International Union of Forest Research Organizations and Forestry Librarians

Bart Goossens, B Avery

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    Abstract

    The International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) is a global network whose aim is to foster cooperation among researchers in all areas of forestry and related sciences. Provided here is an overview of the IUFRO organizational structure and goals in general, and those that relate to information management in particular. Highlighted are the history and the recent accomplishments of Divisions 06.03 whose charge is centered on information services and knowledge organization within the forestry research community. Current issues facing forestry librarians are noted as is the need to take a fresh look at their role within IUFRO.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationEvery continent, every ocean : proceedings of the 32nd annual conference of the International Association of Aquatic and Marine Science Libraries and Information Centers (IAMSLIC)
    Number of pages10
    Publication date2007
    Pages137-146
    Publication statusPublished - 2007
    EventEvery Continent, Every Ocean: 32nd IAMSLIC Conference - Portland, Oregon, United States
    Duration: 8-Oct-200612-Oct-2006
    http://www.iamslic.org/conf2006/

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    • Agriculture (society)

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