UCB Librarians at IFLA

Aug 23, 2017

A number of UC Berkeley librarians are in Wrocław, Poland, taking part in IFLA 2017

Jean Dickinson, UCB's Slavic Cataloging Librarian, is presenting her paper Knowing Nearby Others: Approaches to Precise Terminology in New Slavic Vocabularies, as part of a panel on Challenging Society and Naming Identity: Subject Access and Bibliography in a Multicultural World. American Libraries recently highlighted the panel in an article covering IFLA's emphasis on inclusion, and improving access and services for marginalized populations.

UCB Librarian for Economics, Political Economy, and International Government Information, Jim Church is chairing the session How to Find It? International Legal Institutions Informing the Public - Government Information and Official Publications, which features talks from librarians in Switzerland, Greece, France and Italy.

Celia Emmelhainz, the Anthropology & Qualitative Research Librarian at Berkeley, is delivering a lightning talk on Getting at Library Value through Ethnography as part of a program on Demonstrating Value and Assessing the Impact of Different Types of Libraries and Information Services.