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Survey on library programmes and services for people who are deaf, hard of hearing and deafblind (February 10th until March 31st 2018) EXTENDED DEADLINE UNTIL APRIL 30TH 2018!

For the purpose of writing new guidelines a survey is beeing conducted in order to gather examples of modern day practice in the organization of library programmes and services that meet needs of people who are deaf, hard of hearing and deafblind. The survey is conducted internationally from February 10th to March 31st 2018 - EXTENDED DEADLINE UNTIL APRIL 30TH 2018.

15 Febrero 2018 | Library Services to People with Special Needs, accessibility, Guidelines

Call for Papers - "Inclusive Library Services for Children and Young Adults"

Library Services to People with Special Needs Section joint with Libraries for Children and Young Adults Section invite presenters from a wide range of countries to discuss how to promote inclusive library services for children and young adults, leaving no one behind, in support of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Conference date: 23 August 2018 Deadline for Submissions: 28 February 2018

15 Febrero 2018 | Library Services to People with Special Needs, accessibility, Children, Conferences, Young adults, Singapore

Everyone Has a Right to Access to Information: IFLA Presents Research on Libraries' Actions for Accessibility at the UN

Providing access to information, and in particular libraries, is key to making for inclusive and sustainable development, IFLA therefore surveyed its members to establish whether libraries had policies – or programmes – in place. The results were presented in New York, at a meeting on 13-15 November by Nancy Bolt, a member of the Section on Library Services to People with Special Needs.

23 Diciembre 2017 | Library Services to People with Special Needs, Access to knowledge, accessibility, Libraries, Development and the UN 2030 Agenda, United States

WLIC 2017: Access to Programs and Conferences for People with Disabilities: Stories from Three Countries

Our session at this years IFLA conference adresses the issue of accessibility at conferences. In addition to speakers there will be an open hearing on accessibility at IFLA and other library conferenses.

17 Agosto 2017 | Conferences, Meetings, Services to people with disabilities

Worldwide Review of the Guidelines for Library Services to People Experiencing Homelessness

The LSN and working group on Guidelines for Library Services to People Experiencing Homelessness invites you to review the draft of the guidelines.

10 Abril 2017 | Library Services to People with Special Needs

WLIC 2016: Guidelines for Library Service to People Experiencing Homelessness: Overview and Examples

The LSN session this year focuses on library services to persons experiencing homelessness from different perspectives, including the users perspective. It is also part of the work on developing guidelines for these services.

12 Agosto 2016 | Library Services to People with Special Needs, Children, Conferences, Disadvantaged people, Displaced persons, Social inclusion

Guidelines for Library Services to Persons with Dyslexia: Best practice and Knowledge base updated

The Best practice (Annex A) and Knowledge base (Annex B) of the IFLA Guidelines for Library Services to Persons with Dyslexia are now updated.

7 Agosto 2016 | Library Services to People with Special Needs

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 Noviembre 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 Julio 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 Marzo 2015 | Library Services to People with Special Needs

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