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Libraries Preserving and Providing Access to Culture and Heritage in 2021

Memory, traditions, and creative expressions allow people to share their ideas and values with others. Here are some key areas relating to culture and heritage where IFLA plans to have an impact in 2021.

18 Janvier 2021 | PAC (Preservation and Conservation), Audiovisual and multimedia resources, Conservation, Cultural heritage, Digitisation, Disaster management, Disaster relief, Library as place, Lifelong learning, Multicultural populations, Multilingualism, Peace, Preservation, Risk assessment, Risk Register, Success stories, Sustainability

Guadalajara named as World Book Capital 2022

The title of UNESCO World Book Capital 2022 will fall to Guadalajara, Mexico. From 23 April 2022, the city will host a year-long programme of events celebrating books, reading and libraries.

5 Novembre 2020 | Literacy, Reading, Social inclusion, Mexico, UNESCO World Book Capital

IFLA releases 6 videos on Wikidata and Wikibase in Libraries

In February 2020, the IFLA received a grant from the Wikimedia Foundation to carry out a WLIC 2020 satellite event in Dublin. Due to developments related to COVID19, the project was transformed into 6 online discussions with professionals in order to discuss projects, issues, progress of Wikidata, Wikibase and bibliographic data in the field of libraries.

24 Septembre 2020 | WikiCite, Wikipedia

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