IRRT (International Relations Round Table)

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The mission of the International Relations Round Table is to promote interest in library issues and librarianship worldwide; to help coordinate international activities within ALA, serving as a liaison between the International Relations Committee and those members of the Association interested in international relations; to develop programs and activities which further the international objectives of ALA; and to provide hospitality and information to visitors from abroad.



Learn more about IRRT on the ALA website.

"Unshelving Voices: Empowering Libraries Against Censorship" A Symposium from various IFLA Groups

  • 1.  "Unshelving Voices: Empowering Libraries Against Censorship" A Symposium from various IFLA Groups

    Posted Feb 22, 2024 01:56 PM

    Call for Presentations:

    "Unshelving Voices: Empowering Libraries Against Censorship"

    Two-Day Symposium on Library Censorship

    Sponsored by:

    • IFLA LGBTQ+ Special Interest Group
    • The Advisory Committee on Freedom of Access to Information and Freedom of Expression (FAIFE)

    Co sponsors:

    • School Library Section
    • Management of Library Associations (MLAS)

    Mexico City – 6 to 7 August 2024

    The IFLA LGBTQ+ Special Interest Group, the Advisory Committee on Freedom of Access to Information and Freedom of Expression (FAIFE), and the School Library Section, and the Management of Library Associations (MLAS) in collaboration with the National Autonomous University of Mexico are pleased to announce the upcoming international symposium on censorship and libraries. The symposium is also held as part of a week of IFLA groups meeting in Mexico City from 5 to 9 August 2024 sponsored by the National Autonomous University of Mexico.

    follow this link for the full call for presentations



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    Joseph Hafner
    Associate Dean, Collection Services
    McGill University Library Collection Services
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