12 August 2016

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.

Chair: Nancy Bolt, Nancy Bolt & Associates, United States

1. Overview of First Draft of Guidelines for Library Service to People Experiencing Homelessness and A Brief Overview of Services to Youth Experiencing Homelessness Without Parents or Guardians
Julie Ann Winkelstein, University of Tennessee, United States - Paper in English

2. Video: What do users say about library services for people experiencing homelessness?
Sanja Bunic, Zagreb City Libraries, Croatia - Video

3. Practical Skills for Working with Patrons Experiencing Homelessness
Ryan Dowd, www.HomelessLibrary.com and Hesed House, United States - Paper in English

4. Our Invisible Families: Library Services with Families Experiencing Homelessness
Vikki C. Terrile, Children and Youth Programs and Services, Queens Library, United States - Paper in English

5. People Experiencing Homelessness: How Libraries Can be Community Collaborators & Catalysts for Change
Elizabeth J. Skinner, Forsyth County Public Library, United States - Paper in English

6. No One Left Behind: Implementing United National Sustainable Development Goals
Akiko Ito, United Nations, Japan

Library Services to People with Special Needs, Children, Conferences, Disadvantaged people, Displaced persons, Social inclusion

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