Content tagged Digitisation
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(These results include any available translations of the original English documents.)
- European Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market: what it is about and why libraries should care
On 17 May 2019, after several years of discussion, the European Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market was published in the official journal of the European Union. It enters into...
News - 18 June 2019
Tags: Access to information, Access to knowledge, Advocacy, Archives, Associations, Conservation, Copyright, Copyright Limitations and Exceptions for Libraries & Archives, Cultural heritage, Digital Humanities, Digital libraries, Digital preservation, Digitisation, Europe, CLM (Committee on Copyright and other Legal Matters)
- European copyright reform: resources
The first major reform of Europe's copyright system in almost 20 years aims to update the law for the digital age. In addition to affecting libraries and library users across Europe, it also...
Publication - 20 December 2018
Tags: Access to information, Advocacy, Copyright, Copyright Limitations and Exceptions for Libraries & Archives, Copyright Limitations and Exceptions for Libraries & Archives, Digital Humanities, Digital preservation, Digitisation, E-Learning, eBooks, eLending, eLending for Libraries, Europe, licensing, CLM (Committee on Copyright and other Legal Matters), Publications
- Background Paper on Extended Collective Licensing
The IFLA background paper on extended collective licensing presents examples of extended collective licensing systems under several jurisdictions. Reports from Canada, China, France, Germany, the...
Publication - 7 August 2018
- Libraries Promote Culture, Social Cohesion, Digital Empowerment: Open Letter to the Bulgarian EU Presidency
Libraries and the Bulgarian EU Presidency share the same goals – a stronger, more cohesive Europe, built on creativity, innovation and inclusion. Every day, libraries across the continent...
News - 10 January 2018
- Making Digital Durable: IFLA Celebrates First International Digital Preservation Day
The Internet – and digital technologies more generally – has massively reduced the costs of producing and sharing information. It has allowed for an explosion of creativity, allowing...
News - 30 November 2017
- Libraries in the sky: large-scale collaboration strategies and infrastructures to enhance the use of digital heritage collections
Libraries in the sky: large-scale collaboration strategies and infrastructures to enhance the use of digital heritage collections IFLA RBSCS mid-term conference, National Library of Norway...
Event - 27 November 2017
Tags: Collections, Conference, Digital preservation, Digital repositories, Digital resources, Digitisation, Information technology, Intellectual property, International cooperation, Norway, Rare books and manuscripts, Rare Books and Special Collections
On this page we will highlight preservation and conservation resources. You can send us (firstname.lastname@example.org) relevant resources. IFLA's preservation survey results (2016...
Informational Page - 18 January 2017
- New Preservation and Conservation (PAC) Centre for digital preservation
IFLA is pleased to announce the creation of a new Preservation and Conservation (PAC) Centre which will focus on digital preservation and digital sustainability. The new PAC Centre is based at the...
News - 31 May 2016
- Motores para el Cambio: Primer Encuentro Iberoamericano Sobre Derecho de Autor y Tratado de Marrakech
IFLA and la Biblioteca del Congreso de la Nación in Argentina will hold a meeting to discuss copyright reform on October 28 and 29 in Buenos Aires. Motores para el Cambio: Primer Encuentro...
Event - 22 October 2015
Tags: Access to information, Advocacy, Argentina, Buenos Aires, Copyright, Copyright reform, Digitisation, Freedom of information, IFLA LAC, Marrakesh Treaty, Meeting, CLM (Committee on Copyright and other Legal Matters)
- Folkeverkstedet: Making a workshop for the people of Oslo, Norway
The overall aim of Oslo Public Library MakerSpace is to bring new forms of knowledge production into the library, through creating space that is available for anyone who wants to come to the...
Informational Page - 16 June 2015
Tags: 3D printing, Audiovisual and multimedia, Children, Communication, Cooperation, Development, Digitisation, Education, Information literacy, Library as place, MakerSpace, Networking, Young adults, Libraries for Children and Young Adults
- CRL Report on Stockholm Workshop
The Center for Research Libraries (CRL) has just released the conference outcomes from Stockholm. The report and outcomes posted on the event page recaps the discussion from the productive...
News - 21 May 2015
- Women, Information and Libraries SIG satellite meeting in Pretoria, South Africa
The IFLA Women, Information and Libraries Special Interest Group (WIL) in cooperation with the University of South Africa (UNISA) Library and the UNISA Women’s Forum have the great pleasure...
