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IFLA MetLib Conference 2017 in Montréal – Registration now open!

2017 MetLib Conference The event will be held from April 30, 5 pm, to May 5, noon, in Montréal, at the Grande Bibliothèque (475 De Maisonneuve Blvd East, Montréal, Québec, Canada).

2 December 2016 | Metropolitan Libraries | Metropolitan Libraries, Conferences, Canada, Public Libraries, Conference registration

Call for Papers - Satellite Meetings Genealogy and Local History Section joint with Asia & Oceania Section and with IT Section

"The Challenge of Multiple Identities" is the theme for the main session in Vilnius, Lithuania, 15-17 August 2017

29 November 2016 | General IFLA news

2017 IFLA International News Media Conference, Reykjavík, Iceland

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

29 November 2016 | News Media

Liberty in the Library – FAIFE Network Launches

Libraries are increasingly places not just for reading, but also for creating and sharing. They are guardians of free access to information and free expression – two values which are inseparable from each other. Yet in the Internet Age, new possibilities may be compromised by a sense of insecurity and loss of privacy online. Libraries aim to find a way to overcome this apparent trade-off. The new FAIFE Network offers a forum for discussion on how to do this.

29 November 2016 | FAIFE | FAIFE (Committee on Freedom of Access to Information and Freedom of Expression), Access to information, Freedom of expression, Privacy

IFLA Promotes Library and User Interests at WIPO

IFLA joined a coalition of international and national NGOs at the 33rd meeting of the Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR) of the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) on 14-18 November 2016. While IFLA works to achieve individual reforms at the national and regional level, WIPO is still the most effective place for achieving change which will allow libraries around the world to do their jobs in a digital age.

24 November 2016 | CLM and Copyright Limitations and Exceptions | CLM (Committee on Copyright and other Legal Matters), Access to information, Access to knowledge, Copyright

2017 Call for Papers: P&C Satelitte Meeting in Sierre, Switzerland

The theme of this satellite meeting is "New challenges for the preservation of documentary heritage".

23 November 2016 | Preservation and Conservation | Preservation and Conservation, Preservation, Switzerland, documentary heritage