April 11, 2022
IFLA: News from the Governing Board Meeting. The IFLA Governing Board has released the Secretary General Gerald Leitner from his duties with immediate effect. This solution was found after legal clarification and is in the opinion of the Governing Board, the only possible solution to the current situation. In December and January, two different and independent firms investigated the work at IFLA's headquarters (HQ) in The Hague based on a formal complaint. [Full Announcement].
September 22, 2020
New Formats, New Opportunities at the World Library and Information Congress. In a first for IFLA, the 2021 World Library and Information Congress (WLIC) will be held online, as part of an accelerated drive to develop a new, more inclusive format for the most international event in the library calendar. The 2021 Congress will take place virtually, with the welcome support of the Dutch National Committee. [Full Announcement].
August 11, 2011
Ten years on: the use of RFID technology in library context. Dr. Frank Seeliger announced a two hours panel slot during the 77th IFLA General Conference and Assembly as kick off in this field. This slot was prepared together with the IT section of IFLA, and features talks by well-known keynote speakers from Europe, North-America and Australia who will give us an introduction into this technology and present some of their cutting-edge findings. Speakers include Dr. Frank Seeliger, Marshall Breeding, Mick Fortune, and Edmund Balnaves. [Full Announcement].