2018-2019 IFLA LGBT SIG Action Plan and Resource Request Form

by Anne Redacliff

Publisher: International Federation of Libraries and Archives

Click here for the complete 2018-2019 IFLA LGBTQ+ SIG Action Plan.

Objectives of Professional Unit 2018-19:

1. Provide guidelines for LGBTQ+ library services and collections around the world Promoting IFLA Standards to support libraries in the provision of services to their communities;

2. To increase awareness of LGBTQ+ issues as they relate to libraries Introducing libraries on the agenda of international organisations (eg. LGBTQ+ organisations);

3. To reduce inequalities for LGBTQ+ people, both as clients and staff in libraries Promoting libraries within the United Nations 2030 agenda for Sustainable Development (eg. Goal 10: reduce inequalities);

4. To provide a safe space for LGBTQ+ library professionals and their allies to meet Strengthening IFLA by building regional and sectoral capacity and participation across our activities.

Action plans, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer/Questioning Users (LGBTQ), Access to information, Access to knowledge, Accessibility, Advocacy, Benchmarking, Best practices, Disadvantaged persons, Library and information science education, Freedom of expression, Freedom of information, Freedom to read, Guidelines, Human rights, Immigrants, Indigenous peoples, LGBTQ library services, Libraries for development, Library as place, Lifelong learning, Marginalised populations, Minority groups, Multicultural populations, Net neutrality, Peace, Performance indicators, Resource discovery, Social inclusion, User experience, Women’s issues, Young adults

Last update: 26 December 2018