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Marrakesh provisions in force in the European Union and much more!

At the recently celebrated General Assemblies, the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO)’s Director General Francis Gurry underlined the success of the Marrakesh treaty, which he says, “is moving at a rate that exceeds that of any other Treaty in this organisation”. Read More

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  • 12 October 2018
  • By: anonymous

Celebrating Books, Celebrating Access: Kuala Lumpur Announced as World Book Capital 2020

UNESCO has announced that Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, will be World Book Capital 2020. Taking up the status on 23 April 2020, it will, for a year, be the focus of efforts and activities to promote books and reading for all. Following a successful World Library and Information Congress, it will be a further opportunity for Malaysia’s libraries to show their ability to reach out to the hard to reach. Read More

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  • 20 September 2018
  • By: anonymous

Clare O’Hanlon’s Video Now Available!

You can now view Clare O’Hanlon’s presentation, “A continuum of LGBTIQA+ community engagement in libraries: From collections and cataloguing to book displays, bathrooms and beyond” here: VIDEO PRESENTATION Clare has given her permission to share this video for professional development purposes provided that… Read More

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  • 30 August 2018
  • By: Rachel Wexelbaum

Inclusive Library Services for Children and Young Adults

IFLA World Library and Information Congress 2018 – Satellite Conference Singapore 23 August The Satellite Conference was organized by the Library Services to People with Special Needs and Libraries for Children and Young Adults Sections in collaboration with the National Library Board, and held at the National Library… Read More

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  • 25 August 2018

LSN Minutes Wroclaw 2017

Standing Committee meeting in Wroclaw, Poland Library Services to People with Special Needs Section SC1: 10:15-12:15 on Sat, Aug 19, 2017 at Room 50 SC2: 8:00-10:30 on Wed, Aug 23, 2017 at Conference Room C These minutes cover both the first and… Read More

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  • 20 April 2018

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!

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. Read More

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  • 15 February 2018
  • By: anonymous

Call for Papers – “Inclusive Library Services for Children and Young Adults”

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 Read More

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  • 15 February 2018
  • By: anonymous