 13:45-15:45: Open Session (Session 242) with the theme: Media is the Message: Critical Use of Video in the Digital Agea. Audiovisual and Multimedia Section, Information Literacy Section and School Libraries Sections


New Twitter account

We also have a new Twitter account, https://twitter.com/ifla_avms. We welcome followers of the old account and new followers to join us.


Hope to see you in Wrocław!

Call for Participation Grant Application: 2017 IFLA Interlending and Document Supply Conference

IFLA - სამ, 15/08/2017 - 03:06

Call for Participation Grant Application: 2017 IFLA Interlending and Document Supply Conference

2017 IFLA Interlending and Document Supply Conference

4-6 October 2017
Paris, France

The IFLA Document Delivery and Resource Sharing Section has a pleasure to announce the 2017 ILDS Conference Participation Grants for the librarians from the region who normally cannot attend IFLA events due to financial or other reasons. The regions available for the grants are Francophone countries in Africa and countries in Northern Africa. The grants will include the cost of travel to and from Paris, the registration fee and hotel accommodation.

Interested applicants are welcome to submit:

  • A short CV; including information about English language skills
  • A short application letter in which the applicant’s professional focus and the benefit of the ILDS Conference for his/her job is clearly stated;
  • Estimation of travel costs to Paris from applicant’s country.

There are a limited number of grants. The grant recipients are required to submit a written report from the conference, which will be published in the Section’s web site and if possible, in local library journals. 

Deadline

The application should be sent by email to the Information Coordinator of the IFLA ILDS Section, Peter Bae to: sbae [at] princeton.edu by 30 August 2017. Successful applicants will be notified in September.

Please see the conference website (http://www.ilds2017.org/) for full details on the 2017 IFLA Interlending and Document Supply Conference.

More information

Mr. Pentti Vattulainen
Chair, IFLA DDRS Section
Director, National Repository Library, Finland
pentti.vattulainen [at] nrl.fi

Call for Participation Grant Application: 2017 IFLA Interlending and Document Supply Conference

IFLA - სამ, 15/08/2017 - 03:06

Call for Participation Grant Application: 2017 IFLA Interlending and Document Supply Conference

2017 IFLA Interlending and Document Supply Conference

4-6 October 2017
Paris, France

The IFLA Document Delivery and Resource Sharing Section has a pleasure to announce the 2017 ILDS Conference Participation Grants for the librarians from the region who normally cannot attend IFLA events due to financial or other reasons. The regions available for the grants are Francophone countries in Africa and countries in Northern Africa. The grants will include the cost of travel to and from Paris, the registration fee and hotel accommodation.

Interested applicants are welcome to submit:

  • A short CV; including information about English language skills
  • A short application letter in which the applicant’s professional focus and the benefit of the ILDS Conference for his/her job is clearly stated;
  • Estimation of travel costs to Paris from applicant’s country.

There are a limited number of grants. The grant recipients are required to submit a written report from the conference, which will be published in the Section’s web site and if possible, in local library journals. 

Deadline

The application should be sent by email to the Information Coordinator of the IFLA ILDS Section, Peter Bae to: sbae [at] princeton.edu by 30 August 2017. Successful applicants will be notified in September.

Please see the conference website (http://www.ilds2017.org/) for full details on the 2017 IFLA Interlending and Document Supply Conference.

More information

Mr. Pentti Vattulainen
Chair, IFLA DDRS Section
Director, National Repository Library, Finland
pentti.vattulainen [at] nrl.fi

Look out for the IFLA Environment, Sustainability and Libraries SIG's Activities in Berlin & Wroclaw

IFLA - სამ, 15/08/2017 - 01:38
Download - ENSULIB Program Flyer, 2017

ENSULIB Satellite:  16th –17th Aug Berlin, Germany

Theme: “Collaborative Strategies for Successful Green Libraries: Buildings, Management, Programs and Services".

