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Libraries Supporting Open Government: Areas for Engagement and Lessons Learned

Open Government is an umbrella term that covers principles and practices of re-defining the relationship between government and wider society towards more openness, transparency and participation. Relying on their capacity and expertise in ensuring meaningful access to information and supporting user engagement, libraries can help deliver… Read More

  • Publications
  • 04 June 2020

Taller de la IFLA sobre transparencia y buen gobierno: Argentina

El 28 de septiembre de 2011, en coincidencia con el “Día del acceso a la información”, se realizó en Buenos Aires el Taller sobre transparencia y buen gobierno, patrocinado por IFLA LAC, IFLA FAIFE y la Biblioteca del Congreso (Argentina). A cargo de Paul Sturges, de la Universidad de Loughborough, Inglaterra, y de Alejandra Martínez del Prado, del Sistema de Bibliotecas de la Facultad de Medicina de la UNAM, el taller invitó al intercambio de ideas y opiniones para reflexionar sobre cómo pueden contribuir las bibliotecas al buen gobierno y la transparencia. Read More

  • News
  • 02 January 2012
  • By: anonymous

The Ethics of Librarianship: An International Survey

This book brings together papers on professional ethics for library and information services from 17 countries—from Argentina to Uganda—approaching professional concerns and responses to their ethical dimensions from a number of different angles. Library associations have considered ethical issues such as freedom of speech, for some time. The… Read More

  • Publications
  • 28 March 2011
  • By: Robert W. Vaagan (Ed.)