Conferinta IFLA 2009

Denumirea completa a acestui important eveniment este: World Library and Information Congress: 75th IFLA General Conference and Assembly, iar tematica „Libraries create futures: Building on cultural heritage”. Reuniunile sectiunilor principale vor avea loc intre 23-27 August 2009 la Milano (Italia), la Centro congressi della Fiera di Milano, unde este organizata si o expozitie de produse si servicii pentru biblioteci.

In onoarea acestui eveniment, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana a emis un timbru a carui imagine digitala e accesibila la

“Satellite meetings” (sau preconferintele) se tin deja (19-20 August) in diferite localitati din Italia, Germania, Suedia etc.

Conferinta IFLA din acest an ilustreaza momentul de contact dintre radacinile istoriei, culturii si  cunoasterii si tehnologiile viitorului. Temele abordate spatiaza de la tratamentul informatiilor din domeniile stiintei, artei si economiei, accesul la informatie, libertatea de expresie, dreptul de autor, managementul de biblioteca, organizarea informatiilor, calitatea si evaluarea serviciilor, formarea si instruirea profesionala bibliotecara la distanta, pana la biblioteca digitala si noile tehnologii ale informarii si comunicarii.

Sectiunile conferintei de la Milano sunt peste 200, iar participantii prezenti peste 3200.

O mare parte ale comunicarilor sunt deja accessibile online pe site-ul IFLA la

Citez cateva dintre sectiunile care pot fi de interes pentru bibliotecile publice romanesti:

-77 Bibliography. Promoting and preserving national bibliographies, our testimony of cultural heritage

-78 Library history. Library collections throughout the ages

-86 Education and Training. Recognition of qualifications and quality of LIS education: the Bologna process challenges in a changing world

-86a Audiovisual and Multimedia. AV Collections for non-specialist Librarians

-91 Public Libraries and Metropolitan Libraries. Framing the future for a new agenda for public libraries

-92 Statistics and Evaluation, Information Technology and Preservation and Conservation Statistics for cultural heritage. Statistics for cultural heritage

-94 Literacy and Reading and Information Literacy. Libraries promoting twenty-first century literacies

-99 ICADS. Digital preservation and the new website

-100 Continuing Professional Development and Workplace Learning with  New Professionals SIG. Creating a positive work environment for a multi-generational library and information workforce

-103 SI Libraries for Children and Young Adults and Library Buildings and Equipment. If I was the director

-104 Copyright and other Legal Matters with Academic and Research Libraries. Libraries and mass digitisation: Intellectual property challenges

-105 Library Theory and Research. Research into open access

-107 Cataloguing. New principles, new rules for new catalogues

-117 Free Access To Information And Freedom Of Expression (FAIFE). Ethics in the Library Workplace

-118 IFLA PAC. Convergence in preservation research between libraries, archives and museums

-121 Geography and Map Libraries, Science and Technology Libraries and Division of Special Libraries. Cultural heritage preserved: the role of digital maps

-126 LIS Education in Developing Countries SIG. Preparing future librarians in developing countries: a vision for LIS education in the 21st century

-127 E-metrics SIG

-128 Web-editors Meeting

-134 Library Services to People with Special needs

-135 UNIMARC. UNIMARC and the future of catalogues

-142 Science and Technology Libraries. Open access to science and technology research worldwide: strategies and best practices

-143 Document Delivery and Resource Sharing Section. The interlending, document delivery and resource sharing tradition: evolving with the changing knowledge economy

-145 Health and Biosciences Libraries. Consumer health: health literacy, patient empowerment and health promotion

-154 Plenary Session. Digital Library Futures: user perspective and institutional strategies

-155 Rare Books and Manuscripts

-158 Library Services to Multicultural Populations. Creativity and the arts: libraries building on multicultural heritage

-159 Information Literacy. Promoting the Information Literacy Logo: A Brainstorming Workshop on How to Use it

-162 Management of Library Associations, Continuing Professional Development and Workplace Learning and ALP. Librarians on the catwalk: communicating for advocacy to influence policy and practice

-163 Rare Books and Manuscripts, Preservation and Conservation and Library History. Dispersed cultural collections. Preservation, reconstruction and access

-168 Environmental Sustainability and Libraries

-178 Copyright and other Legal Matters (CLM) with Free Access To Information And Freedom Of Expression (FAIFE). Libraries and the Internet: public policy challenges

-179 Serials and Other Continuing Resources. Serials in the 21st century: new concepts, new challenges

-180 Audiovisual and Multimedia and Bibliographic Control. Herding cats in a dust-storm: bibliographic control of audiovisual and multimedia materials in time of rapid change

-181 Industry Symposium: The Future of Management Services on the Web

-182 Women, Information and Libraries Discussion Group. Libraries creating futures for the women of the world

-190 National Libraries. National libraries in the digital age: leadership and collaboration

-192 Education and Training. The role of library and cultural institutions professionals in cultural heritage: education for the convergence of Libraries, Archives and Museums (LAM)

-193 Information Technology. New repositories: architectures interoperability and data exchange

-194 School Libraries and Resource Centers. How heritage is presented and promoted through school libraries – continuing themes of the use of technology and information literacy

-195 Knowledge Management. Knowledge Advocacy

-199 Libraries Serving Persons with Print Disabilities. Using technology to give the past a future: the journey from Braille to XML

-200 Classification and Indexing. Foundation to build future subject access

-202 Reference and Information Services. The pro-active librarian: the how and why

-204 Genealogy and Local History. Opening up our cultural heritage through digitization and collaboration

-212 Acquisition and Collection Development. An e-book kaleidoscope: multiples perspectives on libraries’ experiences with e-books

-213 SI Division VIII. Libraries on the cultural agenda: regional comparisons

-214 E-Learning SIG. Lifelong e-learning and libraries

-215 Division IV – Bibliographic Control. New bibliographic control principles and guidelines

-216 Statistics and Evaluation

In privinta prezentelor active romanesti la Conferinta IFLA 2009, dupa o succinta cautare, am gasit trei  contributii:

Lost libraries of Transylvania: some examples from the 15th and 16th centuries. ADINEL-CIPRIAN DINCĂ („George Bariţiu” History Institute of the Romanian Academy, Cluj-Napoca, Romania) (78 Library history)

Introducing the concept of consumer health information to Romania. OCTAVIA-LUCIANA PORUMBEANU (University of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania), BRUCE MADGE (The London Upright MRI Centre, London, UK) (145 Health and Biosciences Libraries)

Building librarians’ capacity to advocate successfully leads to sustainable libraries. JANET SAWAYA (Global Libraries initiative, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, USA), MONICA GRECU (International Research and Exchanges Board, Romania), KRISTINE PABERZA (Impact Specialist, Father’s Third Son, Latvia), PILAR PACHECO (BiblioRedes Program, Chile) and GRETA SOUTHARD (Public Library Association, USA) (162 Management of Library Associations, Continuing Professional Development and Workplace Learning and ALP)

Cat priveste publicizarea evenimentului IFLA 2009 in presa si in blogurile specializate romanesti, n-am reusit sa-mi fac o idee precisa, gasind, tot dupa o cautare sumara, doua semnalari:

-Situl ABR. Calendarul evenimentelor professionale: Congresul IFLA 22-28 August

-Blogul ProLibro. Încep anunţurile pentru propuneri de trimis la IFLA 2009. Posted on octombrie 3, 2008 by Claudia S.