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Posted by gaelicnotes on September 23, 2010

The International Coalition of Library Consortia (ICOLC) has been in existence since 1996.  An informal international group of approximately 200 library consortia in North and South America, Europe, Australia, Asia, and Africa, serving all types and sizes of libraries, it facilitates discussion among consortia on issues of common interest and is dedicated to keeping its members informed about electronic information resources, pricing practices of electronic publishers and vendors, and other issues.  Read their latest statement on the current unique financial crisis that is affecting the worldwide information community

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Futures Thinking for Academic Librarians: Higher Education in 2025

The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) in the USA has released a new  report to  “prompt academic librarians to consider what trends may impact the  future  of higher education and to take strategic action now”.  The report is available on the ACRL Web site

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IFLA News

IFLA Africa Newsletter (June 2010) http://www.ifla.org/files/africa/newsletters/june-2010.pdf

World Library and Information Congress.  76th IFLA General Conference

“Open Access to Knowledge: Promoting Sustainable Progress” August 10-15 2010, Gothenburg, Sweden

Some presentations are available online  http://www.ifla.org/en/conferences-session-day/2010-08-13

IFLA 2011 :theme “Libraries beyond libraries: Integration, Innovation and Information for all”

13-18 August 2011, San Juan, Puerto Rico

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