August 30, 2014

Video: World Book and Copyright Day Comments by IFLA President Ingrid Parent

April 23, 2012 is World Book and Copyright Day sponsored by UNESCO. Ingrid Parent, President of IFLA (International Federation of Library Associations), issued a video statement about the importance of books. World Book Night also takes place today. From a Text Summary of Parent’s Comments: In her video message, IFLA President Ingrid Parent addressed the […]

Reminder: This Saturday (April 23, 2011) is World Book and Copyright Day

From a UN Pulse Announcement: 23 April, is the United Nations Educational, Cultural, and Scientific Organization (UNESCO) World Book and Copyright Day. Adopted in 1995 by resolution of the twenty-eighth session of the general conference of UNESCO, it is a symbolic date for world literature for on this date in 1616, Cervantes, Shakespeare and Inca […]