LIBER and IFLA Sign Memorandum of Understanding

Publié le 27 août 2014, par Thérèse Hameau

The press release

LIBER and IFLA, the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding.

The two organisations share objectives in promoting access to knowledge for education, learning, and research. Significant areas of common interest in the fields of copyright frameworks supporting the mission of libraries and the extension of library and research activities into the digital environment, in Europe and worldwide.

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Excerpt from Memorandum of Understanding :

LIBER and IFLA share objectives in promoting access to knowledge for education, learning, and research. Significant a reas of interest shared by bath organizations are in the fields of copyright frameworks supporting the mission of librariesand the extension of library and research activities into the digital environment, in Europe and worldwide. LIBER and IFLA will work together to advance these interests, with a special emphasis on frameworks that foster text and data mining, research data sharing, access to content and digital preservation, in particular in Europe where they have overlapping interests.

Le communiqué de presse