Libraries play a crucial role in providing access to information to the communities they serve. However, our institutions can also, in turn, benefit from access to information, in order to support planning and advocacy work.

IFLA produces a range of statistics materials designed to help libraries and associations better understand the world around them, gain a clearer view of their own strengths and priorities, and identify areas for advocacy.

To mark World Statistics Day 2020, this webinar presented IFLA’s key statistics outputs, in particular our flagship Library Map of the World, as well as the data produced as part of our Development and Access to Information report, and the analyses that these have made possible.

In particular, we will presenti:

Watch the recording here.