ERIC Number: ED349994
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Facts & Features about IFLA: The World of Library and Information Services.
International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions, The Hague (Netherlands).
Addressed to prospective members of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA), this brochure describes IFLA's structure and activities; explains the benefits of membership; and provides membership application forms. The following topics are covered: (1) the aims and structure of the organization; (2) the universality of IFLA, substantiated by a list of 135 countries that have members and a chart indicating the growth in membership since 1971; (3) the comprehensiveness of IFLA, which offers a professional home for library associations, libraries, and librarians of all types and expertise; (4) the representative status of IFLA in its relationship with other organizations; (5) categories and costs of membership and affiliation; (6) the benefits of joining IFLA, with information on expenditures for several types of programs and plans for future conferences; (7) IFLA publications, including a list of titles that illustrates their scope; (8) correspondence addresses and objectives for IFLA core programs related to publications, telecommunications, preservation, bibliographic control, and the third world; (9) addresses and descriptions of regional activities and the ALP (Advancement of Librarianship in The Third World Core Programme), including grants for developing regions; and (10) IFLA grants, scholarships, and fellowships. Information on joining IFLA and applications for association, institutional, and individual membership are included. (MES)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions, The Hague (Netherlands).