Over the last fifty years, ifla has produced a wide range of standards in all fields of library and information services. The iflaunesco public library manifesto appendix 2. In 1986 this was replaced by guidelines for public libraries. The fall 2014 newsletter of the library buildings and equipment section of ifla has been published.
About ifla ifla is the global voice of the library and information profession. Singapore pilot workshop for ifla s building strong library associations programme. Ifla public library service guidelines in searchworks catalog. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Its significant collection of books consists of approximately 100. Welcome to the ifla library the ifla library pulls together iflas digital resources in a convenient single online location for ease of accessibility, search and browsing. Standards and guidelines updates to page ongoing this list includes documents entitled standards and guidelines as well as other documents of a similar nature entitled statements, rules, and criteria. The library is open by appointment to the public for insitu study and it is in constant contact with institutions in greece and abroad with a view to exchanging and donating publications own productions, duplicate copies, etc. Library service to multicultural populations workshop. Ifla standards in their diversity of styles and subject matter provide optimum benefit for the international library. The greatest benefit to patrons is the much more fluid connection between both wings of the library, the original building and the 1972 addition. The dissemination of information enables citizens to participate in lifelong learning and. In addition to meeting legislative requirements, ifla encourages the observation of universal design principles, guidelines and standards to ensure that library and information services, collections, technologies, equipment and facilities meet the identified needs of users with a print disability. In 1973 ifla published standards for public libraries, reissued with slight revisions in 1977.
The national library of greece nlg is a public entity under the ministry of education and religious affairs. This book brings together a number of articles based on. The library of the palais bourbon in paris a library in oxford england a library is a curated collection of sources of information and similar resources, selected by experts and made accessible to a defined community for reference or borrowing, often in a quiet environment conducive to study. Library buildings and equipment section ifla world library. The digital cataloguing is carried out using the marc documentation and isaadg archiving standards. She has also been a board member of the vasterbotten province regional section of the swedish library association. Advocacy, case studies, toolkit, ldp library development programme cameroon. It was first published in 1985 and was updated in 1989, 1997, 2004, 2010, and now in 2016.
International federation of library associations and. How does the library as an institution, through the construction or renovation of a library building, promote and model sustainable behavior. A key type of data element is a unique number that identifies a book, serial, electronic resource, or other type of information resource. The need for library architecture standards in mexico to ensure the provision of information services. Most of the standards applicable to this area have been developed within subcommittee 9 of iso technical committee 46. Green libraries promoting sustainable communities what is a sustainable community. Ifla public library service guidelines international. News international federation of library associations and. The library is no longer exclusively dedicated to the book and must change. Ifla trend report 2018 international federation of library. A successful pilot workshop for ifla s building strong library associations programme was held in singapore at the national library from 9 november 2009. Standards of practice for school library learning commons.
Planning and designing library buildings and services. Standards activities are now an integral part of ifla s strategic direction and one of ifla s current goals is to focus on developing, maintaining and adhering to the highest standards that support high quality practices. Joint satellite meeting in paris, france the ctles, france. The section considers all matters concerning the design and construction for all types of libraries in all parts of the world, and their furnishing and. Programme and proceedings, ifla world library and information.
Programme and proceedings, ifla quebec city, canada, 2008. A successful pilot workshop for iflas building strong library associations programme was held in singapore at the national library from 9 november 2009. Ifla, the international federation of library associations and institutions, the world library and information congress 2008, 74th ifla general conference. Ifla komplett sol international federation of library. Issues covered include what to consider when investigating the need for space, library design from a marketing viewpoint, green management and sustainability relating to library buildings and a laymans guide to. Such documents have proven very useful, and the lsdp section hopes that the new ifla prison library guidelines will serve as a model. Ifla public library service guidelines book, 2010 worldcat.
Mar 02, 2020 louise dahlberg is a librarian at umea university library and works in the department of customer services. Each ifla standard reflects current consensus on rules, principles, guidelines, 22 august 2017, 04. Key issues in building design how to get started in planning a project introduction based on the ifla library buildings and equipment section. Both these publications have been overtaken by the dramatic developments. Public library standards is the manual for the state library of iowas standards program. The effective area allocated and approved for the building project and the prerequisite for any design was 4,450 square metres.
Each ifla standard reflects current consensus on rules, principles, guidelines, best practice or models for a particular activity or service. In many countries across the world, people have created minilibraries, or streetlibraries to share their books with their neighbours. School libraries section is part of the international federation of library associations, dedicated to aid the development of school. By crossing experience and perspectives, it provides an opportunity to explore and discuss the emerging trends that are shaping. News and events publications standards annual conference global vision strategy. Standards of practice for school library learning commons in canada 2014 2 leading learning canadian library association association canadienne des bibliothques. The ifla unesco public library manifesto appendix 2. The ifla library pulls together ifla s digital resources in a convenient single online location for ease of accessibility, search and browsing. It has been launched in summer 20 with the ifla world library and information congress papers, and will continue to grow with the addition of existing and new resources. The public library is the prime community access point designed to respond to a multitude of everchanging information needs. The library building process is seen from both the library managers perspective as well as that of the architect and designer. Ifla section library buildings and equipment help us share news and knowledge relating to all aspects of library design, equipment, furnishings and our community of users.
