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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

Internet Governance Guide for Libraries

Internet governance is a complex field that covers the rules, norms and standards that determine how the internet – from the physical connections to the programmes and information that pass over it – works. Given the growing centrality of the internet in the work of libraries,… Read More

  • Publications
  • 18 December 2018

Delivering the Promise: IFLA Secretary General Urges Support for Copyright Reforms that Benefit South African Libraries, Users

IFLA Secretary General Gerald Leitner has written a letter to key South African ministers and parliamentarians, urging them to take the final steps necessary to approve a copyright reform that will be good for libraries and good for their users. People with print disabilities will benefit particularly from the ratification of the Marrakesh Treaty that the reforms enable. Read More

  • News
  • 05 December 2018
  • By: anonymous

XVI International Conference on University Libraries

Organized by the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México through the Dirección General de Bibliotecas, the XVI International Conference on University Libraries will be held on 24-26 October 2018. In the horizon of the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals, as well as… Read More

  • Events
  • 15 October 2018

IFLA Secretary-General Welcomes Naming of Michelle Bachelet as Human Rights Commissioner

Defending, promoting and respecting human rights is fundamental for libraries. IFLA strongly supports the work of the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights to identify and criticise abuses at the highest level. The naming of Michelle Bachelet to the role of High Commissioner offers hope that the pressure for improvement will grow stronger in years to come. Read More

  • News
  • 22 August 2018
  • By: anonymous

Lifelong Learning Culture: A Partnership for Rethinking Education

IFLA will participate in the 2nd Lifelong Learning Platform Conference, held in Vienna, Austria. This will provide a chance to highlight the unique role and contribution of libraries in making lifelong learning a possibility for all. Thanks to technological, economic and social change, people… Read More

  • Events
  • 04 July 2018