Government Information and Official Publications Section

Division: Library Collections

Governments, intergovernmental organizations and public non-governmental organizations generate large quantities of documents and information which shape our lives and mould the societies in which we live. The Section promotes the discovery, collection, bibliographic control, preservation and dissemination of information from and about all these public bodies. Persons interested in the Section are drawn from the world community of specialists in access to public documents and public policy. They share the mission of promoting free and equitable access to quality information in order to assure accountability from governments and other public bodies to the people they serve.

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Government Information and Official Publications, Sections

Last update: 13 April 2017

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Government Information is more important than ever. Together with you GIOPS wants to improve Government Librarianship!

8 July 2020

IFLA WLIC 2020 Congress Cancelled

The IFLA Governing Board and Irish National Committee have made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 World Library and Information Congress (WLIC).

12 April 2020

IFLA WLIC 2020 Dublin: GIOPS Call for Papers

GIOPS Paper Proposal Theme: "Navigating the Government Information and Official Publications Landscape: Authority, Reproducibility and Accessibility"

27 January 2020