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

Latest News

Call for Papers: 2016 IFLA News Media Conference, Hamburg, Germany

Reviving the past and keeping up with the future – the libraries’ role in preserving and providing access to newspapers and news media

16 September 2015

CRL Report on Stockholm Workshop

Report from CRL on Stockholm workshop

21 May 2015