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The Theme Report 2006

"Libraries and the Fight against HIV/AIDS, Poverty, and Corruption" The IFLA/FAIFE Theme Report 2006 tries to answer the question of why libraries and information services should place stronger emphasis on issues concerning the condition and constraint of the environment in which they are operating, and by… Read More

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World Report 2007 Country Reports

This year questionnaires were submitted by respondents from 116 countries and the individual country reports can be accessed by clicking on the links below. Albania Algeria Andorra Aruba Australia Austria Bahamas Barbados… Read More

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The World Report 2005

"Libraries, National Security, Freedom of Information Laws and Social Responsibilities" The IFLA/FAIFE World Report 2005 is an extensive 406-page document that updates and expands upon previous World Reports in 2001 and 2005. The 2005 report focuses on National Security, Freedom of Information Laws and Social… Read More

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The Theme Report 2004

"Libraries for Lifelong Literacy" The IFLA/FAIFE Theme Report 2004 presents visions of how libraries can promote literacy and lifelong learning. The literacy process has to be recognised as inclusive of all ranges of communication, and it occurs at all levels and ages of societies, whether they… Read More

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The Summary Report 2002

"Libraries, Conflicts & the Internet" The second volume in the series, The IFLA/FAIFE Summary Report was launched in Glasgow 2002. The main topics of debate were an overview of global Internet access barriers; the Internet as the information tool of the 21st century; libraries and conflicts;… Read More

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The World Report 2001

"Libraries & Intellectual Freedom" The IFLA/FAIFE World Report on Libraries and Intellectual Freedom, published in 2001, was the first attempt to systematically collect information on freedom of access to information related to libraries and information services and their customers and provided a picture on the status… Read More

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Activities

CLM focuses its energies on areas of copyright where it can have the greatest impact, and where threats to libraries’ ability to preserve a balance between user and owner rights are most pressing. It is mostly concerned with the global copyright arena, as IFLA is an international organisation. CLM… Read More

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Conferences

2021 World Library and Information Congress: 2021 IFLA General Conference  and Assembly. Let’s Work Together for the Future. Virtual Conference Theme: Libraries Include – Navigating the Government Information and Official Publications Landscape: Authority, Reproducibility and Accessibility. Session Recording available via the IFLA WLIC 2021 website. Carol Riccalton, Head of… Read More

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Strategic Plan, 2007-2009

Mission The Cataloguing Section of IFLA is the leader of international developments in cataloguing theory, activities, and standards development. The Section analyzes the principles and functions of cataloguing activities for all types of materials and media, including both bibliographic and authority information, for the benefit of all kinds… Read More

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Annual report 2005

January 1st – December 31st 2005 CLM was established to advise IFLA and its constituent groups with respect to copyright and intellectual property, economic barriers to the acquisition and use of library materials, trade agreements affecting library services, disputed claims of ownership of library materials, authenticity of… Read More

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