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IFLA welcomes US Court decision on legality of Google Books digitization; cautions against growing digital information divide for libraries elsewhere

As an organization committed to the principle of freedom of access to information, and the belief that equitable access to information is vital to the educational and cultural well-being of communities, the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) welcomes the decision of the US District Court with regards to the legality of the Google Books project. Read More

  • News
  • 25 November 2013
  • By: anonymous

Statement of Principles on Global Cross Sectoral Digitisation Initiatives

[MS Word] | [PDF] The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA), the International Council on Archives (ICA), the Coordinating Council of Audiovisual Archives Associations (CCAAA), the International Council of Museums (ICOM), the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) and the… Read More

  • Publications
  • 31 January 2013

Digitisation projects and best practice

Newspaper digitisation projects worldwide ICON survey on newspaper digitisation projects Wikipedia:List of online newspaper archives United States – National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP) Utah Digital Newspapers Program Australian Newspapers Digitisation Program… Read More

  • Page
  • 13 August 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

  • Publications
  • 11 May 2012

An Inclusive, Rights-Based Information Society

IFLA works alongside its members to uphold intellectual freedom, access to culture and education, digital inclusion, and freedom from discrimination. We engage with external partners to highlight libraries’ unique position and to collectively realise their potential to deliver on these rights and values. This includes IFLA’s cooperation with and contributions… Read More

  • Units
  • 29 March 2010