ERIC Number: ED459705
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Libraries and Librarians: Making a Difference in the Knowledge Age. IFLA Council and General Conference: Conference Programme and Proceedings (67th, Boston, Massachusetts, August 16-25, 2001).
International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions, The Hague (Netherlands).
This document contains the proceedings of the IFLA (International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions) 2001 conference, including the conference program and papers, and a list of participants. The theme of the conference was "Libraries and Librarians: Making a Difference in the Knowledge Age." Subthemes included: (1) advancing the leadership role of the librarian in the information age; (2) delivering lifelong learning across space and time; (3) managing information and technology in the knowledge age; (4) developing information policies for the knowledge age; (5) forging collaborative partnerships; and (6) making a difference to government and industry in economic development, to society in social and cultural development, to researchers and scientists exploring the frontiers of knowledge, to children and young adults in learning opportunities, and in the quality of life to the public. Papers from the IFLA professional groups include: Copyright and Other Legal Matters; papers); Reference Work; Social Science Libraries; Geography and Map Libraries; Acquisition and Collection Development; Library and Research Services for Parliaments; School Libraries and Resource Centres; Document Delivery and Interlending; Bibliographic Control; Library and Information Science Journals; Regional Activities; Education and Training; Rare Books and Manuscripts; User Education; Library Buildings and Equipment; Bibliography; Statistics; Public Libraries; Management of Library Associations; Classification and Indexing; Libraries for the Blind; Continuing Professional Education; Mobile Libraries; Library History; Information Technology; Women's Issues; Cataloging; Libraries for Children and Young Adults; University Libraries and Other General Research Libraries; Library Theory and Research; Preservation and Conservation; Art Libraries; Government Information and Official Publications; Free Access to Information and Freedom of Expression; Newspapers; Information Technology. (MES)
Descriptors: Conferences, Foreign Countries, Information Management, Information Policy, Information Technology, International Organizations, Libraries, Library Associations, Library Role, Library Services
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions, The Hague (Netherlands).