What are the opportunities, the challenges and path forward for LIS in Africa in the AI age? Be a part of the conversation by attending this webinar
AfLIA invites public and community library staff to participate in the 3rd Cohort of the Early Literacy development course
Funding is now available for documentation and digitization projects to preserve cultural heritage under the MEAP Program.
This page catalogues various publications of AfLIA and its strategic partners
Highlights and Winners of the 4th African Librarians Week (AfLibWk4.0)
. AfLIA invites you to participate in a virtual consultation session to deliberate on issues covered in the current draft of the Guidelines (Draft 3.0) and share your perspectives as a library and information professional.
28 MAY 2023 AfLIA welcomes 2023-2025 Governing Council and first female president at the 5th AfLIA Conference and 7th African Library Summit The 5th AfLIA Conference and 7th African Library Summit held at the Erata Hotel in Accra- Ghana, marked a significant milestone for the African Library and Information Associations and Institutions […]
The AfLIA LIS Education and Training Section invites you attend a virtual preconference workshop on "The IFLA Guidelines for Professional LIS Education Programmes: Consideration and Application in Africa", 22, 2023; 10:00 -13:00 (GMT - Accra).
Applications are open for the AfLIA post-conference Workshop on Library Publishing. Successful applicants will receive full sponsorship
The AfLIA NBA South Africa powered Early Literacy Development Course - outcome and experiences from cohort 1
Introducing Champions for the 4th African Librarians Week 1Lib1Ref campaign
AfLIA partners Figshare to promote open data awareness and participation in Africa
AfLIA invites all paid-up members to nominate candidates to serve as 2023-225 Governing Council members
AfLIA invites all library and information professionals and stakeholders within the African Library Sector to participate in a virtual launch ceremony for the African Librarysites platform.
Registration now open for the 5th AfLIA Conference & 7th African Library Summit.
AfLIA partners with NBA to implement UNESCO OER Recommendations
The 5th AfLIA Conference and 7th African Library Summit - AfLIA opens the Call for papers, ignite talks, posters and big ideas proposals.
The President of the African Library and Information Association and Institutions, Mr. Alim Garga, embarked on a three-day working visit to Libreville, Gabon, at his own cost, to meet and interact with Gabonese library and information institutions and professionals from May 23-27, 2022. The visit was occasioned as part of AfLIA’s partnership and membership mobilization strategy to promote the continental association.
AfLIA is looking for a course facilitator to work remotely but closely with the Course Manager/Facilitator and the AfLIA team for seven months to create a learning framework (curriculum, modules and learning materials) in French for the AfLIA/Wikidata course.
AfLIA is looking to fill the position of Curriculum Development Consultant for a 2-months contract under the project "Promoting open knowledge practices in African Libraries through WikiData" .
AfLIA is looking for a competent trainer to fill the position of Wikidata Course Manager/Facilitator.
AfLIA has received a second grant from Wikimedia Foundation for the training of at least two hundred (200) information professionals in the African library and information science sector from 20 or more African countries on how to effectively open up and link knowledge by making their library collections more visible through Wikidata.
The first newsletter of the Library Education & Training Institutions Section of AfLIA. Keynote Address
The first newsletter of the Library Education & Training Institutions Section of AfLIA. Address of Chairperson.
AfLIA specially invites you to attend its 2022 Open Days from February 14, 2022 to March 3, 2022
The African Library and Information Associations and Institutions (AfLIA) announces the passing of Prof Rocky Ralebipi-Simela. AfLIA was informed that Prof Rocky passed on Sunday, 16th January, 2022. Prof. Rocky was the Chairperson of African Library and Information Associations and Institutions (AfLIA) Section on National Libraries (2015-2019) thus, represented the Section in […]
Prepare to make a donation this #GivingTuesday. Even though this campaign will last 24 hours, your donation and its impact will change the destinies of many library users across Africa.
To mark 2021 OAWeek, AfLIA has lined up two major activities intended to lead discussions and promote actions plans needed to sustain ongoing efforts that ensure structural equity for open access across the continent.
2021 #AccessToInfoDay - a clarion call to pursue sustainable pathways for access to information
African Librarians invited to participate in 2021 Open Access Week Survey.
Professional Diploma in Digital Marketing - partial scholarship available for African Librarians
AfLIA wishes to inform librarians in Africa and the Diaspora that individual membership category will be available from January 2022.
Many libraries desire more partnerships with development organizations to increase their local impacts but are unsure of how to connect. This webinar series focuses on enhancing library visibility based on research findings
AfLIA has set up a Copyright and Legal Matters Working Group charged with identifying existing legal frameworks and barriers to the acquisition, use, digitisation, and long-term preservation of library resources and cultural documentary records and effective 21st century information and library services in Africa.
10th May, 2020 Description African Library and Information Associations and Institutions (AfLIA), the umbrella body for the African Library sector is recruiting a Content Developer for a course on Early Literacy Development. It is a 2-month contract, June – July 2021. The Content Developer will work remotely but closely with the AfLIA […]
Starting 17th-24th May, 2021, AfLIA will launch the second African Librarians Week, an exciting period where African library and information professionals concertedly provide reliable and factual information to the world through Wikipedia
On 23 April 2021, World Book and Copyright Day, the African Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Book Club released its first ever reading lists of African titles aimed at children age 6-12, to teach them about the importance of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Arabic, English, French, Kiswahili and in an honorary indigenous African language .
16TH APRIL, 2021 African Library and Information Associations and Institutions (AfLIA) has signed an agreement with Neil Butcher and Associates (NBA) to develop a course on early literacy development. The course will train public and community librarians in eighteen (18) African countries to understand and practice techniques for teaching children vocabulary development, print […]
The 4th AfLIA Conference and 6th African Library Summit will transition to a fully online, virtual experience. It is scheduled to hold in May 2021.
Call for papers: International Library & Information Science Practice. A festschrift in honour of Dr. Helena Asamoah-Hassan
The African Chapter of the UN SDG Book club is readying for launch with UN and IPA working with APNET, ADEA, AfLIA, PAWA, Borders Literature Online, and PABA. The Book Club aims at helping children understand the SDGs through literary works.
AfLIA rejoices with Wikipedia, as it marks its 20th anniversary.
2021 Welcome message by AfLIA's President, Mandla Ntombela
L'AfLIA reçoit des candidatures pour le cours Wikipedia in African Libraries (#WikiAfLibs) - Cohorte 1.
AfLIA está a receber candidaturas para o curso Wikipedia nas Bibliotecas Africanas (#WikiAfLibs) - Coorte 1.
Date / Data limite: 14 de Janeiro de 2021 / 14 janvier 2021
AfLIA is receiving applications for Wikipedia in African Libraries (#WikiAfLibs) Course - Cohort 1.
Deadline: 14th January, 2021
AfLIA calls for pilot participants to test the Wikipedia in African Libraries (#WikiAfLibs) course. The Cohort will test the adapted OCLC curriculum from 16th November – 20th December, 2020. Apply now!