Library History Special Interest Group

Sponsored by: Library Theory and Research Section


This Special Interest Group is the continuation (as of 2009) of the former Library History Section. It aims to be the means within IFLA by which professionals specializing in all fields of librarianship can be made aware of the importance of an understanding of the past and of the profession's theoretical foundations to the successful provision of library services in the present and future. In particular, the SIG concentrates on universal and broad themes of library history, regional or international or local experience of general significance.

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Library History, Special Interest Groups, Library history

Last update: 14 September 2017

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Library History Special Interest Group at IFLA 2019 Athens

Library History Special Interest Group at IFLA 2019 Athens

19 September 2019

IFLA 2019 Athens: Library History SIG Business Meeting and Library History Papers

For those of you coming to Athens, please join us at the Library History SIG business meeting and open session

17 June 2019