Content tagged Digital libraries
Ordered by publication date from most to less recent.
(These results include any available translations of the original English documents.)
- UNESCO Calls for Continued Support for Preservation and Access to Documentary Heritage in Response to COVID-19
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...
News - 6 April 2020
Tags: Access to information, Access to knowledge, Audiovisual and multimedia resources, Conservation, Cooperation, Copyright exceptions and limitations, Cultural heritage, Data management, Digital libraries, Digital preservation, Library and information profession, Library collections, Library services, Policy, Preservation
- Call for Papers (video or multimedia work) IFLA WLIC 2020 Dublin – The Audiovisual and Multimedia Section joint with Metropolitan Libraries Section
The IFLA Audiovisual and Multimedia Section and Metropolitan Libraries Section invites interested professionals from any library to submit a short (10 minutes or less) video or multimedia work for...
News - 3 February 2020
Tags: Access to information, Accessibility, Audiovisual and multimedia resources, Communications, Cultural heritage, Digital libraries, Education, Electronic resources, Freedom of information, Information technology, International cooperation, Library outreach, Library services, Open access, Metropolitan Libraries
- WLIC 2020 joint session with Preservation and Conservation Section
Since begining of 21st century IT development have brought new forms of e-books and complex objects for renewed and enhanced user / reader experience. These innovative cultural...
News - 13 January 2020
Tags: Access to information, Accessibility, Best practices, Development, Digital divide, Digital inclusion, Digital libraries, Digital preservation, Digital repositories, Digital resources, Digitisation, Library collections, Preservation
- Guidelines for Setting Up a Digital Unification Project
IFLA has released its guidelines for setting up a digital unification project. These provide a checklist, and recommendations, for libraries in the planning, delivery, and finalisation...
Publication - 22 August 2019
- Digital collection of Students' Picturebooks
Digitization and online tools provide opportunities for school librarians to actively include their users in creating new library collections. One such example is Digital Collection of Students...
Informational Page - 4 August 2019
Tags: Best practices, Children, Collection development, Digital inclusion, Digital libraries, digital skills, Digitisation, Education and training, Electronic collections, empowerment, Lifelong learning, school libraries, Young adults, Libraries for Children and Young Adults
- Digital Unification: Case Studies
As part of its work, IFLA's Digital Unification Working Group has collected a range of case studies. Links to these can be found here: Codex Siniaticus Glagolitic Script...
Publication - 25 July 2019
- 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 exceptions and limitations, Cultural heritage, Digital humanities, Digital libraries, Digital preservation, Digitisation, Europe, CLM (Committee on Copyright and other Legal Matters)
- Best Practice for Establishing a Public Lending Right System that Supports Authors and Libraries and Enables Literacy and Learning (Annex to the 2016 IFLA Position on Public Lending Right)
IFLA’s existing statement on Public Lending Right (PLR), updated in 2016, sets out IFLA’s policy position on Public Lending Right. These best practices are without prejudice to the...
Publication - 29 April 2019
Tags: Advocacy, Copyright, Copyright exceptions and limitations, Digital libraries, Digital resources, eBooks, eLending, eLending for Libraries, Best Practices, CLM (Committee on Copyright and other Legal Matters)
- Get Connected: Public Access Policy Toolkit
The Public Access Policy Toolkit looks at the different policy areas where libraries may need to advocate to ensure that all our institutions can provide internet access to their users....
Publication - 11 April 2019
Tags: Access to information, Digital libraries, Dynamic Coalition on Public Access in Libraries, Internet access, Public Access, Briefings, FAIFE (Committee on Freedom of Access to Information and Freedom of Expression)
- Call for papers WLIC 2019 - The IFLA Audiovisual and Multimedia Section, joined by the IFLA Preservation and Conservation Section and the Strategic Programme on Preservation and Conservation (PAC)
The IFLA Audiovisual and Multimedia Section, joined by the IFLA Preservation and Conservation Section and the Strategic Programme on Preservation and Conservation (PAC), invite interested...
News - 7 January 2019
Tags: Access to information, Access to knowledge, Accessibility, Archives, Audiovisual and multimedia resources, Best practices, Collection development, Conservation, Cultural heritage, Data management, Digital humanities, Digital libraries, Digital preservation, Digital resources, Electronic resources, Information technology, Library and information profession, Library collections, Open source, Preservation, Resource discovery, Risk assessment, Society, Usability
- 2018 World Day for Audiovisual Heritage
The 2018 World Day for Audiovisual Heritage will take place on October 27, and has the theme “Your Story is Moving”. Here is what UNESCO says about the theme...
News - 2 October 2018
Tags: Access to knowledge, Archives, Associations, Cultural heritage, Digital humanities, Digital libraries, Digital preservation, Digital repositories, Digital resources, Education, Open access, Preservation, Resource discovery, Society
- Scholarly Communication in Asia & Africa
At the 2018 World Library and Information Congress in Kuala Lumpur, SOCRS held an open program on scholarly communication. The program featured papers from across Asia and Africa. The main...
News - 4 September 2018
Tags: Africa, Asia and Oceania, Bibliometrics, Digital libraries, Digital preservation, Digital repositories, Digital resources, eBooks, Electronic resources, Open access, Professional development, Scholarly communications, Serials and Other Continuing Resources
- Library History SIG at IFLA WLIC 2018 in Kuala Lumpur
Library History SIG at IFLA WLIC 2018 in Kuala Lumpur Session Theme: Transform Libraries. Transform Societies: Library outreach to marginalized populations: historical perspectives...
News - 6 February 2018
- International Conference on Digital Libraries (ICDL) 2016
Smart Future: Knowledge Trends that will Change the World is the theme at the 2016 International Conference on Digital Libraries (ICDL). Smart Future is about understanding,...
Event - 27 July 2016
- Libraries as media: Redefining a library in the digital age
[This paper was in the Paris Satelitte Meeting program but the event has to be cancelled] With the recent advances in digital technology, the nature of libraries has changed...
Publication - 30 July 2014
- International Digital Library Conference 2014
The conference aims at creation of regional cooperation and collaboration in implementing digitization programmes to enable information sharing, networking and preserving of richand diverse...
Event - 12 March 2014
- Manifeste IFLA pour les bibliothèques numériques
Combler le fossé numérique : rendre l’héritage culturel et scientifique accessible à tous Le fossé numérique est un fossé d’...
Publication - 10 July 2013
- Manifiesto de las IFLA/UNESCO Sobre las Bibliotecas Digitales
Colmar la brecha digital: volver accesible a todos el patrimonio mundial cultural y científico La brecha digital es una brecha de información Subsanar la brecha...
Publication - 10 March 2010
- IFLA / UNESCO-Manifest für Digitale Bibliotheken
Die digitale Kluf überbrücken: das kulturelle und wissenschaftliche Erbe der Welt allen zugänglich machen Die digitale Kluft ist eine Informationskluft Die Ü...
Publication - 10 March 2010
- LIBRARIES IN THE DIGITAL AGE (LIDA) 2010
The annual international conference Libraries in the Digital Age (LIDA) addresses the changing and challenging environment for libraries and information systems and services in the digital world....
Event - 5 November 2009