Library Services to Multicultural Populations Section

Division: Library Services

The Section brings together libraries and institutions interested in the development and availability of library services designed to meet the needs of cultural and linguistic minorities.

The Section is striving to share its experience in library services to multicultural populations in view of the necessity to ensure that every member in our global society has access to a full range of library and information services. In order to achieve this, it promotes international cooperation in this field.

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Library Services to Multicultural Populations, Sections

Last update: 27 June 2019

Latest News

Call for newsletter submissions: 'Connecting with multicultural communities during the COVID-19 pandemic'

In recent months, the COVID-19 pandemic has created challenges for libraries around the world in the way that they deliver services. To help share stories of best practice, innovation, and challenging experiences, the IFLA Library Services to Multicultural Populations Section will be focusing much of the upcoming issue of its newsletter on the impact of COVID-19 on libraries that work with multicultural communities.

28 April 2020

COVID-19 - Translated language resources available for libraries to communicate with communities

The IFLA Library Services to Multicultural Populations Section is working with the Australian Library and Information Association to create translated signage and text for libraries to communicate with their communities about library closures and changes to programs.

24 March 2020