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Call for examples: Library services to people who are experiencing homelessness

We need your help! We are writing guidelines for providing library services to people who are experiencing homelessness. An important step in this process is collecting examples of library services to people who are experiencing homelessness worldwide. Can you send us examples?

6 November 2015

WLIC 2015: Do THEY have the right to information?

A session organized by The Library Services to People with Special Needs Section (LSN) and Public Libraries Section (PLS) explores library services to the homeless, people with mental difficulties and the incarcerated.

15 Juli 2015 | Library Services to People with Special Needs

More than 1200 members in the LSN Facebook group

Today the LSN Facebook group exceeded 1200 members!

30 März 2015 | Library Services to People with Special Needs

New Guidelines for Library Services to Persons with Dyslexia now published

The guidelines are a revision and expansion of the previous guidelines published by IFLA in 2001. We expect them to be a valuable tool for library staff who are responsible for serving persons with reading and learning difficulties.

19 März 2015 | Library Services to People with Special Needs, Guidelines

Open session: Dyslexia? Welcome to our library!

Raising awareness of dyslexia and introducing new guidelines for library services to persons with dyslexia. Read more to access a draft version of the guidelines.

16 August 2014 | Library Services to People with Special Needs, Access to information, Guidelines, Library services to people with disabilities

Open session: The UN Disability Rights Convention

What does the UN Disability Rights Convention mean for persons with disabilities and library services worldwide?

16 August 2014 | Library Services to People with Special Needs, Access to information, Library services to people with disabilities, Services to the visually impaired

Library Services to People with Special Needs Annual Session: “Accessibility: High Tech for Access”

This Session will focus on access technologies that enable libraries to offer a higher quality of life to these who are afflicted with physical, mental or cognitive disabilities and, therefore, are unable to access current library services.

30 Mai 2013 | Library Services to People with Special Needs, Singapore, Public Libraries, public access to health information, IFLA 2013, equal access, Freedom of access to information

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