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European Dialogue on Internet Governance (EuroDIG) 2021

The 2021 European Dialogue on Internet Governance took place last week, bringing together stakeholders to discuss, collaborate and facilitate good practices around the policies and processes which shape the digital ecosystem today. IFLA summarises some key messages and takeaway lessons for libraries worldwide. Read More

  • News
  • 09 July 2021
  • By: anonymous

Webinar – Where do we fit in 4IR ?

IFLA Information Technology Section - Open webinar series: quarterly online coffee talks with librarians and academics on emerging technologies Webinar #2: "Where do we fit into the 4IR: librarians' perceptions" - Follow-up Read More

  • News
  • 30 October 2020
  • By: user

IFLA Statement on Libraries and Artificial Intelligence

The adoption of artificial intelligence and machine learning systems in private and public spheres is rapidly growing. How can these developments impact both everyday practices and the broader social mission of libraries? IFLA’s new statement sets out some key principles. The rapid pace of AI development and… Read More

  • Publications
  • 21 October 2020

IFLA at EuroDIG 2020

The 2020 European Dialogue on Internet Governance (EuroDIG) took place online on June 11-12. IFLA joined the conference to get more insights on what recent trends in European internet policy and governance could be relevant and interesting for the library field. Read More

  • News
  • 18 June 2020
  • By: anonymous

Libraries and Media Literacy: IFLA to Participate in an EU Project

IFLA is working on a Media Literacy project within the framework of the EU 'Preparatory Action on Media Literacy for All'. The goal is to help deliver on libraries’ potential to be agents of change and champions of media literacy, who continue to help build informed and engaged communities. Read More

  • News
  • 28 May 2020
  • By: anonymous

One Librarian, one reference #1Lib1Ref 2020

In 2020, the Wikimedia Foundation is launching the fifth edition of One Librarian One Reference (#1Lib1Ref) which will be held from 15th of January to the 5th of February 2020! Read More

  • News
  • 04 December 2019
  • By: anonymous

The Role of Libraries in National Broadband Plans and Policies

Public internet access in libraries is an important tool to help bring more people online. Including libraries in national broadband plans and policies is a way to support and enable their work towards digital inclusion. Within the framework of the IGF Dynamic Coalition on Public Access in Libraries,… Read More

  • Publications
  • 27 November 2019

14th Annual Meeting of the Internet Governance Forum

IFLA will be participating in the annual Internet Governance Forum (IGF) meeting on 25-29th of November in Berlin. The IGF is a UN-based open multistakeholder platform which brings together actors from public, private and civil society sectors to discuss how the internet works and should be governed. Read More

  • Events
  • 16 November 2019