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How libraries for children and young adults are supporting development by providing access to information

How do libraries, librarians and library services support development? Section Libraries for Children and Young Adults gave a brief on a statement based on Lyon declaration principals. Library services for children and young adults are essential for acquiring literacy, participation and  other civic skills. See the… Read More

  • Publications
  • 13 July 2015
  • By: IFLA Section Libraries for Children and Young Adults

The problem of blasphemy and defamation of religion laws

[PDF] Introduction Precisely on the day the first words of this Spotlight were written, a newspaper story reported that in a court in Tomsk, Siberia, state prosecutors have filed a case seeking to ban the Bhagavad Gita on the grounds that it is extremist… Read More

  • Publications
  • 04 January 2012
  • By: Paul Sturges, Loughborough University, UK

Oslo satellite conference 2010

"WITH THE RIGHT TO READ" Oslo IFLA pre-conference on reading August 7th – 9th  2010    IFLA satellite conference on Reading for all – a question of equal access, active inclusion and advocacy for a global library, securing the right for all to access knowledge and… Read More

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  • 21 July 2009