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Blog Post
August 30, 2018

Dispatch from IFLA 2018

I recently presented at the 2018 IFLA World Library and Information congress on the Indigenous Studies project. For the project, Ithaka S+R is working with 12 university libraries to understand the research support needs of Indigenous Studies scholars. The project is endorsed by IFLA’s Indigenous Matters section and I presented alongside section member Camille Callison, who is serving…
Past Event
August 26, 2018

Danielle Cooper at IFLA

On Sunday, August 26, Danielle Cooper will speak on the “Decolonizing Academic Library Research with Indigenous Methodologies: A Collaborative Approach” panel at the 84th IFLA General Conference and Assembly in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Danielle and Camille Callison of the University of Manitoba will discuss the ongoing research support services project on indigenous studies. The panel is part of a larger session on “Diverse Indigenous Voices: Decolonizing, Transforming and Centering Practices – Indigenous Matters,” which will run from 9:30 –…
Blog Post
August 31, 2015

The Value of a Global Perspective

Last week, I had the privilege of attending the International Federation of Library Associations and Agencies annual conference in Cape Town, South Africa. Such gatherings make starkly apparent the wide variations in the resources available to libraries in different parts of the world, but they also give reason for optimism about libraries, generally. The theme of this year’s conference was “Dynamic Libraries: Access, Development and Transformation,” signaling the strong connection between development of a democratic society, economic development, and the…