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Čitalište
2016, vol. 15, iss. 28, pp. 25-34
article language: Serbian
document type: Professional Paper

International and regional associations in library and information science profession
aBibliteka grada, Beograda
bUniverzitet u Beogradu, Filološki fakultet, Katedra za bibliotekarstvo i informatiku

e-mail: sandranikolic.ac@gmail.com, milidjordj@gmail.com

Abstract

The paper gives a brief overview of some of the well known associations and organizations engaged in connecting professionals in the field of library and information science, as well as examples of their good practices. International cooperation plays an important role in exchange of necessary information. Sharing experiences, ideas and ways of solving problems that librarians are facing, establishment of international contacts and their strengthening, as well as joint participation in projects are the main motives for networking of librarians with colleagues from abroad. The work includes the following organizations: IFLA - International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions, UNESCO - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, ALA - American Library Association, EBLIDA - European Bureau of Library, Information and Documentation Associations, OCLC - Online Computer Library Center, EIFL - Electronic Information for Libraries, CENL Conference of European National Librarians, LIBER - Ligue des Bibliothèques Européennes de Recherche, SLA - Special Libraries Association.

Keywords

library and information science profession; international organizations; cooperation; associations; IFLA; UNESCO; ALA; EBLIDA; OCLC; EIFL; CENL; LIBER; SLA