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IFLA Releases Statement on Open Access in Intergovernmental Organisations

Intergovernmental Organisations both shape the policies and priorities of governments, and inform the international debate. By going making their publications freely – and meaningfully – available to all, they can support participation and set an example to all.

4 Avril 2019 | CLM and Copyright Limitations and Exceptions | CLM (Committee on Copyright and other Legal Matters), Access to information, Copyright, Open Access

First SDG Book Club Selection Available

The first selection from the SDG Book Club, in all official UN languages, is now online. This offers an excellent starting point to get discussions going around SDG1 – no poverty.

2 Avril 2019 | Libraries, Development and the UN 2030 Agenda | Literacy and Reading, Children, Development, Literacy, Sustainable development

A Unique Role - A Real Need: Libraries, Archives, Museums and Exceptions to Copyright

Through two events at the World Intellectual Property Organisation, IFLA helped explore the indispensable – and undisputed – role of exceptions and limitations in achieving the public interest mission of libraries.

2 Avril 2019 | CLM and Copyright Limitations and Exceptions | CLM (Committee on Copyright and other Legal Matters), Access to information, Copyright, Copyright Limitations and Exceptions for Libraries & Archives

IFLA/PAC Training Course: Book Binding Preservation

The IFLA/PAC at the Qatar National Library invites all paper and book conservators and conservation technicians from libraries, cultural institutions and museums in Qatar and the Arab world to a 5-day hands-on training 14-18 April 2019.

2 Avril 2019 | PAC | Cultural heritage, Qatar, PAC, Preservation and Conservation, Cultural heritage, book binding, documentary heritage

Will you be on the winner's dais in Athens?

Is your public library something out of the ordinary? You still have time to enter the IFLA/Systematic Public Library of the Year Award? Nominations close on 15 April 2019.

29 Mars 2019 | Public Libraries | Public Libraries, Awards

IFLA PressReader International Marketing Award Winners 2019

The IFLA Section on Management and Marketing in collaboration with PressReader is pleased to announce the winners, finalists and top ten projects of the IFLA PressReader International Marketing Award for 2019!

28 Mars 2019 | Management and Marketing | Management and Marketing, Awards

2019 RSCAO Mid-term Meeting held in Manila, Philippines

The National Library of the Philippines (NLP) hosted the 2019 Mid-year Meeting of IFLA – Regional Standing Committee on Asia and Oceania (RSCAO) on March 6-8, 2019.

28 Mars 2019 | Asia and Oceania

Note from IFLA Regional Office

We had a wonderful start of 2019, packed with activities in the Region. The RSCAO Section had the annual mid-term meeting in Manila, Philippines and the CDNLAO had the annual meeting in Singapore.

28 Mars 2019 | Asia and Oceania

CDNLAO held in Singapore on 21 February 2019

The 27th Conference of Directors of National Libraries in Asia and Oceania (CDNLAO) was held in Singapore at the National Library Building on 21 February 2019.

28 Mars 2019 | Asia and Oceania