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ZimLA Congrats Jerry Mathema.

ZimLA would like to congratulate Mr Jerry Mathema nominated to participate in the IFLA/OCLC Fellowship. Read more>>>

Biggest Librarians Congress in Ohio

Several Librarians from Zimbabwe attended the just ended IFLA World Library and Information Congress held in Columbus, Ohio. ZimLA is happy that our local librarians are getting opportunities to present at such hih level conferences. Read more >>>>

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to host WLIC 2018

During the Closing Session, IFLA President Donna Scheeder officially announced the host location for the World Library and Information Congress 2018. Read more>>>

Principles on Public Access in Libraries

The Principles on Public Access in Libraries were produced by the Dynamic Coalition on Public Access in Libraries and discussed by participants at the Internet Governance Forum in Joao Pessoa, Brazil, in November 2015. The IFLA Governing Board endorsed the principles in December 2015. Read more>>>

The role of libraries in national development

This is because increased access to information and knowledge, underpinned by universal literacy, is an essential pillar of sustainable development as evidenced by Target 16.10 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) which states; “Ensure public access to information and protect fundamental freedoms, in accordance with national legislation and international agreements.” Read more>>>

Doris Lessing and Zimbabwe

A few months ago Harare City Library unveiled the Doris Lessing Special Collection, 3500 of the writer’s books donated to the library after her death. Lessing lived in Southern Rhodesia between 1925 (when she was six) and 1949. Read more>>

New Kenya library project supports online learners

EIFL is delighted to announce a new project in Kenya that aims to help people who are studying online by creating a social learning environment in public libraries. Read more>>>
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