21 August 2017

From the Annual Conference

Today's the day! IFLA's Global Vision online voting is now open

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Wrocław, Poland, 21 August 2017

Do you want to help shape the future of the library field and be involved in a truly worldwide brainstorm? Today is the day you can play your part in IFLA’s Global Vision discussion, as the online voting platform has now launched during the World Library and Information Congress in Wrocław, Poland.

You have until 30 September to vote on six key questions that will help create a global library roadmap for the future - your views and your vote matters!

The Global Vision discussion is our chance to engage in innovative conversations to unite the library field in the face of ever-increasing globalisation. With six regional workshops already taken place and incredible ideas shared from almost 140 countries, the Global Vision momentum has already begun. Your involvement is crucial in pushing the conversation forward. You can see why the IFLA Global Vision discussion and your role is needed in our video.

What’s more, it doesn’t matter where you are in the world. Voting options are available in the seven IFLA languages Arabic, Chinese, English, French, German, Russian and Spanish, making the voting process accessible and inclusive for everyone, wherever you happen to be!

So, now it’s your turn! Vote, motivate your colleagues to vote and let your voice be heard. Go to: globalvision.ifla.org/vote to cast your vote.

Read more about the IFLA Global Vision project: globalvision.ifla.org

For more information: Contact globalvision@ifla.org

About IFLA

The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) is the leading international body representing the interests of library and information services and their users. It is the global voice of the library and information profession. Founded in 1927 in Edinburgh, Scotland at an international conference, we now have more than 1,400 Members in over 140 countries around the world. IFLA was registered in the Netherlands in 1971. The Royal Library, the national library of the Netherlands, in The Hague, generously provides the facilities for our headquarters.

About the IFLA Global Vision

IFLA is facilitating a Global Vision discussion through a series of high-level meetings and workshops in different parts of the world following our kick-off event in Athens, Greece on 4 April 2017.  Face-to-face and online, future-oriented conversations will be taking place throughout the year. See the Global Vision discussion website: globalvision.ifla.org for more details, and join the conversation on Twitter and Instagram using the #iflaGlobalVision hashtag.

Together we create the future: Join us!

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