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IFLAPARL Pre-conference 2022

22 July 2022 | Dublin

Theme: The parliamentary life of information: how library & research services provide value for parliaments, Members and citizens 

We are delighted to welcome delegates to the 37th annual pre-conference of IFLAPARL, the Library and Research Services for Parliaments Section of IFLA (International Federation of Library Associations).

We look forward to working with colleagues from around the world to share experiences and best practice in the provision of library and research services to parliaments, their members and committees, as well as citizens. This is a satellite event of the 87th World Library and Information Congress which takes place in Dublin, 26-29 July 2022

Call for presentations

The Library and Research Services for Parliaments Section of IFLA is now accepting proposals for presentations at the pre-conference. We are looking for short, 10-min presentations based on member institutions' practical experiences.

Deadline: 30 May 2022

Join us in Dublin!

Register to attend IFLAPARL 2022 on 22 July. The pre-conference is being hosted by the Houses of the Oireachtas (Irish Parliament).

About the IFLAPARL Pre-conference

Attending the pre-conference
About the IFLAPARL Pre-conference 2022


The conference programme has been developed around three topics:

Library and information services

  • Managing the information marketplace: professional and client perspectives
  • Strengthening information literacy
  • Preserving and making use of parliament’s memory and historic collections.

Research, evidence and quality

  • Library & research services in support of evidence-based policy work and parliamentary scrutiny
  • Quality: ensuring library & research services that are fit for parliamentary purpose.

Connecting and innovating

  • Kaleidoscope: lightning talks on trends and innovations from individual services.

There will be presentations and plenty of scope for interaction and debate among participants.

There will also be a group photo and a tour of the Houses of the Oireachtas.

Selected sessions of the pre-conference programme may be livestreamed. Note that the ability to interact will be limited.

Venue | Royal College of Physicians of Ireland

Plan your visit to Dublin

Visiting Dublin for the IFLAPARL Pre-conference 2022?

These websites for provide practical information to plan your trip.


Contact Details

Josefa Fuentes
Chair, IFLA Section on Library and Research Services
for Parliaments

Claire Hickey
Library and Research Service
+353 (0)1 6183000

Houses of the Oireachtas Service
Kildare St
D02 XR20