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Library Organizations


Most librarians agree that one function of a research library is to archive its collection so that materials will be available for years to come. The library organizations listed below are dedicated to the preservation of library and archive materials in Latin American research institutions.
International Organizations:
Consejo Internacional de Archivos: Promotes and furthers the aims of archives internationally.

IFLA Conservation Section: A subcommittee of the International Federation of Library Associations, formed to promote awareness of preservation needs in libraries throughout the world.

IFLA Core Programme for the Advancement of Librarianship in the Third World: The goal of this subcommitte of the IFLA, which encompasses conservation and preservation, is to "further the profession in less developed countries."

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