News Media Section

Division: Library Collections

Mission Statement

The News Media Section is a forum to share information on all issues relating to newspapers and news published in any media (print, microfilm, electronic, analogue, digital, etc) including libraries’ policies of acquisition, collection development, cataloging, digitisation, conservation, storage and long-term preservation of both physical and digital media as well as interactions with news producers, aggregators, and distributors. The section is further concerned with standards and policies pertaining to news media and with physical and intellectual access to these materials as our cultural heritage

 

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News Media, Sections

Last update: 6 October 2015

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2017 IFLA International News Media Conference, Reykjavík, Iceland

Collecting, Preserving, and Transforming the News – for Research and the Public

29 November 2016

Call for Papers: 2016 IFLA News Media Satellite Meeting, Lexington, Kentucky, USA

News, new roles & preservation advocacy: moving libraries into action

18 January 2016

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2017 IFLA International News Media Conference

27 – 28 April 2017 (Landsbókasafn Íslands – Háskólabókasafn (The National and University Library of Iceland), Reykjavík, Iceland)

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