October 25, 2014

Video: World Book and Copyright Day Comments by IFLA President Ingrid Parent

April 23, 2012 is World Book and Copyright Day sponsored by UNESCO. Ingrid Parent, President of IFLA (International Federation of Library Associations), issued a video statement about the importance of books. World Book Night also takes place today. From a Text Summary of Parent’s Comments: In her video message, IFLA President Ingrid Parent addressed the […]

Canadian Library Briefs: IFLA's News President and a Possible Work Stoppage in Ontario

1. University of British Columbia University Librarian First Canadian to Head Global Group (via UBC Public Affairs) A bit more here. 2. University of Western Ontario: Librarians, archivists in legal strike position See Also: U. of Western Librarians and Archivists Committee: UWOFA-LA Strike FAQ and UWOFA-LA Strike FAQ – Faculty