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Changing Roles of NGOs in the Creation, Storage, and Dissemination of Information in Developing Countries

Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) are growing exponentially. In 1993, the Yearbook of International Organizations listed 16,000 internationally recognized NGOs. By 2004, this number was 63,000. With this increase comes a staggering growth in the activities and intellectual output of NGOs working on a local and international… Read More

  • Publications
  • 08 November 2011
  • By: Steve W. Witt (ed.)

The ENSULIB SIG presented in Madrid, Spain

The Instituto Cervantes in Madrid included in the program of its meeting on "Development, Sustainability and Culture: the Social Role of Libraries" a presentation of the IFLA Environmental Sustainability and Libraries Special Interest Group. Read More

  • News
  • 20 January 2011
  • By: Veerle Minner Van Neygen

The Public Library Service: the IFLA/UNESCO Guidelines for Development

2nd EDITION NOW AVAILABLE! The Public Library Section’s major project for 4 years was, the production of new Guidelines and Standards for public libraries. Prepared by a working group of the section of Public Libraries chaired by Philip Gill. 2001, XV, 116 p. (EUR 54… Read More

  • Publications
  • 05 August 2009
  • By: Philip Gill (editor), In collab. with Section of Public Libraries

Library Development Programme (LDP)

The IFLA Library Development Programme (IFLA LDP) works in collaboration with libraries, library associations, partner organisations and library professionals worldwide.  Our work helps all countries deliver relevant, sustainable activities for equitable access to information and stronger library communities. IFLA LDP delivers community-led change through its training programmes, online learning activities… Read More

  • Units
  • 30 March 2009