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Title: Action Plan 2016-2017: Social Science Libraries Section
Authors: IFLA Social Science Libraries Section Standing Committee
Keywords: Subject::Social science libraries
Subject::Professional Units
Issue Date: 2-Nov- 206
Publisher: International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA)
Abstract: Objectives 1. The Section will host a workshop on ethnographic research methods that librarians can use to better understand their libraries, their users, and how their services and collections are used. Contribution to the IFLA Strategic Plan/Key Initiatives 1 & 2. 2. The Section will analyse the IFLA Library corpus for trends in social science research to develop a more thorough understanding of the social science literature contained in the IFLA Library; the study will seek to identify patterns in subject/disciplinary coverage, in library settings being studied, and geographical interest and focus, and, finally, identifying and providing insights about the role of IFLA in influencing social science libraries and information centres around the globe. Contribution to the IFLA Strategic Plan/Key Initiatives 1 & 2. 3. The Section will continue to collaborate with Relindial, IFLA Sections and other Special Interest Groups in order to include diverse perspectives on the role of social science libraries in IFLA, in society, and within a global vision of libraries. Contribution to the IFLA Strategic Plan/Key Initiatives 3 & 4.
URI: https://repository.ifla.org/handle/123456789/1542
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