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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 April 2017

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 August 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 August 2016

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 November 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 July 2015

More than 1200 members in the LSN Facebook group

Today the LSN Facebook group exceeded 1200 members!

30 March 2015 | Library Services to People with Special Needs

New Guidelines for Library Services to Persons with Dyslexia now published

The guidelines are a revision and expansion of the previous guidelines published by IFLA in 2001. We expect them to be a valuable tool for library staff who are responsible for serving persons with reading and learning difficulties.

19 March 2015 | Library Services to People with Special Needs, Guidelines

Open session: Dyslexia? Welcome to our library!

Raising awareness of dyslexia and introducing new guidelines for library services to persons with dyslexia. Read more to access a draft version of the guidelines.

16 August 2014 | Library Services to People with Special Needs, Access to information, Guidelines, Services to people with disabilities

Open session: The UN Disability Rights Convention

What does the UN Disability Rights Convention mean for persons with disabilities and library services worldwide?

16 August 2014 | Library Services to People with Special Needs, Access to information, Services to people with disabilities, Services to the visually impaired

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