Category Archives: Global Catastrophic Events

Revolt in Cairo – Short Film from FAIFE session at IFLA conference

Dr. Shawky Salem, Chairman of Alex Centre for Multimedia & Libraries in Alexandria, Egypt, presented an update on what was happening in Egypt at the FAIFE session (Committee on Freedom of Access to Information and Freedom of Expression) in Puerto … Continue reading

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Japan Tsunami: Information About Damage to Museums, Libraries and Archives

A website has been set up to record and monitor damage in Japan to museums (including art galleries, science centres, aquariums, zoos, botanical gardens, etc.), libraries, archives and community centres. For pages not in English, there is a translation option … Continue reading

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Japanese Libraries and Librarians

IFLA is circulating this URL for up-to-date news on libraries in Japan (most sites are in Japanese with some images):—earthquake-201103-japan

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