Session 114 — Library Services to People with Special Needs with Libraries Serving People with Print Disabilities

13 August 2010 13:45 – 15:45

Theme: The right to read” — How to include excluded citizens in the knowledge society?

  • Presentations on:
    The Global Accessible Library – the work so far, from Margaret McGrory – Representative from Global Library (IFLA, Daisy)
    An example of best practice from Jenny Nilsson: Apple Shelves, Sweden
  • Panel Session on the Right to Read:
    Ellen Tise, IFLA President
    Julie Rae, Vision Australia
    Bror Tronbacke, The Centre for Easy to Read, Sweden
    Hiroshi Kawamura, DAISY Consortium
    Poster Session no 38:
    Making the vision of a global accessible library a reality. Jenny Craven and Minna von Zansen