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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

The World Report 2007

The 2007 World Report shows that the digital divide is still a serious reality that needs to be tackled by library communities worldwide in the years to come. Significant inequalities in Internet access exist across the international library community which are often exacerbated by the increasing use of filtering… Read More

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  • 30 March 2009

IFLA/FAIFE World report 2007

Access to libraries and information: Towards a fairer world The individual sections of the World Report can be accessed by following the links in this Table of Contents. Also available is the full World Report in one consolidated file [PDF… Read More

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  • 30 March 2009

World Report 2007 Articles

From censorship to freedom of access to information and freedom of expression in South Africa – Archie L Dick Corruption and transparency in Russia: the anticorruption role of libraries – Irina Trushina The USA PATRIOT Act: an example of the impact of national… Read More

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  • 30 March 2009

World Report 2007 Country Reports

This year questionnaires were submitted by respondents from 116 countries and the individual country reports can be accessed by clicking on the links below. Albania Algeria Andorra Aruba Australia Austria Bahamas Barbados… Read More

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  • 30 March 2009

The World Report 2005

"Libraries, National Security, Freedom of Information Laws and Social Responsibilities" The IFLA/FAIFE World Report 2005 is an extensive 406-page document that updates and expands upon previous World Reports in 2001 and 2005. The 2005 report focuses on National Security, Freedom of Information Laws and Social… Read More

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  • 30 March 2009

The World Report 2005 Media release

IFLA/FAIFE are pleased to announce the launch of the IFLA/FAIFE World Report 2005 on Intellectual Freedom and Libraries titled ‘Libraries, National Security, Freedom of Information Laws and Social Responsibilities’. The Report was launched at the World Library and Information Congress press conferences on Tuesday 16th of August 2005 in Oslo. Read More

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  • 30 March 2009

The Theme Report 2004

"Libraries for Lifelong Literacy" The IFLA/FAIFE Theme Report 2004 presents visions of how libraries can promote literacy and lifelong learning. The literacy process has to be recognised as inclusive of all ranges of communication, and it occurs at all levels and ages of societies, whether they… Read More

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  • 30 March 2009

The World Report 2003

"Intellectual Freedom in the Information Society, Libraries & the Internet" The Report focuses on libraries and the Internet based on completed questionnaires from 88 countries representing all regions of the world. It discusses the digital divide, filtering and blocking of information, user privacy, financial barriers, intellectual… Read More

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  • 30 March 2009

The World Report 2003 Media release

The IFLA/FAIFE World Report 2003. Intellectual Freedom in the Information Society, Libraries and the Internet was launched at a press conference. The World Report 2003 has responses from 88 different countries – equivalent to 58% of IFLA member countries – almost double the number of countries represented in the… Read More

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  • 30 March 2009