Events Calendar

Discover opportunities to engage and connect with the global library field!

03 May
04 May

HERMES Project Meeting

Location: Santander, Spain

IFLA is participating in a key project meeting as part of the EU-funded HERMES project on strengthening digital resource sharing during COVID-19 and beyond. 

From: Copyright and Access to Knowledge
04 May
05 May

UN Science, Technology and Innovation Forum 2022: Side Event on Open Access and Development

Location: Online

IFLA will be participating at a side-event at this year's United Nations Science, Technology and Innovation Forum organised by University College, Dublin, and focused on "Open Science and Digital Innovation in SDG Education, Research and Science Policy Interfaces".

From: Powering Sustainable Development

PAC Open Webinar 3/10: Conservation approach in digitisation projects

Location:

Join PAC Poland for the 3rd of 10 webinars covering all aspects of digitisation projects.

From: Preservation and Conservation (PAC) Centres

Places that Care For People: Public Libraries and Trauma

Location: Online (1.00pm-2.30pm CET)

From: Public Libraries Section
06 May

Bibliotecas: lugares que cuidam das pessoas

Location: Online: Não é necessária inscrição prévia

Esse é o tema do webinar "Bibliotecas: lugares que cuidam das pessoas”  organizado pela Seção de Bibliotecas Públicas da IFLA.

From: Public Libraries Section
09 May
13 May

WIPO SCCR 42

Location: Geneva, Switzerland

The 42nd meeting of the World Intellectual Property Organization's Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (WIPO SCCR) meets on 9-13 March 2022 in Geneva, Switzerland.

From: Copyright and Access to Knowledge
10 May
13 May

Heritage Istanbul Fair and Conference

Location: Istanbul Lutfi Kirdar International Convention and Exhibition Centre – Rumeli Hall, Istanbul Turkey

IFLA President Barbara Lison and Ertuğrul Çimen, member of IFLA's Europe Regional Division Committee will speak at the Heritage Istanbul Fair and Conference, the most prominent event in Turkey around issues like conservation, restoration, archaeology, museum, technology fair. The discussion will be moderated by Tuba Akbayturk Canak. 

From: Europe Regional Division
18 May
20 May

Metropolitan Libraries Conference 2022 – Oslo, Norway

Location: Oslo, Norway - Deichman Bjørvika Public Library

Don’t miss this! Register now for MetLib 2022 in Oslo, Norway. MetLib 2022’s theme is "Fostering Resilient Cities. How can public libraries support communities through challenging times and crises?"

From: Metropolitan Libraries Section
19 May

Fascinating Facets: Recent Developments in Genre and Form Vocabularies

Location: Online (via Zoom)

The development of genre and form vocabularies as a facet of information retrieval has gathered increasing attention in recent years. Attendees will learn some of the background history of genre and form applications and the exciting innovations that make these vocabularies relevant and useful to today’s catalog users.

From: Subject Analysis and Access Section

Knowledge Rights 21 Webinar: The empty library – the urgency of solutions to unsustainable eBook markets

Location: Online

The freedom for libraries to acquire books and develop a collection. A relic of a pre-digital age? Or an ongoing issue in dire need of action? Who and what determines what libraries, both public and academic, can offer: user needs vs publishers’ policies? And how can we protect the rights of access to education, knowledge, and cultural participation? Join KR21 for our first webinar and hear what experts have to say on these topics.

From: Copyright and Access to Knowledge
23 May

PAC Qatar Webinar: Introduction to Heritage Collection Care

Location: Online

Qatar National Library, as the IFLA/PAC Regional Center for Arab Countries and the Middle East, in cooperation with the Holy Spirit University of Kaslik (USEK) in Lebanon, presents a series of four webinars on the different aspects of collection care.

From: Preservation and Conservation (PAC) Centres
24 May

PAC Qatar Webinar: Papermaking, Deterioration Factors and Causes

Location: Online

Qatar National Library, as the IFLA/PAC Regional Center for Arab Countries and the Middle East, in cooperation with the Holy Spirit University of Kaslik (USEK) in Lebanon, presents a series of four webinars on the different aspects of collection care.

From: Preservation and Conservation (PAC) Centres
25 May

Empowering Library Leaders and Diversity Worldwide- The MENA Experience

Location: Online

IFLA’s Management of Library Associations Section (MLAS) in collaboration with the New Professionals Special Interest Group (NPSIG) is proud to announce the third event in a new webinar series to empower new library leaders worldwide and foster diversity within the profession.  We are featuring the MENA Region on May 25. Join us!

From: Management of Library Associations Section

PAC Qatar Webinar: Collection Care Basics: USEK Library Preservation Strategy, Procedures and Practices

Location: Online

Qatar National Library, as the IFLA/PAC Regional Center for Arab Countries and the Middle East, in cooperation with the Holy Spirit University of Kaslik (USEK) in Lebanon, presents a series of four webinars on the different aspects of collection care.

From: Preservation and Conservation (PAC) Centres
25 May
24 May
26 May

Empowering Library Leaders and Diversity Worldwide- The Sub-Saharan Africa Experience

Location: Online

IFLA’s Management of Library Associations Section (MLAS) in collaboration with the New Professionals Special Interest Group (NPSIG) is proud to announce the fourth event in a new webinar series to empower new library leaders worldwide and foster diversity within the profession.  We are featuring the Sub-Saharan Africa Region. Join us!

From: Management of Library Associations Section

PAC Qatar Webinar: A Guide for the Best Conservation of Materials and an Exploration of the DOs and DO NOTs of Preservation

Location: Online

Qatar National Library, as the IFLA/PAC Regional Center for Arab Countries and the Middle East, in cooperation with the Holy Spirit University of Kaslik (USEK) in Lebanon, present a series of four webinars on the different aspects of collection care.

From: Preservation and Conservation (PAC) Centres
27 May