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European Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market: what it is about and why libraries should care

On 17 May 2019, after several years of discussion, the European Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market was published in the official journal of the European Union. It enters into force on 20 June 2019, which marks the beginning of a two-year period for member states to change their laws in order to meet the objectives of the directive. Read More

  • News
  • 18 June 2019
  • By: anonymous

Adoption of the European Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market

The Council of the European Union has now also adopted the European Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market. After the entry into force of the text in a few weeks, a period of national implementation will start. IFLA, alongside partner organisations, will now engage with members at the national level to get the best outcome for libraries. Read More

  • News
  • 17 April 2019
  • By: anonymous

IFLA Newspaper Conference, 11-13 April 2012 – Papers

Details home venue registration sponsorship accommodation Conference theme: “Newspaper Digitization and Preservation: New Prospects. Stakeholders, Practices, Users and Business Models” The conference presentations are now on line.  Click here to see the list… Read More

  • Publications
  • 12 January 2019

In and Out Air Strategies Conference: Speakers’ presentations on line!

International Conference, Bibliothèque nationale de France, 5-6 March 2009 This event was the first of a cycle of four which will be organized by PAC Core activity in collaboration with other institutions, focusing on the four elements: Air, Water, Fire and Earth and how libraries and archives have… Read More

  • Publications
  • 12 January 2019

Blue Shield Statement on Palmyra

22 April 2016 Palmyra and the wider historic environment in Syria In the latest Statement of the Blue Shield, the organisation welcomes the removal of Da’esh from the World Heritage Site of Palmyra and stresses that it stands ready to support and stand… Read More

  • Publications
  • 12 January 2019

WLIC 2019, Call for papers

The IFLA Religions: Libraries and Dialogue Special Interest Group invite interested professionals to submit proposals for the open session to be held during IFLA WLIC in Athens, Greece, from 24-30 August 2019. Read More

  • News
  • 11 January 2019
  • By: user