IFLA Green Library Award: Session 154 - 22nd Aug Wroclaw, Poland

ENSULIB joint session with Public Libraries Section: Session 190 - 23rd Aug Wroclaw, Poland

Theme: "More than Green: Sustainability of practice - Public Libraries & the 2030 United Nations Agenda"

Please contact:

Convenor: Harri.Sahavirta@hel.fi 

Secretary: Petra.Hauke@hu-berlin.de

Look out for the IFLA Environment, Sustainability and Libraries SIG's Activities in Berlin & Wroclaw

IFLA - სამ, 15/08/2017 - 01:38
Download - ENSULIB Program Flyer, 2017

ENSULIB Satellite:  16th –17th Aug Berlin, Germany

Theme: “Collaborative Strategies for Successful Green Libraries: Buildings, Management, Programs and Services".

IFLA Green Library Award: Session 154 - 22nd Aug Wroclaw, Poland

ENSULIB joint session with Public Libraries Section: Session 190 - 23rd Aug Wroclaw, Poland

Theme: "More than Green: Sustainability of practice - Public Libraries & the 2030 United Nations Agenda"

Please contact:

Convenor: Harri.Sahavirta@hel.fi 

Secretary: Petra.Hauke@hu-berlin.de

Look out for the CPDWL posters at the IFLA WLIC in Wroclaw!

IFLA - ორშ, 14/08/2017 - 20:52

The CPDWL team have developed a series of posters to communicate the importance of CPD – and that everyone in our profession needs to play a part.

 

The poster focuses on the IFLA Guidelines for Continuing Professional Development: Principles and Best Practices.

 

We all know that the future of the LIS sector depends on ensuring that our high quality professionals have the knowledge and expertise to design and deliver information services which meet the current and future needs of their communities. Our poster articulates the importance of CPD for all stakeholders: individual learners, employers, professional associations, LIS educators and training providers. It argues that to be a five-star profession, all players must commit to the principles of best practice in CPD and work together to create and support opportunities for ongoing learning and development.

 

The poster not only aims to increase awareness of the value of CPD in general and of the IFLA Guidelines for CPD resources in particular, but also to promote the work of the IFLA Section for CPDWL. It is designed to be displayed in libraries, information centres and training environments across the world.  We have translations prepared in all the IFLA official languages – plus quite a few others! The CPDWL community has worked together to create the posters in English, French, German, Spanish, Arabic, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, Swedish, Norwegian, Italian – and of course Polish!

 

If you are at IFLA, please visit the poster displays 179/180 to see the posters in all the different languages.  The posters are on the IFLA CPDWL website [ https://www.ifla.org/cpdwl/conferences]

 

The Creative Commons licence allows for translation into other languages as well. If you are interested in translating your poster into your own language, please contact Gill Hallam g.hallam@qut.edu.au to get a copy of the master file.

Look out for the CPDWL posters at the IFLA WLIC in Wroclaw!

IFLA - ორშ, 14/08/2017 - 20:52

The CPDWL team have developed a series of posters to communicate the importance of CPD – and that everyone in our profession needs to play a part.

 

The poster focuses on the IFLA Guidelines for Continuing Professional Development: Principles and Best Practices.

 

We all know that the future of the LIS sector depends on ensuring that our high quality professionals have the knowledge and expertise to design and deliver information services which meet the current and future needs of their communities. Our poster articulates the importance of CPD for all stakeholders: individual learners, employers, professional associations, LIS educators and training providers. It argues that to be a five-star profession, all players must commit to the principles of best practice in CPD and work together to create and support opportunities for ongoing learning and development.

 

The poster not only aims to increase awareness of the value of CPD in general and of the IFLA Guidelines for CPD resources in particular, but also to promote the work of the IFLA Section for CPDWL. It is designed to be displayed in libraries, information centres and training environments across the world.  We have translations prepared in all the IFLA official languages – plus quite a few others! The CPDWL community has worked together to create the posters in English, French, German, Spanish, Arabic, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, Swedish, Norwegian, Italian – and of course Polish!

 

If you are at IFLA, please visit the poster displays 179/180 to see the posters in all the different languages.  The posters are on the IFLA CPDWL website [ https://www.ifla.org/cpdwl/conferences]

 

The Creative Commons licence allows for translation into other languages as well. If you are interested in translating your poster into your own language, please contact Gill Hallam g.hallam@qut.edu.au to get a copy of the master file.