Event - 7 April 2015
- Guidelines for Planning the Digitization of Rare Book and Manuscript Collections
Digitization guidelines have proliferated in many forms over the last fifteen years, and all of them reflect a set of best practices that continues to evolve. These guidelines attempt to...
Publication - 3 September 2014
- 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
- 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...
News - 25 November 2013
- Statement of Principles on Global Cross Sectoral Digitisation Initiatives
IFLA is pleased to join with ICA, CCAAA, ICOM, ICOMOS and ICSTI in adopting the CDNL recommendations of Principles on Global Cross Sectoral Digitisation Initiatives. This long-term vision...
News - 31 January 2013
- Statement of Principles on Global Cross Sectoral Digitisation Initiatives
[MS Word] | [PDF] The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA), the International Council on Archives (ICA), the Coordinating Council of Audiovisual...
Publication - 31 January 2013
- IFLA IT Newsletter Dec 2012 - Trends and Issues in Library Information Technology
The December 2012 issue of the IFLA IT Section (Trends and Issues in Library Technology) has a great range of articles covering all aspects of library and information technology....
Informational Page - 31 December 2012
- Digitisation projects and best practice
Newspaper digitisation projects worldwide ICON survey on newspaper digitisation projects Wikipedia:List of online newspaper archives United States - National...
Informational Page - 13 August 2012
- Crowd sourcing
A new buzz-word came up in the context of digitizing millions of newspaper pages: "crowd sourcing". If you want to learn more about it and why libraries should take a serious look at this...
News - 16 July 2012
- Background Paper on e-Lending (2012)
As part of its work on the 2011-2012 Key Initiatives, the IFLA Governing Board appointed a working group to draft a background paper on digital lending. At its April meeting the IFLA Governing...
Publication - 11 May 2012
- UNESCO endorses the IFLA Manifesto for Digital Libraries
[العربية ] The Hague/Paris UNESCO has endorsed the IFLA Manifesto for Digital Libraries at its General Conference 2011. The Manifesto provides principles to assist libraries in...
News - 13 December 2011
- Latest IFLA IT Section newsletter released - July 2010
The latest issue of the IFLA ITS Newsletter has three feature articles: "India: the Digital Repository at IICT", "Digital Library Inter-operability" and "...
News - 6 July 2010
Tags: Digital preservation, Digital repositories, Digital resources, Digitisation, Freedom of information, Knowledge management, m-libraries, Open Source, RFID, social networking, Information Technology
- About Digital Libraries
Library users increasingly expect everything to be immediately available on the web, free of charge at each point of service and coupled with the assurance of permanent access. At a cross-cultural...
Informational Page - 29 March 2010
- Digital Libraries
Vision statement: To employ the fullest potential of digital technology in partnership with users by enabling seamless and open access to all types of information without limits to...
IFLA Group or Activity - 29 March 2010
- Mid-Term Meeting in Moscow
Preliminary programme Wednesday, March 3: Workshop on the Digital collections development 10.00 – 10.15: Greetings by Dr. Victor Fedorov,...
Event - 3 February 2010
Tags: Acquisitions, Collection development, Collections, Digital resources, Digitisation, Electronic collections, Electronic resources, Midterm Meeting, Russian Federation, Acquisition and Collection Development
- Digital Library Futures Conference – and the future of digital libraries within IFLA
Summary and follow up On Tuesday 25 August, IFLA’s Professional Committee, together with the Italian Government organized a one day conference on Digital Library Futures...
News - 15 September 2009
- IFLA Statement to the European Commission hearing on the Google Book Settlement
On Monday 7th September IFLA participated in a hearing in Brussels on the Google Book Settlement organised by the European Commission. IFLA, along with EBLIDA and LIBER, and other library...
News - 10 September 2009
- Preservation and Conservation Section & Core Activity Satellite Conference
There will be 2 days of presentations that highlight particular aspects and issues related to Preservation. The first day will feature preservation and conservation activities in several...
Event - 20 May 2009
- Guidelines for Digitization Projects for collections and holdings in the public domain
Digital technology opens up a totally new perspective. The World Wide Web holds millions of websites and the Internet is the market place for research, teaching, expression, publication and...
Publication - 31 March 2009