Access to libraries for persons with disabilities checklist by birgitta irvall and gyda skat nielsen the hague, ifla headquarters, 2005. Singapore pilot workshop for iflas building strong library associations programme. The library buildings and equipment session on wednesday afternoon focused on. A read is counted each time someone views a publication summary such as the title, abstract, and list of authors, clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the fulltext. They supersede the 2011 standards for libraries in higher education and all other previous versions of standards created by acrl subsections. The ifla trend report is the result of the dialogue between the library field and outside experts from a range of disciplines. The nlg began its journey through time in 1829 and has been the driving force behind the efforts to trace, organise, describe and preserve in perpetuity documents of greek culture, as the custodian of the greek literary heritage. Access to information resources and the means of communication supports health and education as much as culturaland economic development. But a green library does not necessarily entail only a green building, but also involves a green mission. Green library blogs like maria antonellis blog dedicated to documenting the greening of libraries in north america focus on libraries that are constructing green buildings. This annual conference brings together lis professionals and students from more than one hundred and twenty countries and provides opportunities for networking and professional.
Ifla, the international federation of library associations and institutions, the world library and information congress 2008, 74th ifla general conference and council will take place in quebec, canada, august 2008. The building strong library and information science education bslise working group lisedu. Results of a study for the ifla library and information science journals section g. The ifla library buildings and equipment section is seeking proposals for papers to be presented at our open session at the ifla world library and information congress 2018 in kuala lumpur, malaysia. While there are no specific national quantitative standards, there are a myriad of standards and guidelines, as well as statements, rules and criteria, that are important documents to consider when remodeling, renovating or building a library building. Library service customer charter, buckinghamshire county library appendix 4. Since 1957 it has been operating as the central public library of chalkis, in a privatelyowned building and pertains to the national ministry of education, research and religious affairs. A complete history of the standards is available in appendix 4. Ifla green book by international federation of landscape. Louise is currently a member of the standing committee of the ifla library buildings and equipment section. Ifla wishes to thank the following contributors to the trend report. Globalisation celebrates innovation, entrepreneurship and.
Iowas voluntary public library standards program was established to give public libraries a tool to identify strengths and areas for. Such documents have proven very useful, and the lsdp section hopes that the new ifla prison library guidelines will serve as a model for those countries that have yet to develop their own. Globalisation celebrates innovation, entrepreneurship and growth. Based on the ifla library buildings and equipment section.
Automating and building an institutional repository for the university of buea library submitted by rosemary shafack the university of buea library had come up with its. Iflaunesco manifesto for digital libraries library. The design team redefined the library s usefulness by transforming the second wing from a solid stone bunker to an inviting lightfilled space that honors the historic landmark building while. It is a book that specializes in library buildings that wants to be an instrument to plan and design a library in a comprehensive way, thanks to the. Ifla library building guidelines information and guidelines for the building planning process, whether you are planning a new public or academic library building. Access to libraries for persons with disabilities checklist. Support of the profession the section considers all matters concerning the design and construction for all types of libraries in all parts of the world, and their furnishing and equipment.
Calvert school of information management, victoria university of wellington, new zealand 08. Ifla has announced that at this years world library and information columbus they will host an ifla little library with the slogan leave a book take a book. Publication date 2010 title variation public library service guidelines series ifla publications, 03446891. These guidelines are framed to provide assistance to library and information professionals in most situations. Appendices give some examples of national li brary building standards and. Jul 14, 2016 ifla has announced that at this years world library and information columbus they will host an ifla little library with the slogan leave a book take a book. Jul 06, 2017 because of the numerous requirements, the competition was divided into two subprojects. Guidelines for planning the digitization of rare book and manuscript. Aasl standards crosswalks will help all educators in your building see how the national school library standards align with other sets of national standards that your school or district has adopted. Because of the numerous requirements, the competition was divided into two subprojects. Acknowledgements for data and information received can be found at the end of the book. Developments and reflections ifla series on bibliographic control by latimer, karen, niegaard, hellen isbn. Eigenbrodt described the german approach to the development of standards for.
The digital divide is an information divide bridging the digital divide is a key factor in achieving the millennium development goals of the united nations. Aug 29, 2018 the building strong library and information science education bslise working group lisedu. Acrl and llama receive many inquiries about numeric standards for academic library buildings. Unescos 1994 public library manifesto 60th ifla general. Preface introduction 1 the role and purpose of the public library 1.
Welcome to the ifla library the ifla library pulls together ifla s digital resources in a convenient single online location for ease of accessibility, search and browsing. In recent years the library community has seen a renewed interest in library. Join us at the ifla world library and information congress. These standards were approved by the acrl standards committee and the acrl board of directors.
It provides physical or digital access to material, and may be a physical location or a virtual. Library buildings and equipment section key issues in. Issues covered include what to consider when investigating the need for space, library design from a marketing viewpoint, green management and sustainability relating to library buildings and a laymans guide to reading plans. The library is the national centre for issn and ismn. The public library service prepared by a working group chaired by philip gill on behalf of the section of public libraries.562 1094 376 174 1593 639 1020 803 859 26 1608 1576 1598 1631 1604 817 1130 1188 368 471 552 552 836 963 916 1301 665 1044 283 1189 254 1301 1220 722 970 620 231