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IFLA’s Safer Internet Day Survey: Report in Progress

IFLA’s Libraries for Children and Young Adults Section will soon publish the results of a survey into how libraries around the world are finding ways both to deliver on children’s right of access to information, while also keeping them safe. Read More

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  • 08 February 2022

Libraries Champion Children’s Online Wellbeing: Getting Ready for Safer Internet Day

Every February, Safer Internet Day brings together diverse stakeholders to empower young internet users, raise awareness and support skills-building to ensure their safety online. This is a unique opportunity to highlight and build on the crucial work libraries are doing to support digital literacy, safety and wellbeing of children and youth online. Read More

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  • 24 January 2022
  • By: anonymous

Get into Safer Internet Day

Safer Internet Day is an annual event that brings together diverse stakeholders from around the globe to empower young internet users, raise awareness and support skills-building to ensure their safety online. This is a unique opportunity to highlight and build on the crucial work libraries are doing to support digital… Read More

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  • 24 January 2022

Latest News: Short Report on the Safer Internet Day Survey

The Safer Internet Day working group launched its survey in Spring 2021 and collected 482 responses from librarians serving young people around the world. Many thanks to all who participated.   Data analysis is underway! So far, we’ve seen lots of interesting data about what sorts of digital services… Read More

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  • 22 May 2021

Safer Internet Day

The C&YA Safer Internet Survey started with an initiative at the World Library and Information Congress (WLIC) Athens in August 2019. With support from Valensiya Dresvyannikova (IFLA Policy and Research Officer) the Libraries for Children and Young Adults Section formed a working group with 12 Section members from 11… Read More

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  • 22 February 2021

Safer Internet Day in Lithuanian Libraries

Every February, libraries around the world support and take part in the Safer Internet Day campaign - to raise awareness and organise learning opportunities to help young people navigate the internet safely and confidently. Jolita Steponaitienė, the President of Lithuanian Librarian‘s Association, offers a look at how libraries in Lithuania continue to champion Safer Interent Day initiatives in 2021. Read More

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  • 09 February 2021
  • By: anonymous

Safer Internet Day: Experiences in Latvian Libraries

Every February, many countries celebrate and organise events dedicated to Safer Internet Day. Promoting digital literacy - including the fundamentals of online safety and privacy - has long been an important part of many libraries’ offer. So how can libraries support the Safer Internet Day campaign – and why should they take part? To offer a look from Latvia – a country where libraries have been championing Safer Internet Days for many years – Inga Niedra from the Latvian Culture Information Systems Centre shared some insights. Read More

  • News
  • 09 February 2021
  • By: anonymous

Get into Safer Internet Day

Safer Internet Day is an annual event that brings together diverse stakeholders from around the globe to empower young internet users, raise awareness and support skills-building to ensure their safety online. This is a unique opportunity to highlight and build on the crucial work libraries are doing to support digital… Read More

  • Resources
  • 21 January 2021

Libraries for a Better Internet: Safer Internet Day 2020

Libraries work to protect the online safety and wellbeing of their patrons and communities by promoting digital literacy and offering inclusive ICT skills training and assistance. On Safer Internet Day 2020, libraries in many countries are joining the campaign to raise awareness and help children and young people develop the skills for safe and responsible Internet use. Read More

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  • 10 February 2020
  • By: anonymous

Stay Safe Online? Go to your Library! IFLA Celebrates Safer Internet Day 2018

Libraries guarantees people access to knowledge through literacy, innovation and creativity. Through the work of libraries, users young and old are empowered to discover, better their lives and stay safe online. They guarantee a strong and democratic society and they enable an open and informed citizenry. Read More

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  • 06 February 2018
  • By: anonymous