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UNESCO Agrees Open Science Recommendation – Implications for Libraries

During its General Conference, held on 9-24 November, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) agreed a new Recommendation on Open Science. IFLA has welcomed this work, and encourages librarians, libraries and associations to draw on this in their own practice and advocacy. Read More

  • News
  • 28 November 2021

LIBSENSE: Building Library/NREN Collaborations around Open Science

While universal connectivity represents one of the key development challenges of our time, it not only through cables and masts that the full potential of the internet will be realised. The LIBSENSE project demonstrates how investing in content and skills in parallel can make the difference.  In… Read More

  • Publications
  • 07 April 2021

IFLA Comments on UNESCO draft Recommendation on Open Science

IFLA has submitted its response to a call for comments on UNESCO’s draft Recommendation on Open Science. The Recommendation is due to be agreed later this year. Our comments focus on strengthening the message of the text, giving greater clarity on the roles that librarians can play,… Read More

  • Publications
  • 22 January 2021