Professional Committee meeting agenda for 18 August 2017

IFLA - ორშ, 14/08/2017 - 15:05

This is the Draft Agenda for the Professional Committee meeting, 08:30 - 11:00, Friday 18 August 2017, Imperial Hall, Wrocław, Poland.

Welcome and Apologies

1.  General Business

1.1  Approval of Agenda
1.2  Minutes of previous meeting 31 March 2017
1.3  Notes from previous meeting
1.4  Action list from previous meeting
1.5  Notes from workshop 31 March 2017
 
2.  Professional Programme Development Plan: implementation  

2.1  Objective 1: improve the quality and impact of work
2.1.1  How to define a dynamic Unit – follow up in 2017
2.1.2  WLIC 2017 PC’s programme
2.1.3  WLIC Off-site sessions guidelines
2.1.4  WLIC Division programme guidelines

2.2  Objective 2: Strengthen communications
2.2.1  Project support tools – Survey Gizmo, Basecamp 3
2.2.2  IFLA publishing activities report

2.3  Objective 3: Demonstrate performance and impact
2.3.1  Professional recognition
 
3.  Business matters

3.1  PC Funds 2017, 2nd Quarter report
3.2  Handover to the incoming Professional Committee

4.  Procedural matters

4.1  Procedural matters approved since the last meeting
4.2  Division issues (Division Chairs with issues to raise)
4.3  Special Interest Group reviews
4.4  Endorsement of Linked Data Technical Sub-committee
 
5.  Any other business

6.  Dates of next meetings

Wrocław, Poland: Friday 25 August 2017: 09.00 – 17.00 (new Governing Board).
The Hague, Netherlands: dates to be confirmed: Monday 11 December – Wednesday 13 December 2017 (new Governing Board).

Un acceso significativo a la información para no dejar a nadie atrás: Lanzamiento del Informe DA2I 2017

IFLA - ორშ, 14/08/2017 - 13:08

NUEVA YORK, 17 de julio de 2017 —

La Federación Internacional de Asociaciones de Bibliotecarios y Bibliotecas (IFLA), en colaboración con el Grupo de Tecnología y Cambio Social de la Universidad de Washington (TASCHA) presentó en el día de hoy el primer informe sobre Desarrollo y Acceso a la Información (DA2I) en la Biblioteca Pública de Nueva York, durante el Foro Político de Alto Nivel de las Naciones Unidas.

El Informe DA2I demuestra lo importante que es el acceso a la información para el desarrollo, y defiende y promueve un apoyo coordinado y sostenido de todas las partes para garantizar dicho acceso. Demuestra cómo el acceso significativo a la información, con el apoyo de las bibliotecas, contribuye a alcanzar los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible de las Naciones Unidas, y hace un seguimiento del progreso que los países están realizando para cumplir sus compromisos en función de la Agenda 2030 de las Naciones Unidas.

A medida que progresa la implementación de la Agenda para el Desarrollo Sostenible, la necesidad de subrayar aquellos factores que retrasan el desarrollo en todas nuestras sociedades se torna cada vez más y más urgente. Pocos factores son tan perniciosos como la pobreza informativa- la falta de acceso o capacidad de utilizar la información necesaria para impulsar económica y socialmente la creación de sociedades inclusivas. La Presidenta de la IFLA Donna Scheeder destacó lo siguiente: “No existe el desarrollo sostenible sin acceso a la información. Y no existe un acceso a la información significativo e inclusivo sin bibliotecas.” 

Además de los cambios a las regulaciones y la inversión en infraestructura necesarios para garantizar que todos tengan la posibilidad práctica de conectarse en línea, el informe convoca a la realización de un esfuerzo coordinado para garantizar que las personas puedan tener la confianza y las habilidades necesarias para optimizar el uso de Internet. Esto requerirá contribuciones de todos los niveles de gobierno y de todos los grupos interesados. 

