Global Communities and Global Librarianship

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International librarianship derives from J. Stephen Parker’s 1974 definition of it:”

International librarianship consists of activities carried out among or between governmental or non-governmental institutions, organizations, groups or individuals of two or more nations, to promoteestablishdevelopmaintain and evaluate library, documentation and allied services, and librarianship and the library profession generally, in any part of the world. (As cited in Sellar, 2016, emphasis in original)

Below are a deep dives into specific libraries (Dokk1 in Denmark), countries more broadly (Australia), and a look at what’s happening in libraries around the world.