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IFLA Rare Books and Special Collections Section events at WLIC 2016

The 2016 WLIC in Columbus, Ohio, is almost upon us and the Rare Books and Special Collections Section invites you to join our programme of events during the Congress. Full details of each session are posted on the Congress website but this post gives a short summary. Get involved! If you are interested in the Rare Books and Special Collections section, and in the issues involved in working with rare books and special collections of any kind, please come and speak to us at the Congress. You are invited to attend our off-site day on the Monday and our on-site...


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...

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