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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WLIC 2015: The inclusive library: How to Render Inclusive Library Services to Blind and Visually Impaired People

A session organized by Libraries Serving Persons with Print Disabilities section (LPD)

10 August 2015

EIFL releases new guide—provides an introduction to the Marrakesh Treaty for persons with print disabilities

EIFL (Electronic Information for Libraries) has just released a new guide that provides an introduction to the Marrakesh Treaty for persons with print disabilities

16 January 2015