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International sprint relay symposium: Creating a toolkit for VRR services

  IARLA, the International Alliance of Research Library Associations, invites colleagues from across the world to join us on 25 October 2022 for an international sprint relay symposium on Creating a community-driven toolkit for the development and delivery of Virtual Reading Room services. This event is free to attend, and is open to all colleagues [...]

2022-09-23T13:46:35+01:00September 22nd, 2022|

The Great Resignation era: attracting and retaining library talent

The Great Resignation era: attracting and retaining library talent IARLA hosted an online event on June 14th, 2022 on the Great Resignation. Over 100 individuals attended from Australia, Canada, Europe, the United Kingdom and the United States. In a wide-ranging discussion, panelists and delegates shared their views and opinions regarding the talent crunch for [...]

2022-06-29T23:00:07+01:00June 29th, 2022|

EVENT – The Great Resignation era: attracting and retaining library talent

Register for this event here This symposium will explore how research libraries can attract and retain highly-skilled and talented staff within a highly-competitive and fluid employment market. It will explore how, in the era of the Great Resignation and rising employee expectations, research libraries can offer a compelling and attractive career track to highly-skilled professionals, [...]

2022-05-24T13:28:16+01:00May 24th, 2022|

IARLA endorses cOAlition S call for greater transparency from publishers

IARLA, representing the research libraries of Australia and New Zealand, Canada, Europe, United Kingdom, and the United States, endorses cOAlition S’s March 1, 2022 letter to publishers requesting more transparent policies and contracts for authors at the point of submission.  We remain strongly supportive of authors exercising their rights using the Plan S Rights Retention [...]

2022-03-01T13:10:46+00:00March 1st, 2022|

International Library Associations Applaud UNESCO Open Science Recommendation

The International Alliance of Research Library Associations applauds the ratification of the UNESCO Recommendation on Open Science. Research libraries are key partners and leaders in the open science movement. Worldwide, research libraries have hired staff, built infrastructure, advocated for public policies, and developed scholar-focused services to support open science practices. Research libraries are well positioned [...]

2021-11-25T14:57:32+00:00November 25th, 2021|

IARLA event on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Where We Are, Where We Are Going?

On 18 November 2021, IARLA hosted an event to explore the initiatives underway in our respective associations to increase diversity, equity, and inclusion in our profession. Discussions focused on what we have prioritized and why, considered where our focus needs to be now, and identified potential opportunities for collaboration. A recording of the event [...]

2021-12-02T17:22:21+00:00November 24th, 2021|

IARLA: international working group to explore the collaborative potential of Virtual Reading Rooms (VRRs) and Virtual Teaching Spaces (VTSs)

IARLA: international working group to explore the collaborative potential of Virtual Reading Rooms (VRRs) and Virtual Teaching Spaces (VTSs) The International Alliance of Research Library Associations (IARLA) has convened this cross-sector working group to explore the development and delivery of Virtual Reading Rooms (VRRs) and Virtual Teaching Spaces (VTSs). The working group includes representatives of [...]

2021-10-28T11:28:52+01:00October 28th, 2021|

Register for a Conversation with IARLA about Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Where We Are, Where We Are Going

Please join colleagues from the International Alliance of Research Library Associations (IARLA) in an initial conversation about the initiatives underway in our respective associations to increase diversity, equity, and inclusion in our profession. We will discuss what we have prioritized and why, consider where our focus needs to be now, and identify potential opportunities for [...]

2021-10-18T15:10:11+01:00October 18th, 2021|

IARLA Supports cOAlition S Rights Retention Strategy

23 July 2020 - IARLA, representing the research libraries of Australia and New Zealand, Canada, Europe, United Kingdom, and the United States, would like to express support for the new cOAlition S Rights Retention Strategy. Under the strategy, participating funders will “require that a Creative Commons Attribution licence (CC BY) is applied to all [...]

2020-07-29T11:20:19+01:00July 23rd, 2020|

Recover, Retrench, Reset: an international symposium exploring the reopening of research libraries and the ‘new normal’ in the Covid-19 landscape

IARLA convened an international symposium on 3 June 2020, which explored the plans that research libraries are putting in place to reopen their physical library buildings and reinstate their onsite services in the post-, or continuing-, Covid-19 landscape. The symposium included presentations from speakers in the United States, Canada, the Republic of Ireland, the [...]

2020-06-08T14:00:11+01:00June 8th, 2020|
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