Global Vision News
The first regional workshop of IFLA’s inclusive and high-level Global Vision discussion started on 3 May 2017 at the iconic Library of Congress (LoC) in Washington D.C., United States
IFLA’s Global Vision discussion is bringing together thousands of representatives of the library field worldwide to explore how a connected library field can meet the challenges of the future.
More than 300 librarians from around the world gathered together and brought great energy to the marvelous space of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center Lighthouse building in Athens, Greece.
IFLA’s Global Vision discussion, officially launched in Athens today, is bringing together thousands of representatives of the library field worldwide to explore how a connected library field can meet the challenges of the future.
While the shared values of libraries and the information field remain a constant, continuous change in society creates challenges for the profession. What are the major challenges to maintaining these values? The issues facing libraries today require a collective and joint response; successfully achieving a common vision.