22 February 2011

Applications for BSLA country projects in 2011 close April 1

A reminder: applications for the Building Strong Library Associations (BSLA) programme are open until April 1 2011.

Building Strong Library Associations country projects are single-country projects lasting up to two years, aimed at strengthening national associations.

One country will be selected from each of IFLA's three regional sections in 2011.BSLA country projects are capacity building activities designed to support library associations and the development of the sector in a country.

The programme consists of training on library association development, IFLA's policy-based learning materials, mentoring, cross-association activities, and online access to materials and discussions.

Interested associations are strongly encouraged to make contact with IFLA ALP or their nearest regional office to discuss their application.

Application guidelines can be found in full on the IFLA website together with application forms in English, Spanish and Arabic.

Applications should be submitted to the relevant regional office and IFLA ALP by 1 April 2011.

More information is available about ALP and the Building Strong Library Associations Programme at: http://www.ifla.org/bsla or by contacting the ALP Programme Co-ordinator Fiona Bradley via email: fiona.bradley@ifla.org

LDP (Library Development Programme), Associations, Building Strong Library Associations

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