Researchers and heads of libraries from Armenia, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan joined PAC Centres Russia and Kazakhstan for an online international roundtable discussion.
IFLA’s PAC Centres continue their mission: putting a spotlight on preservation and conservation, bringing professionals together across borders, and enabling trainings and collaboration opportunities – all by digital means.
Cultural and memory institutions across Chile, including multiple libraries, celebrated "Día del Patrimonio Cultural en Casa" (National Cultural Heritage Day at Home) with opportunities to engage with collections online.
UNESCO’s statement, "Turning the threat of COVID-19 into an opportunity for greater support to documentary heritage", co-signed by IFLA, stresses the importance of continued support for preservation and access to documentary heritage.
The IFLA/ UNESCO Public Library Manifesto has been an important achievement since it was first ratified in 1994. Share your input, feedback and ideas as we review the Manifesto to ensure it remains a relevant tool that reflects the missions of public libraries today.
IFLA has created this checklist to help with the challenges of implementing the 2015 UNESCO Recommendation. This Checklist will help you self-assess the different policies and practices of national governments and institutions and identify where more support is needed.