The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions
(IFLA) is the leading international body representing the interests of library
and information services and their users. It is the global voice of the library
and information profession.
Founded in Edinburgh, Scotland, on 30 September 1927 at an international
conference, we celebrated our 75th birthday at our conference in Glasgow,
Scotland in 2002. We now have 1500 Members in approximately 150 countries
around the world. IFLA was registered in the Netherlands in 1971. The Royal
Library, the national library of the Netherlands, in The Hague, generously
provides the facilities for our headquarters.
You can Visit IFLA for more info: The International
Federation of Library Associations and Institutions ( IFLA)
Network for Availability of Scientific Publications
International Network for Availability of Scientific Publications works with
partners to support global research communication through innovation,
networking and capacity strengthening, focusing on the needs of developing and
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The Commonwealth Library Association was inaugurated in 1972 in Lagos, Nigeria
through the sponsorship of the Commonwealth Foundation for the "nurturing
of professional activity throughout the Commonwealth as an important component
of the development process." Its secretariat is maintained in Jamaica by
the Jamaican government.
A professional body of persons
working in Libraries, Archives and Information Centres in Malawi. It was
established on 2nd June 1976 and inaugurated on 30th
April 1977 with the then state president of the Republic of Malawi, Ngwazi Dr.
H. Kamuzu Banda as its Patron. Malawi Library Association was registered as a
Trust in 2018
AfLIA is an independent international not-for-profit
organization which pursues the interests of library and information
associations, library and information services, librarians and information
workers and the communities they serve in Africa. It was established in 2013
and registered as an international non-governmental organisation (NGO) under
the laws of Ghana in October 2014.
AfLIA is the trusted voice of the African library and
information community in Africa’s development.
Yes, it is the trusted African voice for the library and
information community, and drives equitable access to information and knowledge
for all. The association believes in Professionalism and Inclusivity,
Integrity, Transparency & Accountability, Innovation & Creativity Customer
focused and Access to Information as a Human Right.
can Visit AFLIA for more info: African Library & Information Associations & Institutions (AFLIA)