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Promoting Cross-Border Connections between Libraries and the IFLA Strategy: An Interview on the UK Working Internationally Initiative

IFLA’s Strategy 2019-2024 is driving efforts to create an inspired, engaged, enabled and connected library field. Success will depend on libraries and library associations being ready to think and work internationally. We interviewed Rabeea Arif, the Working Internationally Project Manager at CILIP, the UK Library Association, about work in the United Kingdom. Read More

  • News
  • 08 January 2020
  • By: anonymous

Video recording of the 16th IFLA ILDS conference: Beyond the paywall – Resource sharing in a disruptive ecosystem. Held at the National Library of Technology in Prague, Czech Republic, October 9-11, 2019.

Recorded at the National Library of Technology in Prague, Czech Republic, from Wednesday, October 9, at 10:00 CET, until Friday, October 11, 2019, at noon CET. More at https://ilds2019.org. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.  … Read More

  • Publications
  • 12 November 2019

Proceedings of the 16th IFLA ILDS conference: Beyond the paywall – Resource sharing in a disruptive ecosystem : held at the National Library of Technology in Prague, Czech Republic, October 9-11, 2019

Published on behalf of the IFLA Document Delivery and Resource Sharing Section’s Standing Committee, this freely-accessible eBook is a testimonial reflecting the state-of-the-art in the areas of thinking through, reacting to and proactively engaging in the most emergent challenges of todays’ global resource sharing and document delivery… Read More

  • Publications
  • 04 November 2019
  • By: Peter D. Collins, Stephanie Krueger, and Sasha Skenderija (Eds.)

Second Inter-regional Conference for the Memory of the World

Representatives from IFLA will attend the Second Inter-regional Conference for the Memory of the World to speak on our work towards preserving and providing access to Digital Heritage.  A member of the Policy and Advocacy team will present IFLA’s Guidelines for Setting Up a Digital Unification Project… Read More

  • Events
  • 02 November 2019

Keeping Cultural Heritage at the Heart of Europe

IFLA joined cultural heritage practitioners, policymakers and stakeholders from civil society in Paris on 30 October to discuss the role of cultural heritage at the heart of the revival of the European project. Read More

  • News
  • 02 November 2019
  • By: anonymous

Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights 39 (SCCR/39)

At the 39th meeting of WIPO’s Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR), United Nations member states will discuss the topic of exceptions and limitations to copyright for libraries, archives and museums, among other matters. For more information on how SCCR works… Read More

  • Events
  • 21 October 2019

IFLA at the International Conference on Exceptions and Limitations at WIPO

This Friday 18th October, the International Conference on Exceptions and Limitations at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) begins. It will be an opportunity to deliver on the mandate given by Member States "to consider the opportunities and challenges provided by various international solutions including soft law, contractual/licensing and normative approaches, as appropriate". IFLA will be there, encouraging stakeholders to deliver a concrete action plan that improves the situation for libraries. Read More

  • News
  • 17 October 2019
  • By: anonymous

ILDS 2019 Conference in Prague – Registration now open!

Registration for the ILDS2019 Conference is now open. The conference will be held in Prague on 9th – 11th October 2019. Don't miss this great event.  We invite you once more to contribute to the program and submit a summary of your proposal no later than 31 March 2019. Read More

  • News
  • 13 February 2019
  • By: Ertugrul Cimen

Bringing the Marrakesh Treaty closer to practice: IFLA releases new monitoring report

IFLA has today published an update to its Marrakesh Monitoring Report. This sets out which countries have ratified or acceded to the Treaty, and which have taken the necessary steps at the national level to make it a reality. It underlines the need for continued attention at the national level to make a reality of the promise of Marrakesh. Read More

  • News
  • 24 January 2019
  • By: anonymous

16th ILDS (Interlending and Document Supply) Conference

IFLA DDRS Standing Committee would like to challenge the interlending and document supply community to consider strategies for contending with an increasingly complex global information environment. See: Conference web page: 16th ILDS (Interlending and Document Supply) Conference With the Conference, entitled Beyond the Paywall:… Read More

  • Events
  • 07 December 2018