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Canadian Voices at the 2017 IFLA World Library and Information Congress

Canadian Voices at the 2017 IFLA World Library and Information Congress

August 27, 2017

The 2017 IFLA (International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions) World Library and Information Congress wrapped up on Friday in Wrocław, Poland.

Attended by over 3000 delegates from 122 countries, the WLIC featured members of the Canadian librarianship community in a number of the sessions and satellite meetings.

IFLA World Library and Information Congress

Session 078 The Use of IFLA Standards in the Linked Data Environment: Strategies, Applications and Success Stories

Committee on Standards (SI)

The Use of The IFLA Library Reference Model, a Step Toward the Semantic Web
Pat Riva, Concordia University, Canada
Maja Žumer, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

Session 113 Intersectionality: Libraries and the Intersection of LGBTQ+ Lives

LGBTQ Users Special Interest Group (SI)

Intersectional and Intermodal: Making Sexual Health Information Accessible to LGBTQ+ Deaf People
Martin Morris, Schulich Library, McGill University, Canada
Darren Saunders, Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada
Alex Iantaffi, University of Wisconsin-Stout and the University of Minnesota, United States

Becoming a Trans Ally: Social Justice Work through Libraries and Archives
Jeannie Bail, University of New Brunswick Libraries, Canada

Session 117 Bridging the Gap from School to Library: Best Practices for Planning, Participation and Assessment of Internships, Practicums, Field Experiences and Mentorships in LIS Education

School Libraries Section, Education and Training Section, Continuing Professional Development and Workplace Learning Section

TALint at the University of Toronto: Bridging the Gap Between iSchool and Academic Librarianship
Julie Hannaford, University of Toronto, Canada
Siobhan Stevenson, University of Toronto, Canada

Session 140 Library Associations in Solidarity with Civil Society

Management of Library Associations

How Does a Nascent Federation of Library Associations Work Well with Others? The Case of Canada
Donna Bourne Tyson, Canadian Federation of Library Associations, Canada
Susan Haigh, Canadian Association of Research Libraries, Canada

Session 150 The Agony of Long-term Access: Collection Building in the Digital Era

Preservation and Conservation, Acquisition and Collection Development

Supporting Digital Preservation and Access with Fedora
David Wilcox, DuraSpace, Canada
Evviva Weinraub, Northwestern University, United States

Session 169 Indigenous Continuity: How Do You Show Your Solidarity?

Indigenous Matters

Raising Indigenous Librarians: A Canadian Internship Story
Anne Carr-Wiggin, University of Alberta Libraries, Canada
Tanya Ball, University of Alberta Libraries, Canada
Kayla Lar-Son, University of Alberta Libraries, Canada
Lorisia MacLeod, University of Alberta Libraries, Canada

Poster Session

Library exhibit going touch: bringing the history of criminal law and Holocaust to library users through a multimedia experience
Sonia Smith and Svetlana Kochkina, McGill University, Nahum Gelber Law Library, Montreal

Satellite Meetings

New challenges for the preservation of documentary heritage

Preservation and Conservation Section joint with the Association International Francophone des Bibliothécaires et Documentalistes (AIFBD) in collaboration with the Médiathèque Valais

Session parallèle 3 : Numérisation du patrimoine / Digitisation of heritage collections

Preservation of Francophone Heritage Materials at the University of Alberta
Tatiana Usova, Bibliothèque St-Jean, Université d’Alberta (Canada)

Session parallèle 4 : Conservation des patrimoines particuliers I / Preservation of specific collections I

Conservation et valorisation collaboratives dans une perspective marketing : vers un modèle d’archivistique ouverte
Martine Cardin et Christian Désilets, Université Laval (Québec)

Data Curator’s Roles and Responsibilities: International and Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Library Theory and Research Section joint with Preservation and Conservation Section and Information Technology Section

Session 3: Technology and training

Stewarding Research Data with Fedora
David Wilcox, DuraSpace, (Canada)


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