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IFLA is the leading international body representing the interests of library and information services and their users. It is the global voice of the library and information profession.

IFLA has 1600 members in 150 countries.

Twitter: @IFLA


The Federation is an independent, international, non-governmental, not-for-profit organization, which advances the interests of library and information associations, libraries and information services, librarians and the communities they serve throughout the world.

It promotes high standards of delivery of library and information services and professional practice, as well as the accessibility, protection, and preservation of documentary cultural heritage. This is done through the enhancement of professional education, the development of professional standards, the dissemination of best practice and the advancement of relevant scientific and professional knowledge.

It also encourages widespread understanding of the value and importance of high quality library and information services in the public, private and voluntary sectors.

Core Values

  • the endorsement of the principles of freedom of access to information, ideas and works of imagination and freedom of expression embodied in Article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights;
  • the belief that people, communities and organizations need universal and equitable access to information, ideas and works of imagination for their social, educational, cultural, democratic and economic well-being;
  • the conviction that delivery of high quality library and information services helps guarantee that access;
  • the commitment to enable all Members of the Federation to engage in, and benefit from, its activities without regard to citizenship, disability, ethnic origin, gender, geographical location, language, political philosophy, race or religion.

Source: IFLA Statutes

Where?

ISIC Class 9101 - Library and archives activities


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