Events

What new book donation practices in Africa?, IFLA Congress, Lyon (France), 16-22 August 2014

At the 80th IFLA Congress (International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions), from 16 to 22 August 2014 in Lyon (France), the International Alliance of independent publishers will present a paper on “What new book donation practices can meet the needs of young African readers in libraries?”
This analysis on book donation practices and their impact both on the readers and book industry in French-speaking Africa, is written by Marie Michèle RAZAFINTSALAMA (éditions Jeunes malgaches, Madagascar) and the Alliance team. She is continuing the research and advocacy work begun a number of years ago by a group of publisher-members of the Alliance on book donation challenges for bibliodiversity. This paper is an extension to the workshop on book donations held in March 2013 in Paris (International Assembly of independent publishers).

For more information regarding work carried out on book donations by the Alliance, see here.
To read the paper “What new book donation practices can meet the needs of young African readers in libraries?” (IFLA 2014), see here.


International Bibliodiversity Day (B Day), 21 September 2014!

As every year on 21 September, exciting activities (book crossing, readings, meetings, etc.) will be held on the occasion of International Bibliodiversity Day (B Day).
This year, we plan to make a lot of noise –rallying new individuals, groups and organisations from all over the world.

Working together in a network, going in the same direction, and with more determination than ever before.


This year, let’s go further!
Are you coming along?

Postcard of B Day 2014, to spread around!

Postcard of B Day 2014 (in French)

Postcard of B Day 2014 (in Spanish)

Postcard of B Day 2014 (in Portuguese)

Postcard of B Day 2014 (in Arabic)

Postcard of B Day 2014 (in Italian)

 

The 7th workshop of the Assembly in Abu Dhabi

Livres Hebdo, April 25, 2014 relays workshop on digital publishing in the Arab-speaking world (April 30-May 3, 2014), organized in partnership with the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair. More information about the workshop here.

Livres Hebdo, April 25, 2014

Mes étoiles noires

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“Translation and Globalization”, the new issue of Bibliodiversity!

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Publishing in India

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