Vatican City, Rome, Frascati, 22-23-24 March 2024

The Lasallian Library, in collaboration with the Vatican Apostolic Library and the Academy Vivarium Novum, will host the second day of the IFLA Midterm Meeting.

The Meeting, which will take place over three days, will be held on Friday 22 March in the Vatican City (Vatican Apostolic Library), on Saturday 23 March at the Generalate of the Brothers of the Christian Schools (Via Aurelia 476, Rome), in the Lasallian Libraries, Museums and Archives, and on Sunday 24 March in Frascati, at the Academy Vivarium Novum (Villa Falconieri).

The Midterm Meeting programme aims to provide participants with a qualified professional development opportunity, and professional library visits and networking.

The days will be divided as follows:

22 March 2024 – Vatican Library (Vatican City)

Digital preservation and a sustainable future

This day seeks to bring together researchers and practitioners, teachers, librarians, students and representatives of library associations to focus on the challenges of sustainable digital preservation and reuse.

23 March 2024 – Generalate of the Brothers of the Christian Schools (Rome)

Research methods in library and information sciences studies as well as education

This day will focus on innovative research methods and sharing experiences on education for research methods. There will also be three sessions (LIS journal publication; LIS research poster session; SDGs impact workshop), followed by IFLA hybrid working meetings.

(Click here to follow the day of 23 March online)

The IFLA Relindial Cartonera project will also be on display in the exhibition space of the La Salle Museum Rome

For the whole duration of the IFLA Midterm Meeting, the exhibition “Contemporary Stories: Collection of Artists’ Books”, curated by Prof. Anna Cochetti and kindly made available by “Galleria Storie Contemporanee”, will be available in the exhibition area of the Lasallian Library.