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

Abstract

Purpose

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.

Design/methodology/approach

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

Findings

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.

Originality/value

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

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Citation

Koren, M. (2009), "Third IFLA‐Presidential Meeting: access to knowledge: networking libraries", New Library World, Vol. 110 No. 9/10, pp. 470-473. https://doi.org/10.1108/03074800910997490

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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