Guidelines for Library Service to People Experiencing Homelessness: Overview and Examples

IFLA World Library and Information Congress 2016 Columbus

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
Presentation in English

2. Video: What do users say about library services for people experiencing homelessness?
Sanja Bunic, Zagreb City Libraries, Croatia
Video in Croatian, with English subtitles

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

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

Library Services to People with Special Needs

Last update: 14 May 2018