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The IFLA Position on Copyright in the Digital Environment

IFLA is an international non-governmental organisation (NGO) which exists to undertake, support and co-ordinate research and studies, and disseminate information about all aspects of library and information work world wide and to organise meetings and training in this field. In the international copyright debate, IFLA represents the… Read More

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  • 03 December 2012

Background Paper on e-Lending (2012)

As part of its work on the 2011-2012 Key Initiatives, the IFLA Governing Board appointed a working group to draft a background paper on digital lending. At its April meeting the IFLA Governing Board endorsed this paper, and we are now pleased to present a version for download. Read More

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  • 11 May 2012

Enhancing the culture of reading and books in the digital age

This one-day conference will take place on October 13th, the day before the opening of the Frankfurt Book Fair. It seeks to show the ways in which libraries, writers and publishers can foster a culture of reading in the age of digital information and communication technologies. Read More

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  • 14 September 2009
  • By: anonymous

Working Group on Metadata for Digital Objects

Digital publishing is rapidly spreading into different publishing domains, at present especially within the academic world and among government and municipal bodies. For libraries that have started collecting and organizing this digital material it is obvious that it is much more time consuming and complicated to handle these kinds… Read More

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  • 17 April 2009