The coronavirus pandemic has affected the educational systems worldwide, leading to the near-total global closure of institutions of learning. Countries
Introduction: The Global Voice of Libraries
The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions is unique. Thanks to the reach of its membership, the breadth of its mission, and its ability to inspire, engage, enable and connect, it has a special role in the global library field.
IFLA works both to represent libraries on the world stage, and to strengthen the ability of our member associations, institutions, and individuals to advocate for and deliver library and information services that improve lives.
We do this by bringing together the biggest brains trust in the library field – the 1200 volunteers drawn from our members who participate in IFLA’s Professional Units – as well as a dedicated team at IFLA Headqurters, and a network of regional offices and language centres which allow us to operate in seven languages. Read more…