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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

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  • 02 November 2019

ICDL 2019

​ The Sixth tri-annual International Conference on Digital Landscape (ICDL) will take place at the India Habitat Centre in New Delhi, India. According to its website, "ICDL 2019 will bring together leaders spearheading digital disruptions in their organizations to offer insights, knowledge, and case studies on… Read More

  • Events
  • 12 September 2019

ICDL 2019

​ The Sixth tri-annual International Conference on Digital Landscape (ICDL) will take place at the India Habitat Centre in New Delhi, India. According to its website, “ICDL 2019 will bring together leaders spearheading digital disruptions in their organizations to offer insights, knowledge, and case studies on contemporary… Read More

  • Events
  • 12 September 2019

Guidelines for Setting Up a Digital Unification Project

​IFLA has released its guidelines for setting up a digital unification project. These provide a checklist, and recommendations, for libraries in the planning, delivery, and finalisation of projects to provide digital access to collections across distance and borders. Libraries and archives throughout the world… Read More

  • Publications
  • 22 August 2019

Digital Unification: Case Studies

As part of its work, IFLA’s Digital Unification Working Group has collected a range of case studies. Links to these can be found here: Codex Siniaticus Glagolitic Script  Europeana Regia  James Joyce Manuscripts  Korean Rare Books  … Read More

  • Publications
  • 25 July 2019

Digital Francophone Library

​Summary: The Réseau Francophone Numérique (RFN – Francophone Digital Network) is an association that brings together the French-speaking world’s greatest documentary institutions. It provides evidence, through unique but currently little known heritage collections, which are sometimes in danger of deterioration – of the intense cultural exchanges that have been made… Read More

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  • 25 July 2019

Bibliothèques d’Orient

​Summary: Bibliothèques d’Orient presents the interactions between Eastern Mediterranean countries and France over several centuries, with a particular focus on the period 1798-1945. From the moment it opens, this collaborative digital library bring together about 7,000 documents accompanied by almost 100 scientific contextualisation. These items can be accessed through 7… Read More

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  • 25 July 2019

British Library Qatar Foundation Partnership

​Summary: The project focus is primarily on digitization of the India Office Records in the archives of the British Library that relate to Gulf History with extended metadata and contextual articles on these topics. Additional elements include Manuscripts, Maps and Music related to the region.   Type… Read More

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  • 25 July 2019

France-Poland Digital Library

​Summary: The France-Poland Digital Library offers the public a rare collection of documents on Franco-Polish relations. It brings together so far 1000 documents illustrating the richness and the constancy of the links which unite France and the Poland between the Renaissance and the Second World War. This project is part of… Read More

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  • 25 July 2019

Library and Archives Canada’s Indigenous Documentary Heritage Initiatives

​Summary: In 2017, the Government of Canada announced funding for Library and Archives Canada (LAC) to support the digitization of Indigenous documentary heritage. This has included both work to increase online access to  the relevant holdings of Library and Archives Canada, and support and expertise to Indigenous communities in… Read More

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  • 25 July 2019