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EU Digital Assembly 2017 – Libraries As Relevant As Ever in the Internet Age

This year’s European Digital Assembly took place in Malta, bringing together representatives of the EU, national governments, business and civil society. It focused on the opportunities and challenges raised by the development of the digital economy, and how policy makers should respond. Libraries have a clear role in ensuring that the Internet develops in a way that benefits everyone. Read More

  • News
  • 24 June 2017
  • By: anonymous

World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) 2017

The 2017 Conference of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) will offer an opportunity to deepen the connections between Internet governance and the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. IFLA has long argued that access to information, ito which the Internet has… Read More

  • Events
  • 22 May 2017

Means, Don (2016): “Reaching the Rest of Us: Public Spectrum for Public Access” – Libraries lead in providing public access via TV WhiteSpace to help bring billions of new users into global digital conversation

A paper by Don Means (2016) presented at IFLA WLIC 2016 in Columbus, OH, in the session Connections. Collaboration. Community in Session 81 – Division III Programme. Don Means, Gigabit Libraries Network (GLN), is an active partner in the Dynamic Coalition of Public Access in Libraries. Abstract: A promising global… Read More

  • Publications
  • 13 March 2017
  • By: Don Means