Third IFLA‐Presidential Meeting: access to knowledge: networking libraries

Marian Koren (The Netherlands Public Library Association, The Hague, The Netherlands)

New Library World

ISSN: 0307-4803

Publication date: 2 October 2009



The purpose of this paper is to provide a flavour of the content of the third IFLA Presidential Meeting held in Berlin, Germany in 2009.


An outline description of the issues, contents and participants of this conference is presented in the paper.


The meeting follows the issues of Libraries for Access to Knowledge: Information Services and Information Literacy Today, The Digital Library as Social Challenge, Building Infrastructures in a Global Knowledge Society, and Digital Knowledge and Cultural Heritage.


The paper provides a conference report of value to all library and information professionals regarding access to knowledge.



Koren, M. (2009), "Third IFLA‐Presidential Meeting: access to knowledge: networking libraries", New Library World, Vol. 110 No. 9/10, pp. 470-473.

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