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Ulverscroft/IFLA LPD Sponsorships

PRESS RELEASE 27 January 2016 ULVERSCROFT/IFLA LPD SPONSORSHIPS

28 January 2016

Call for Papers for the LPD Satellite Conference WLIC 2016 Louisville Kentucky, USA

Title: Tailoring the Reading Experience to Meet Individual Needs

20 January 2016

WLIC 2015: The inclusive library: How to Render Inclusive Library Services to Blind and Visually Impaired People

A session organized by Libraries Serving Persons with Print Disabilities section (LPD)

10 August 2015

EIFL releases new guide—provides an introduction to the Marrakesh Treaty for persons with print disabilities

EIFL (Electronic Information for Libraries) has just released a new guide that provides an introduction to the Marrakesh Treaty for persons with print disabilities

16 January 2015

Guidelines for Library Services to Persons with Dyslexia

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.

6 October 2014

UNESCO encourages Member States to implement IFLA policies on Information Literacy and Print Disabled People

The IFLA Media and Information Literacy (MIL) Recommendations and the Libraries Serving People with Print Disabilities (LPD) Manifesto were passed at the 37th UNESCO General Conference held in Paris.

9 December 2013 | Information Literacy, Access to information, Access to knowledge, Advocacy, Disadvantaged people, Information competency, Information literacy, Literacy, Services to people with disabilities, Services to the visually impaired, France, MIL, LPD

Awards to the Estonian Library for the Blind for creating a webbased system for downloading and streaming of audio materials

The Estonian Library for the Blind has received two awards for creating a web-based system Veebiraamatukogu (Web Library) which enables to download and stream audio materials.

12 March 2013 | Libraries Serving Persons with Print Disabilities, Awards

New publication: Key Performance Indicator Handbook for Libraries Serving Print Disabled People

Thanks to colleagues from the IFLA Statistics and Evaluation Section and IFLA LPD Section Committee and member organisations who gave the invaluable thoughts and feedback which have enabled the development of these indicators.

13 February 2013 | Libraries Serving Persons with Print Disabilities

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