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SIG Library History Oral Histories Project

As outlined in its Action Plans from 2019 the SIG Library History has embarked on what some might think are a very ambitious set of projects on the oral histories of our librarians past and present.  As the project develops a number of streams reveal themselves and those… Read More

  • News
  • 19 March 2021
  • By: Dr. Kerry Smith

IFLA looking ahead on Copyright

2021 has begun and IFLA is already on the way to being a busy year. While all libraries are facing information access problems because of COVID-19, we are committed to continuing efforts to build better opportunities for users through improved legal frameworks for copyright. Find out what our plans and expectations are for 2021. Read More

  • News
  • 20 January 2021
  • By: anonymous

IFLA continues raising awareness around library needs at WIPO

On 16-20 November 2020, the World Intellectual Property Organization hosted the 40th meeting of the Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR). The objective of this meeting – the first in over a year – was to take stock of work so far, and explore steps forwards on the Committee’s agenda, including its work on exceptions and limitations to copyright for libraries, archives and museums. Read More

  • News
  • 23 November 2020
  • By: anonymous

2020 IFLA International News Media Conference

Libraries and cultural heritage institutions have been leaders in preserving news media content, including newspapers, news websites, radio and television news. The 2020 IFLA International News Media Conference will explore how institutions are addressing the challenges of capturing and preserving born digital news media, preserving and building access… Read More

  • Events
  • 27 November 2019