IFLA WLIC Feature Articles

Reports, interviews and other big stories.

21 August 2014

IFLA WLIC 2016 = Columbus, Ohio!!!!

During the Closing Session, IFLA President Sinikka Sipilä officially announced the host location for the World Library and Information Congress 2016.

Honours and Awards at the Closing Session

During the Closing Session on 21 August, IFLA President Sinikka Sipilä and IFLA Professional Committee Chair Lynne Rudasill conferred the following honours and awards

Interview du récipiendaire 2014 de la bourse « Dr Shawky Salem Conference Grant »

Bassim Faris, Development and E-library Advisor, United Nations Relief and Work Agency (UNRWA), Amman, Jordanie.  Dr Shawky Salem (gauche) et Bassim Mohmmad Faris Saleh (droite)

Interview with Georges Kepenekian (in French)

Georges Kepenekian, first Deputy Mayor of Lyon, in charge of culture, large events and citizens' rights, addresses questions on how access to information supports development and how libraries contribute to the development of society.

Impressions of posters

For those who have not been able to make it to the posters presentations, or the congress, we have some impressions of ten poster presenters... interviews.

L’IFLA Lyon 2014, lieu de rencontres : rencontre d’une des volontaires Brigitte Clément


Vous êtes volontaire à l’IFLA cette année. Êtes-vous bibliothécaire ?

Non...

Inner and outer beauty : crafting new libraries and visiting them

1001 Before You Die"1001 libraries to see before you die" launched, and Public Library of the Year 2014 award presented at the session hosted by IFLA’s Public Libraries Section and Library Buildings and Equipment Section.

Marc Chauveinc, 1929-2014

Marc Chauveinc passed away last month. French professional, General Inspector of libraries, he was well known for his skills in organising and in promoting the French language, especially within IFLA.

Mass internet surveillance: what libraries can do

As the Snowden's revelations made it clear, mass internet and telecommunications surveillance are a reality in today's world....