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Published in DNA on Feb 23, Pg 11, Full Story can be found at Epaper.DNAINDIA

4-day IFLA Newspaper Conference from feb 25

DNA correspondent. New Delhi 

Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA), in collaboration with the newspapers section of International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA), will organise a four-day ifla international newspaper conference 2010 at IGNCA, New Delhi, from February 25. 

newspaper librarians and archivists from India, Finland, Australia, the US, the UK, France, Sweden, Germany, Aouth Africa, Singapore, Bangladesh and other parts of the world will participate in the conference with the theme ‘Digital Preservation and Access to News and Views’.

Ramesh C Gaur, Librarian and Head of the Kala Nidhi division at IGNCA, said the conference would provide a platform to Indian media librarians to exchange ideas. 

Tthe latest research, technical innovations and business developments in preservation and dissemination of historical and contemporary news and newspapers would be discussed at the meet. of particular interest would be the latest developments in digitisation of historical newspapers. 

This was the first time, Gaur said, the international newspaper libraries conference was being held in India. since problems and issues concerning media libraries are hardly discussed in the country, he said, this was a golden opportunity for Indian media librarians to expand their horizons.

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Report - the IFLA International Newspaper Conference ended on a high note on Sunday

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The Times of India, New Delhi, Wednesday March 3, 2010

Newspaper archiving meet discusses challenges ahead 
Reinhard Altenhoener of German National Library said newspapers worldwide have a whopping 400-500 billion items everyday. "The tricky bit is copyright issues and the overlap between epaper and online news," he said. 

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