Category: IFLA

Christina de Castell elected IFLA Vice-Chair North America 2021–2023

Christina de Castell, Chief Librarian & CEO, Vancouver Public Library, has been elected to the IFLA regional division committee and will be serving as the Vice-Chair for North America for 2021–2023. These Committees – a key innovation in IFLA’s governance review – have a mandate not only to strengthen the voice of regions within IFLA, […]

Congrats to GVPL for their IFLA International Marketing Award

Greater Victoria Public Library (Canada) is the 2nd place winner of the IFLA Press Reader International Marketing Award 2020 for their campaign Change Your Mind. GVPL decided that it was time to Change Your Mind, using an integrated brand strategy to transform the way people think about libraries in Greater Victoria and well beyond. Submissions […]

IFLA President’s Meeting – April 7-8 / TORONTO

Participate in the interactive IFLA President’s Meeting planned for April 7-8 at the Sheraton Centre in Toronto including tours and receptions with library leaders from around the world both the day before and after the meeting.  Registration fee is $200. Canadian. With the theme Call to Action: Building the Change Agenda for the Information Profession, […]

Lyon Declaration Update

I trust that all of you are well. The recent IFLA World Library and information Congress in Cape Town has just concluded, and the Lyon Declaration was rightly praised as a great success. In the coming weeks we will be sending out more information on the new framework, the SDGs and their targets, and also […]

Paul Whitney Re-elected to IFLA Governing Board

IFLA ELECTION 2011-2013 The results of the IFLA elections for President-Elect and Governing Board for the term 2011-2013 have just been announced. Paul Whitney, consultant and former chief librarian of the Vancouver Public Library, was re-elected for a second term on the IFLA Governing Board with the second highest number of votes of all candidates. […]