libraries

IREX Signs the Lyon Declaration on Access to Information

On August 18, 2014 the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) launched the Lyon Declaration on Access to Information and Development.

Moldovan Libraries Become Centers for Youth Engagement

In Moldova, libraries are evolving beyond mere places to study by providing youth with opportunities to engage in their communities and learn new skills.

A Second Living Room: the Public Library Zavidovići's Youth Corner

In Bosnia and Herzegovinia, many students commute from rural communities every day by bus to attend school in town. For young students, this often means long hours waiting for buses with nothing to do.

The Facebook Story of the Librarian

Rising Voices’ work supporting our grantee project Xela Civic Libraries took us to Guatemala on two occasions over the past two years, where I was pleased to have a reunion of sorts with Israel Quic.

Connect Uganda, a Rural Library Project for Local Farmers

In Uganda, most of the population lives and works rurally – may lack literacy skills. How – and what – can these famers gain from an internet connection?

20 Years of Post-Soviet Reconstruction: Libraries in Kazakhstan

An opening ceremony for an online center supported by the Pushkin Library.An opening ceremony for an online center supported by the Pus
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