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IFLA Gathers Data for Library Map of the World
The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) announced that for its Library Map of the World project, there has been “an incredible result from the first phase of data collection which ended on 31 October.” The map now records more than 2 million libraries in 99 countries. “During this initial phase of the Library Map of the World project, we have learned about the state of libraries in these countries and moved closer to our shared goal of having reliable global library statistics.” IFLA is analyzing the results of the initial phase and will provide a summary report in the near future.
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