Nr 04 / 2022 English

24 nov 2022

Biblioteksbladet number 4, 2022. The Number about IFLA.

Senaste nytt

English

ESSAY: Librarians have responsibilities in these times

Global tensions with war, economic instability, climate threats – in addition to internal challenges. But a historical review shows that even in past crises IFLA has managed to maintain free research and truth, as well as access to information and freedom of expression, writes former IFLA president Alex Byrne.

28 nov 2022 • 7 min

English

Fear. Illness. Silence.

REPORTAGE What is happening within IFLA? In search of answers, journalist Lisa Bjurwald travelled to The Hague, where IFLA’s headquarters are located. She found a culture of silence and an organisation that lacks confidence in its leaders.

28 nov 2022 • 13 min

English

Closed doors damage trust

SURVEY Limited transparency and poor communication. Biblioteksbladet’s survey shows that the turbulence is raising questions among IFLA members in Sweden.

28 nov 2022 • 5 min