FAIFE has collected more than 60 codes of ethics for librarians from around the world. These guidelines customarily are adopted by national library or librarians associations or in some cases implemented by government agencies. The collection will be completed and updated successively

Armenia   [Armenian Library Association]Professional code of behaviour of the Armenian Librarian

Australia  [The Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA]Statement on Professional Ethics

Belgium  [Flanders]  [Vlaamse Vereniging voor Bibliotheek, Archief en Documentatie (VVBAD)]Professional code for information professionals in libraries and documentation centers

Botswana [Botswana Library Association]Code of Ethics

Brasil [Conselho Federal de Biblioteconomia] [Portuguese]Code of Ethics

Bulgaria  [Bulgarian Library and Information Association]Code of Ethics

Canada  [The Canadian Library Association (CLA]Code of Ethics

Chile  [Colegio de Bibliotecarios de Chile A.G.]  [Spanish]Código de Ética Profesional

China   [Library Society of China]Code of Ethics

China   [Hongkong]  [The Hong Kong Library Association]Code of Ethics

Costa Rica [Colegio de Bibliotecarios de Costa Rica]  [Spanish]Code of Ethics

Croatia  [The Croatian Library Association]Code of Ethics

Cuba [Asociación Cubana de Bibliotecarios]  [Spanish]Code of Ethics

Czech Republic  [Association of Library and Information Professionals of the Czech Republic]Code of Ethics

El Salvador [Asociación de Bibliotecarios de El Salvador]  [Spanish]Code of Ethics

Estonia  [Estonian Librarians Association, ELA]Code of Ethics of the librarians and information specialists of Estonia

Finland  [Finnish Library Association]Ethical Principles of Library Work

France  [Association des Bibliothécaires Français]The Librarians’ Code of Ethics

Germany [BID – Bibliothek und Information Deutschland]Ethics and Information Ethical principles of the library and information professionals

Hungary  [Board of the Association of Hungarian Librarians and the Board of the Federation of Libraries and Information Centres]Code of ethics of Hungarian librarians

Iceland [Upplýsing – Félag bókasafns – og upplýsingfraeda]Code of Ethics

Indonesia  [The Association of Indonesian Librarians / Ikatan Pustakawan Indonesia (IPI)]Code of Ethics for Librarians

Ireland [Library Association of Ireland (LAI)]Code of Ethics

Israel  [The Israeli Center for Libraries]Code of Ethics of the Librarians in Israel

Italy  [The Italian Library Association (AIB)]Librarians’ code of ethics: fundamental principles

Jamaica  [The Jamaica Library Association]Code of Ethics

Japan  [The Japan Library Association]Code of Ethics for Librarians

Korea  [The Korean Library Association (KLA)]Code of Ethics for Librarians

Latvia [Latvian Librarians Associationa (LLA)]Code of Ethics of Librarians in Latvia (English translation also available)

Lithuania   [The Lithuanian Librarians’ Association (LLA)]Code of Ethics of Lithuanian Librarians

Luxembourg   [The Librarians´ Association of Luxembourg]National Code of Ethics of ALBAD

Malaysia   [Persatuan Pustakawan Malaysia (Librarians Association of Malaysia)]Code of Ethics

Malta [Malta Library and Insformation Association (MALIA)]Code of Ethics for Library and Information Professionals

Mauritius [Mauritius Council of Registered Librarians (MCRL)]Code of Ethics

Mexico   [El Colegio Nacional de Bibliotecarios (CNB)]Code of Professional Ethics

The Netherlands   [Public Library Section of the Netherlands Association of librarians]Professional Charter for Librarians in Public Libraries

New Zealand   [The Library & Information Association New Zealand Aotearoa (LIANZA)]Code of Professional Conduct

Nicaragua [Asociación Nicaragüense de Bibliotecarios y Profesionales Afines] [Spanish]Code of Professional Ethics

Nigeria [Librarians’ Registration Council of Nigeria]Code of Ethics

Panama [Asociación Panameña de Bibliotecarios] [Spanish]Code of Ethics

Peru [Colegio de Bibliotecólogos del Perú]  [Spanish]Code of Ethics

Philippines   [The Professional Regulation Commission of the Republic of the Philippines]Code of Ethics for Registered Librarians

Poland   [The Polish Librarians Association]Code of Ethics for Librarians and Information Professionals

Portugal   [Portuguese Association of Librarians, Archivists and Documentalists (BAD), Portuguese Association for the Development of Scientific and Technical Information (INCITE), Portuguese Association of Health Documentation (APDIS)]Code of Ethics for Information Professionals in Portugal

Puerto Rico [Sociedad de Bibliotecarios de Puerto Rico]  [Spanish]Code of Ethics

Russian Federation   [Russian Library Association]Russian Librarian’s Professional Ethics Code

Serbia   [Serbian Library Association]Code of Ethics

Singapore   [The Library Association of Singapore (LAS)]Code of Ethics

Slovenia [The Slovenian Library Association]Code of Ethics

South Africa [Library and Information Association of South Africa (LIASA)]Code of Ethics

Spain [Spanish Federation of Societies of Archivist, Librarians, Documentalist and Museology (FESABID)]Code of Ethics

Spain [Catalunya] [Collegi Oficial de Bibliotecaris – Documentalistes de Catalunya]Code of Ethics

Spain [Spanish Society for Scientific Documentation and Information, SEDIC]: Code of Ethics (updated 2022)

Sri Lanka   [The Sri Lanka Library Association (SLLA)]Code of Professional Conduct and Ethics

Sweden  [The Librarians’ Association (BF)]Professionalism and Professional Ethics

Switzerland  [The Association of Swiss Librarians and Libraries (BBS)]Ethikkodex des bis  [German]
Code d´éthique  [French]

Thailand [The Thai Library Association]Code of Ethics 

Turkey [The Turkish Librarian´s Association (TKD) Professional Ethics Principles]Code of Ethics

Ukraine   [The Ukranian Library Association]Code of Ethics of a Librarian

United Kingdom  [CILIP: the Chartered Institute of Library and Information]Code of Professional Conduct

Uruguay [Asociación de Bibliotecólogos del Uruguay] [Spanish]Code of Ethics

United States of America[The American Library Association (ALA)]Code of Ethics

Venezuela  [Colegio de Bibliotecólogos y Archivólogos de Venezuela (CBAV)] [Spanish]Code of Ethics

Indigenous peoples

Protocols concerning ethical issues in the handling of information and a range of library/information/archives issues relating to Indigenous peoples:
The Protocols for Native American Archival Materials
Original Australian protocol, 1995: The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Protocols for Libraries, Archives, and Information Services