Libraries Serving Persons with Print Disabilities Section

Division: Library Types

The mission of the IFLA LPD is to advocate for library services that are equitable and accessible for persons with a print disability. Supported by the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, where it is stated that print disabled people have the right to equal access to books, knowledge and information at the same time, cost and quality as everyone else, and recognizing the fact that as of today only 5% of the world's published information is fully accessible to persons with a print disability.

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Last update: 5 November 2014

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UNESCO encourages Member States to implement IFLA policies on Information Literacy and Print Disabled People

The IFLA Media and Information Literacy (MIL) Recommendations and the Libraries Serving People with Print Disabilities (LPD) Manifesto were passed at the 37th UNESCO General Conference held in Paris.

9 December 2013