Tuesday, November 15, 2005

IFLA urges governments to promote OA

In the Alexandria Manifesto on Libraries, the Information Society in Action, IFLA "urges national, regional and local governments as well as international organisations to: (among other things) promote open access to information and address structural and other barriers to access...

Just in time for the second phase of the World Summit on the Information Society, which starts tomorrow, in Tunis! If you're a librarian and haven't heard about WSIS - it's an international event very much worth following. The documents from Phase I had many nice things to say about libraries, and librarians!

Thanks to Peter Suber's Open Access News.

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