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Building Strong Library Associations is a comprehensive programme offering a strategic and coordinated approach to capacity building and sustainability of library associations. The programme benefits associations, libraries, and their communities.

The Building Strong Library Associations programme consists of:

  • A modular, customizable training package on library association development 
  • IFLA's policy-based learning materials
  • Mentoring and advice on forming partnerships
  • Cross-association activities, to bring participants together
  • An online platform to provide remote access to materials

Training materials and activities can be customized to meet the needs of different associations, and different language, cultural, political, social and other conditions.

The programme is delivered by the Library Development Programme (LDP).

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Dernière mise à jour: 27 septembre 2017

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BSLA Project Report: Nepal (2017) "Capacity Building Activities to strengthen the library sector in Nepal"

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BSLA Project Report: Colombia (2017) "Strengthening Colombian Librarians"

IFLA has supported a new Building Strong Library Associations (BSLA) project in Colombia in 2017. After the project finished, we interviewed the Project Team and asked them a few key questions about their project. Check out what they told us!

31 Janvier 2018 | LDP (Library Development Programme), Associations, Capacity building, Colombia, BSLA

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