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International Seminar “Inclusive Library Programmes for Users with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD): Practices and Potential Development” Call for participation

4 February 2021

    Russian State Library for Young Adults (RSLYA) is pleased to invite you to participate in the International Seminar “Inclusive Library Programmes for Users with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD): Practices and Potential Development”, which will be held on April 1, 2021 and dedicated to the World Autism Awareness Day (internationally recognized every year on 2 April).

    Library Services to People with Special Needs Call for Papers for WLIC in Dublin

    23 February 2020

      Theme: A New Home: Library Services to Refugees, Immigrants, Migrants, and Asylum Seekers. The Library Services to People with Special Needs (LSN) Section is developing Guidelines on Library Services to Refugees, Immigrants, Migrants and Asylum Seekers. We have already completed a survey on library services to this target group and the results of this survey will also be presented at this program.

      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!

      15 February 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.

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

        15 February 2018

          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

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

          23 December 2017

            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.