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IFLA MetLib Conference 2017


April 30, 2017 18:00 - May 5, 2017 16:00





Theme: Partnerships: Creating a New Vision for Libraries

Hashtag: #MetLib2017

The MetLib conference is the annual gathering of metropolitan libraries, held by the IFLA Section on Metropolitan Libraries (formerly INTAMEL)

The co-hosts are Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec (BAnQ) and the City of Montréal.

The MetLib 2017 Montréal program entitled Partnerships: Creating a new vision for libraries will delve deeper into the different aspects of partnerships by exploring the following sub-themes:

  • What is a partnership; why and how should they be formed;
  • Types of partnership: philanthropy, round tables, etc.;
  • Partnership management tools, such as operational frameworks, policies, guidelines and regulations;
  • Partnership pros and cons;
  • Best practices, success stories and learning opportunities;
  • Surprising and innovative intersectoral partnerships between: government departments, associations, cultural organizations, the scientific community, schools, professional associations, etc.