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The IFLA Position on Public Lending Right (2016)

Introduction The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) is a non-governmental organisation (NGO) representing the interests of libraries and information services as well as the users of such services throughout the world. Libraries accessible to the public, together with other not for profit cultural, scientific… Read More

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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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Internet Manifesto 2014

1. Library and information services and the Internet 1.1  Library and information services are vibrant institutions that connect people with global and local information resources. They provide access to ideas and creative works and make the richness of human expression and cultural diversity available to everyone. 1.2… Read More

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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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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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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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Statement on Libraries and Sustainable Development (August 2002)

中文 | français | Italiano | Slovenčina Meeting in Glasgow on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of its formation, the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions Declares that all human beings have the fundamental right to… Read More

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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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