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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

  • Events
  • 02 November 2019

Teaching Digital Skills in Rural Nigeria

Loving the Rural Community Children with Open Spaces for ICT in Nigeria: Prospects and Challenges The incorporation of Information & Communication Technology (ICT) to enhance children’s rights is an important factor in making children feel loved and wanted in the society. The idea with our program, “Loving… Read More

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  • 04 August 2019 – the Danish Online Community for Children is owned and created by the Danish public libraries. This is a national online community for tweens aged 7-14 (target group 8-12), where the children’s own content is in the spotlight. A main focus of is to create campaigns and competitions which initiate a passion for… Read More

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  • 04 August 2019

Digital collection of Students’ Picturebooks

Digitization and online tools provide opportunities for school librarians to actively include their users in creating new library collections. One such example is Digital Collection of Students' Picturebooks, a unique library collection created mostly by students – the largest group of school library users. Every year… Read More

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  • 04 August 2019

Newsletter August 2019

Dear colleagues, We are delighted that many of our section members will be able to join us for the 85th IFLA World Library and Information Congress (WLIC) in Athens, Greece, and our preconference Satellite meeting in Beograd, Serbia. We wish for this to be memorable… Read More

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  • 04 August 2019

European Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market: what it is about and why libraries should care

On 17 May 2019, after several years of discussion, the European Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market was published in the official journal of the European Union. It enters into force on 20 June 2019, which marks the beginning of a two-year period for member states to change their laws in order to meet the objectives of the directive. Read More

  • News
  • 18 June 2019
  • By: anonymous

European copyright reform: resources

The first major reform of Europe’s copyright system in almost 20 years aims to update the law for the digital age. In addition to affecting libraries and library users across Europe, it also sets an example for others, and could affect libaries elsewhere directly. The European Union… Read More

  • Publications
  • 20 December 2018

Background Paper on Extended Collective Licensing

The IFLA background paper on extended collective licensing presents examples of extended collective licensing systems under several jurisdictions. Reports from Canada, China, France, Germany, the United Kingdom, the United States, Norway and Sweden provide an overview the circumstances that appear to be needed for extended collective licensing… Read More

  • Publications
  • 07 August 2018
  • By: IFLA Copyright and Other Legal Matters Advisory Committee Network