The IFLA Library Services to People with Special Needs (LSN) Section is delighted to share the LSN Newsletter, February 2023 issue with you.

It brings you the opportunity to look at the work LSN Standing Committee members are doing locally and globally.

This issue covers a wide range of topics relevant to the Section:

1. Introduction from Chair.
2. Section News.
2.1 Session on Prison Libraries at IFLA WLIC in Dublin.
2.2 IFLA-UNESCO Public Library Manifesto 2022.
2.3 Libraries and the Autism Spectrum: The new IFLA Guidelines.
2.4 What’s in a name? Defining our true values.
3. News from LSN members: get inspired!
3.1 Public libraries supporting dementia-friendly communities: Overview of two
projects in Croatia.
3.2 ‘I hate reading!’ Luisterpuntbibliotheek (Flanders) celebrates 10th anniversary of
campaign for children with dyslexia.
3.3 Malaysian Librarians’ Involvement in Marrakesh Treaty.
3.4 Hot off the Press: Disabilities and the Library. A textbook for librarians and library
3.5 ChatGPT: AI based assistive tools for people with disabilities.
4. Let’s work together! Let’s Library for all! Call for papers IFLA WLIC 2023 Satellite
meeting by LPD (18-19 August 2023, Schiedam, The Netherlands)
5. Presentation of the new section members.

The newsletter can be found at:  LSN_Newsletter_2023_February.pdf

LSN hopes you will enjoy this issue!