About the Information Technology Section

The Information Technology (IT) Section promotes best practices in computing technology as applied to libraries and information services.

Major activities

The IT Section focuses on information and communication technologies in the creation, organization, storage, maintenance, access, retrieval, and transfer of information and documents for all types of libraries and information centers.

The scope includes, but is not limited to:

  • IT management, training and policy issues

  • text mining, machine learning, natural language processing, AI

  • robotics and automation

  • digital transformation

  • technology sustainablity and equitable access

  • communication and collaboration platforms

  • data management and analytics

IFLA sections or groups are working on topics that widely involve information and computer technologies. Whenever needed IT Section propose support and expertise for projects led by other IFLA members.

Getting involved

The IFLA-IT mailing list is a forum for members to exchange ideas and experience on the use of information and communication technologies in libraries, in the global perspective of IFLA. It is also used to communicate Section events and updates. Join now!

To send messages to the list, send your email to ifla-it@iflalists.org

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Last update: 5 July 2020