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Weekly News Digest

November 16, 2017 — In addition to this week's NewsBreaks article and the monthly NewsLink Spotlight, Information Today, Inc. (ITI) offers Weekly News Digests that feature recent product news and company announcements. Watch for additional coverage to appear in the next print issue of Information Today. For other up-to-the-minute news, check out ITIís Twitter account: @ITINewsBreaks.

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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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