A fin de realizar un seguimiento del progreso de los Estados Miembro, el informe presenta una serie de indicadores de la línea de base, utilizando conjuntos de datos establecidos, y proporcionando el aporte de expertos internacionales que demuestran cómo el acceso a la información ya está haciendo una diferencia. El informe se centra este año en cuatro Objetivos de Desarrollo (ODS) destacados en el Foro Político de Alto Nivel de las Naciones Unidas del año en curso, a saber: agricultura (ODS2), salud (ODS3), igualdad de género (OCS5) e infraestructura e innovación (ODS9).

Las bibliotecas, como centros públicos confiables y preexistentes, con una perspectiva global y una marcada comprensión de las necesidades locales, son socios fundamentales de los gobiernos para alcanzar los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible. La IFLA está trabajando a nivel global para garantizar que se reconozca el aporte fundamental de las bibliotecas al desarrollo.  También ha firmado acuerdos con representantes de 73 países, comprometiéndose a trabajar con ellos para lograr un entendimiento de la Agenda 2030 de las Naciones Unidas a nivel nacional y regional, y a involucrarse en los procesos de planificación, monitoreo e implementación de los Planes Nacionales de Desarrollo. 

El Secretario General de la IFLA, Gerald Leitner, remarcó lo siguiente: “El sector bibliotecario es único. Es una comunidad global de millones de instituciones que comparten los mismos valores y objetivos. La IFLA, como voz global de las bibliotecas, está orgullosa de poder aportar este potencial para respaldar el desarrollo. Creo que juntos podemos lograrlo. Ciertamente, el sector bibliotecario está listo”.

El informe puede descargarse de la página oficial de DA2I en: DA2I.ifla.org

Para obtener más información consulte el sitio: DA2I@ifla.org 

Las fotos del evento y recepción del lanzamiento de DA2I se encuentran en: https://flic.kr/s/aHskZNYSkx

Vea los discursos del evento de lanzamiento del DA2I: https://vimeo.com/album/4717414

Acerca del DA2I

El Informe de Desarrollo y Acceso a la Información (DA2I, por sus siglas en inglés) es un proyecto conjunto entre la Federación Internacional de Asociaciones de Bibliotecarios y Bibliotecas (IFLA) y el Grupo de Tecnología y Cambio Social (TASCHA, por sus siglas en inglés) de la Facultad de Ciencias de la Información de la Universidad de Washington. Este proyecto demuestra cómo el acceso a la información y las bibliotecas contribuyen a alcanzar los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible de las Naciones Unidas. El informe DA2I fue concebido como parte de la Declaración de Lyon sobre el Acceso a la Información y el Desarrollo, con el apoyo de más de 600 signatarios, e insta a las instituciones y asociaciones globales a “garantizar que todos tengan acceso y puedan comprender, utilizar y compartir la información necesaria para promover el desarrollo sostenible y las sociedades democráticas”. Más detalles sobre el informe pueden obtenerse aquí: DA2I.ifla.org/about 

Acerca de la IFLA

La Federación Internacional de Asociaciones de Bibliotecarios y Bibliotecas (IFLA) es el principal organismo internacional que representa los intereses de las bibliotecas y los servicios de información y sus usuarios. Es la voz global de las bibliotecas y de los profesionales de la información.

Acerca de TASCHA

El Grupo de Tecnología y Cambio Social de la Facultad de Ciencias de la Información de la Universidad de Washington explora el diseño, el uso y los efectos de las tecnologías de la información y comunicación en las comunidades que enfrentan desafíos sociales y económicos.

Incoming Professional Committee members

IFLA - ორშ, 14/08/2017 - 12:20

Full results of the election of IFLA Governing Board 2017-2019 were announced in June.

The Professional Committee is composed of:

  • The PC Chair: Raissa Teodori, Italy
  • 5 Division Chairs:
    • Chair Division I: Vicki McDonald, Australia
    • Chair Division II: Ann Okerson, United States of America
    • Chair Division III: Maja Žumer, Slovenia
    • Chair Division IV: Antonia Arahova, Greece
    • Chair Division V: Sueli Mara Soares Pinto Ferreira, Brazil
  • The President-elect: Christine Mackenzie (Australia)
  • 2 Members of the Governing Board (to be elected in the first meeting of the incoming Governing Board on 25 August 2017).
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