Content tagged Knowledge society
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- Global MIL Week is Coming! How Can You Get Involved?
Global Media and Information Week 2018 will take place from 24 to 31 October 2018, and provides an opportunity to discuss – and celebrate – the importance of skills as both a response...
News - 29 May 2018
- IFLA at Mozfest
Our participation to Mozfest was a blast. We met new people and learned a lot from them. Read about the experience and learn the new web literacy tools Mozilla made available to all. One...
News - 16 November 2017
- World Day for Audiovisual Heritage 2016
Today is the World Day for Audiovisual Heritage 2016. The theme of this year's celebration is " It’s your story – don’t lose it " "UNESCO...
News - 27 October 2016
- Engaging the world’s libraries with Wikipedia - what are the opportunities?
Do library patrons get the best information for the topic they are looking for? Do they have the skills needed to use Wikipedia as part of a research process that helps with learning and...
News - 20 September 2016
- Global Commission Recommends Governments to Invest in Public Access in Libraries
The Global Commission on Internet Governance has just released One Internet, a wide-ranging and pragmatic vision of how all actors can contribute to a sustainable and democratic internet....
News - 22 June 2016
- Be Open to Open Science – Libraries Call on All Stakeholders to Play a Constructive Role
Libraries today urged all players to work together and apply their efforts to build an open science system. In a statement responding to the conclusions of the EU Competitiveness Council,...
News - 9 June 2016
- Libraries are fighting for public, not commercial interests - a response to comments at the International Publishers' Congress 2016
IFLA has co-signed a letter in response to comments made by Hachette Livre CEO Arnaud Nourry at this week's International Publishers' Congress. In it, we reject entirely the argument that...
News - 14 April 2016
Tags: Access to information, Advocacy, contractual override, Copyright, EU, European Commission, Intellectual property, Knowledge society, Policy, Publishing, rights, CLM (Committee on Copyright and other Legal Matters)
- Libraries Can Help Connect the Next 4 Billion – IFLA Co-signs Letter to Finance Ministers
IFLA has co-signed a letter calling for universal, open, secure, and affordable broadband connectivity, with full protection of human rights. The letter to Finance Ministers, who are meeting today...
News - 13 April 2016
Tags: Access to information, Access to knowledge, broadband, connectivity, Democracy, Development, Digital divide, Information literacy, Information policy, Information technology, International cooperation, Internet access, Knowledge society, sustainable development goals, LDP (Library Development Programme)
- Reform Copyright without Curtailing Internet Freedoms: IFLA Co-signs Open Letter to European Commission
IFLA has co-signed an open letter calling on the EU Commission to ensure that upcoming copyright reforms promote access to information and freedom of expression across Europe. IFLA and...
News - 7 April 2016
Tags: Access to information, Access to knowledge, Advocacy, Copyright, EU, EU Copyright Consultation, Europe, European Commission, Freedom of expression, International cooperation, Internet access, Internet intermediary responsibilities, Knowledge society, Policy, CLM (Committee on Copyright and other Legal Matters)
- IFLAcampLab 2014
registration (EN+RU) | program plus latest updates: EN / RU We are happy to invite you to IFLAcamp Library Creative Laboratory: “A Hero of Our...
Event - 14 March 2014
Tags: Access to information, Access to knowledge, Advocacy, Associations, Collection development, Collections, Communication, Communities of practice, Conference, Conferences, Cooperation, Copyright, Cultural heritage, cycling, Development, Digital divide, Digital repositories, Digital resources, Digitisation, Education and training, IFLAcampLab, Information professionals, Information technology, International cooperation, Knowledge society, Library as place, Library history, Meetings, Members, Networking, New professionals, NPSIG, Policy, Professional development, Russian Federation, unconference, New Professionals
- FAIFE Satellite Meeting Cancelled
Dear colleagues, Due to unexpectedly low registration, the 2011 FAIFE Satellite Meeting (Intellectual Freedom in a Changing World) scheduled for 10-12 August 2011 in Miami Beach, Florida has...
News - 8 July 2011
- Venezuela's National Library as the Nucleus of a National Library System (IABNSB) in the 20th century
English | Español A Prologue of Sorts In late 2010, I prepared the following text about Venezuela's Instituto Autónomo Biblioteca Nacional y Sevicios de Bibliotecas (IABNSB). I was...
Publication - 29 June 2011
- A response to The European Commission's Green Paper "Copyright in the Knowledge Economy" (2008)
IFLA welcomes the opportunity to respond to the European Commission's Green Paper on Copyright in the Knowledge Economy (COM(2008) 466/3). IFLA has long been campaigning for fair and balanced...
Publication - 31 March 2009