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IFLA Trend Report Update

Now, after over sixty events in thirty countries spread across all continents, and translation into fourteen languages, the Trend Report 2016 Update shares the results of these discussions. It builds on the experience, insights and imagination of IFLA’s members, adding a new layer of understanding. Read More

  • News
  • 15 August 2016
  • By: anonymous

IFLA President’s Session in Columbus

The IFLA President’s Session will focus on how libraries have been responding to the continual changes in the information environment. Four high-level speakers will present keynote thoughts on how emerging trends since the launch of the IFLA Trend Report in 2013 have continued to pose challenges and opportunities for the information sector, and how innovative actors are responding to those challenges with new services and approaches to information provision. Read More

  • News
  • 09 August 2016
  • By: anonymous

Chances 2016 Conference

Chances 2016: Libraries Mastering Change is a conference sponsored by the German Library Association, the Professional Association “Library and Information”, the Goethe Institute and ekz library service. Glòria Pérez-Salmerón will deliver the keynote speech on The Need to Change: The IFLA Trend Report and the shift… Read More

  • Events
  • 25 January 2016

Registration now open: IFLA President’s Meeting 2015

Dedicated website and final programme now available; There will be five mains sessions with the following themes: *IFLA Trend Report and Lyon Declaration *Transforming Technologies: Opportunities and Threats *Legal regulations and the Impact on Information Technologies *Transformation in Public Libraries *Knowledge Economy in all Aspects Read More

  • News
  • 17 March 2015
  • By: anonymous

IFLA Hosts Trend Report Meeting at UNAM, Mexico City

On the 4th and 5th March 2013 IFLA, in association with the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) hosted a high-level meeting in Mexico City to help prepare the IFLA Trend Report. Ten experts from eight countries were invited to discuss the trends that will affect society over the next ten years, with a particular emphasis on the effects they will have on the information environment in which libraries operate. Read More

  • News
  • 07 March 2013
  • By: anonymous