Naseej Academy Grant for IFLA WLIC 2019

Naseej Academy and the International Federation of Library Associations Center for Arabic Speaking Libraries (IFLA–CASL) announce the Naseej Academy Grant to Attend the IFLA Annual Conference. Applications are invited from librarians and information specialists from the Arab world who wish to attend the World Library and Information Congress (WLIC) organized by IFLA. This year’s conference will be held in Athens, Greece, on August 24–30, 2019.

IFLA Green Library Award 2019

What is a Green Library?

The consideration of the role of humanity in climate change and the notion of sustainable development are core concerns of society, and consequently of libraries.”

According to the Online Dictionary for Library and Information Science (ODLIS), Green Libraries are “designed to minimize negative impact on the natural environment and maximize indoor environmental quality by means of careful site selection, use of natural construction materials and biodegradable products, conservation of resources (water, energy, paper), and responsible waste disposal (recycling, etc.)”