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From August 11-13, EIFL-IP Programme Manager, Teresa Hackett will attend the Committee on Copyright and Other Legal Matters (CLM) business meeting, and the CLM session Cloud computing: its impact on privacy, jurisdiction, security, lawful access, ownership and permanence of data during the IFLA World Library and Information Congress.
On August 12, three public libraries from Lithuania have been invited to showcase services initiated with EIFL-PLIP support at the IFLA Market . They are: Pasvalys Marius Katiliskis Public Library, which will present their innovative smartphone service for farmers; Kaunas County Public Library, which will present their BiblioHealth service which promotes healthy lifestyles among the over-60s, and Utena A. and M. Miskiniai Public Library, which will present their Play to Study project, which reconnects children at risk of dropping out with their schools.
On August 13, EIFL Staff, Monika Elbert will attend a meeting of the IGF Dynamic Coalition of Public Access in Libraries.
On August 15, Lubuto Library Project President, Ms Jane Kinney Meyers, will present the projects work at the IFLA off-site event at Sello Library in Espoo. This event 'Surprising Library!' is part of the IFLA Annual Conference joint session for Public Libraries, Libraries for Children and Young Adults and School Libraries and Resource Centres. Lubuto Library Project is an EIFL-PLIP grantee. Ms Kinney Meyers' paper is titled Outreach to Vulnerable Youth in Africa through Partnerships for Innovative Programming: The Lubuto Library Project.
On August 16, EIFL-PLIP staff member, Sandra Adomaviciute will join the session on Findings from the Global Impact Study: what it means for public libraries. Ms Adomaviciute will share experiences of using the findings of the EIFL-PLIP study, Perceptions of Public Libraries in Africa, for advocacy.
Also on August 16, the EIFL-PLIP-supported AgroLib-Ja service for farmers of Public Library Radislav Nikčević (Jagodina, Serbia) will feature in the open session of the Agricultural Libraries Special Interest Group (SIG). The director of Public Library Radislav Nikčević, Ms Vesna Crnkovic, will present the paper, which is titled Agricultural Rural Libraries in Serbia in the Era of Information Technology. The theme of this year’s Agricultural SIG is Social networking for agricultural research, education, and extension service: an international perspective.