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UK’s Crown Copyright and the Government Web

In the UK, all material produced by civil servants, ministers and government departments and agencies in the course of their work belongs to the Crown and is Crown copyright. The material covered ranges from public records, government reports and legislation to Ordnance Survey maps, government reports and official press releases, and even academic articles sponsored by government departments. IFLA Government Libraries Section Information Coordinator, Jonathan Ginn covers the bases. Read More

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  • 17 September 2022
  • By: Jonathan Ginn

IFLA Announces the Launch of the 2022 IFLA-UNESCO Public Library Manifesto at the United Nations Transforming Education Summit

The Transforming Education Summit has brought diverse stakeholders including policymakers and civil society organisations together at the Headquarters of the United Nations in New York to make commitments towards reimagining and transforming education.  From 16-19 September, delegates from around the world are exploring how to respond to the global crisis… Read More

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  • 17 September 2022

The IFLA-UNESCO Public Library Manifesto

The IFLA-UNESCO Public Library Manifesto proclaims UNESCO’s belief in the public library as a living force for education, culture and information, and as an essential agent for the fostering of peace and welfare through the minds of all people. This Manifesto was first created in 1949 and has been updated… Read More

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  • 14 September 2022

Call for ENSULIB Newsletter Articles

We would like to invite everyone to share their stories /articles / announcements with ENSULIB for publication in our forthcoming newsletter. Articles should be submitted in Word format and cover subjects relevant to environment, sustainability and libraries, preferably with images (in JPEG format) or other media under a CC-BY… Read More

  • News
  • 14 September 2022

IFLA Local History and Genealogy Section – Call for Co-opted Members

Hello colleagues, The IFLA Local History and Genealogy Section is looking to co-opt additional members. We have had a few vacancies and would like to take this occasion to increase our membership roster and our regional representation. The section would like to add members from Latin America, the Caribbean,… Read More

  • News
  • 13 September 2022