Thursday, August 14, 2008

Information Literacy logo launched

The Information Literacy logo is announced at the UNESCO session of the IFLA World Library and Information conference. See the logo here. You can also download the logo in various formats, and with or without the word "information literacy" (in several languages, with more to be added) from

This logo is designed by a young Cuban designer Edgar Luy Perez, based in Havana. The contest was supported by UNESCO and IFLA (International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions) and masterminded by Jesus Lau.

Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Congrats to IFLA/OCLC Fellows - Class of 2009

OCLC, along with the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) and the American Theological Library Association, today named librarians chosen to participate in the Jay Jordan IFLA/OCLC Early Career Development Fellowship Program for 2009.

Congrats to the 2009 Jordan IFLA/OCLC Fellows:

Mr. John Kiyaga, Library Assistant, Uganda Christian University, Mukono, Uganda

Miss Ani Minasyan, Circulation/Reference Librarian, American University of Armenia, Yerevan, Republic of Armenia

Mr. Caleb Ouma, Librarian, Nation Media Group, Nairobi, Kenya

Miss Saima Qutab, Librarian, Directorate General Mines & Minerals, Lahore, Pakistan

Mr. Raymond Sikanyika, Senior Library Assistant, Copperbelt University, Kitwe, Zambia

Ms. Vesna Vuksan, Head, Library Development, Belgrade City Library, Belgrade, Serbia

More from the announcement

Read about IFLA-OCLC Fellowship 2010

Tuesday, August 12, 2008

IADIS International Conference WWW/Internet 2008

IADIS International Conference WWW/Internet 2008
will be held at Freiburg, Germany
during 13 - 15 October 2008.
This conference aims to address the main issues of concern within WWW/Internet. WWW and Internet had a huge development in recent years. Aspects of concern are no longer just technical anymore but other aspects have aroused. This conference aims to cover both technological as well as non-technological issues related to these developments. Find out more from
IADIS – International Association for Development of the Information Society is a non-profit association. Read more at