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IFLA Launches Trend Report Update 2019

IFLA Launches Trend Report Update 2019

IFLA, the International Federation of Library Associations, has published a 2019 update to its Trend Report.

The initial report in 2013 brought together perspectives from experts around the world to support the library field in its thinking about the future.

The 2019 edition identifies 5 high-level trends:

  • New Technologies will both expand and limit who has access to information.
  • Online Education will democratise and disrupt global learning.
  • The boundaries of privacy and data protection will be redefined..
  • Hyper-connected societies will listen to and empower new voices and groups.
  • The global information environment will be transformed by new technologies.

Posted on: February 19, 2020, 7:51 am Category: Uncategorized

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