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Second Inter-regional Conference for the Memory of the World

Representatives from IFLA will attend the Second Inter-regional Conference for the Memory of the World to speak on our work towards preserving and providing access to Digital Heritage.  A member of the Policy and Advocacy team will present IFLA’s Guidelines for Setting Up a Digital Unification Project… Read More

  • Events
  • 02 November 2019

Keeping Cultural Heritage at the Heart of Europe

IFLA joined cultural heritage practitioners, policymakers and stakeholders from civil society in Paris on 30 October to discuss the role of cultural heritage at the heart of the revival of the European project. Read More

  • News
  • 02 November 2019
  • By: anonymous

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