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IFLA Conference Session Explores African Cultural Heritage Collaboration

At the IFLA Annual World Congress this year in Cape Town, the Rare Books and Special Collections Section sponsored a session devoted to “fostering collaboration to build and preserve African cultural heritage.” The section’s members devised the program to call broader attention to some of the impressive collaborative work that has been undertaken over the years as well as to get an update on the current state of the Timbuktu manuscripts. Four of the five papers can be found in the IFLA Library. Daryl Green (University of St Andrews, United Kingdom) moderated the session attended by ca. 200 people in...


Photos from the RBSC Committee’s activities in Cape Town now on Flickr

A new album has been added to the IFLA Rare Book and Special Collections Standing Committee’s Flickr photostream from our activities in at and around the 2015 WLIC in Cape Town. These included a one-day satellite conference at the University of Cape Town and a visit to the University’s Special Collections, Standing Committee meetings and sponsored sessions at the WLIC, and visits to several libraries in and around Cape Town. More photos will be added soon, and if you have any you would like to contribute please get in touch!  

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