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LSN Action plan 2016-2017

Summary of LSN Action Plan Progress March, 2017 The IFLA Section, Library Services to People with Special Needs (LSN), submitted an action plan to IFLA with five objectives. This is an update of progress toward each of these objectives as of March, 2017. We hope all of our… Read More

  • Publications
  • 17 August 2017

IFLA LGBTQ Users SIG CFP 2017: Intersectionality

For IFLA WLIC 2017 (19-25 Aug 2017) we’ve chosen intersectionality as the theme of our program. The LGBTQ Users SIG seeks submissions from scholars and practitioners that address the ways in which libraries can provide access to information relating to LGBTQ+ lives as they intersect with the lived experiences of other identities. Read More

  • News
  • 19 January 2017
  • By: Anne Reddacliff

Take Part – Human Perspectives on Inclusive Publishing

Take Part – Human Perspectives on Inclusive Publishing is a global conference on inclusive publishing and accessible reading, arranged by the Swedish Agency for Accessible Media together with the Swedish DAISY Consortium and the Swedish Library Association. The aim of the conference is to increase knowledge of… Read More

  • Events
  • 18 May 2016

Partners for Accessibility – IFLA and Latin American Blind Union sign Memorandum of Understanding

IFLA has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Latin American Blind Union (ULAC). Both organisations believe that we need to ensure the Marrakesh Treaty enters into force, and implement its principles on the ground. This agreement will allow us to make important progress towards ensuring equitable and sustainable access to information for visually impaired people. Read More

  • News
  • 09 May 2016
  • By: anonymous

Dyslexia? Welcome to our library!

Raising awareness of dyslexia and introducing the new publication "Guidelines for Library Services to Persons with Dyslexia" IFLA World Library and Information Congress 2014 Lyon Presentations and papers: What is new about dyslexia and the European Dyslexia Association Anne-Marie Montarnal (European Dyslexia Association, St… Read More

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  • 30 October 2014

Access to Library Services is a Human Right

Libraries as Promoters of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities On Sunday, August 17, two hours after the Opening Session of the WLIC 2014 in Lyon, the LSN Section held a session titled: “The UN Disability Rights Convention: What it means for Persons with… Read More

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  • 30 October 2014

Draft Guidelines for Library Services to Persons with Dyslexia

The guidelines have been developed by an international working group working under the joint responsibility of both the Library Services to People with Special Needs Section (LSN) and the Libraries Serving Persons with Print Disabilities Section (LPD). The guidelines aim to offer guidance to IFLA professional units… Read More

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  • 18 August 2014

Join Us On Facebook!

Facebook Page:  Created in 2009 by Former Chair, Tone Eli Moseid, our Facebook Page is an OPEN Group and provides an INTERNATIONAL FORUM for the discussion of ideas, sharing of experiences and development of projects designed to promote and improve the effectiveness of library and information services to such groups,… Read More

  • News
  • 23 October 2012