World Library and Information Congress: 16-22 August 2014Lyon, France

Theme: How special are we anyway? Bringing accessible reading to mainstream libraries and markets; Progress and Challenges Ahead

Papers presented

  • Library for all: Bringing talking books and accessibility thinking into public libraries in Finland [PPT]
    MINNA VON ZANSEN (Celia, Helsinki, Finland)
  • Building a network of accessible public libraries for print disabled persons in France [PPT]
    LUC MAUMET (Association Valentin Haüy, Paris, France)
  • Accessible websites, a necessity? Issues dealt with in making online services for the print disabled accessible [PPT]
    MENNO STEIN (Stichting Aangepast Lezen/National Centre for Adapted Reading, The Hague, Netherlands)
  • Growing Daisies; streaming daisy audio books through local Dutch public libraries [PPT] | [PDF]
    KOEN KRIKHAAR (Dedicon, Grave, Netherlands)
  • NLS and US public libraries: Cooperative strategies old and new [PPT]
    KAREN KENINGER (National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress, Washington D.C. United States)
  • Apple shelf in everyday life: public libraries work with accessible media for children [PPT]
    BITTE KRONKVIST (MTM, Swedish Agency for Accessible Media, Johanneshov, Sweden)