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Libraries on the agenda at NETmundial

IFLA is this week attending the NetMundial meeting in Sao Paolo, Brazil. NetMundial is being organized by the Brazilian Government and /1Net, a forum that gathers international entities of the various stakeholders involved with Internet governance. The meeting can be considered a response to the 2013 Snowden revelations… Read More

  • News
  • 24 April 2014
  • By: anonymous

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

IFLA/UNESCO Manifesto for Digital Libraries

Bridging the Digital Divide: making the world’s cultural and scientific heritage accessible to all The digital divide is an information divide Bridging the digital divide is a key factor in achieving the Millennium Development Goals of the United Nations. Access to information resources and the means… Read More

  • Publications
  • 10 March 2010

Oslo satellite conference 2010

"WITH THE RIGHT TO READ" Oslo IFLA pre-conference on reading August 7th – 9th  2010    IFLA satellite conference on Reading for all – a question of equal access, active inclusion and advocacy for a global library, securing the right for all to access knowledge and… Read More

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  • 21 July 2009