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Draft Guidelines for Library Services to Displaced Populations

  • 1.  Draft Guidelines for Library Services to Displaced Populations

    Posted Jul 07, 2021 11:17 AM

    Hello Friends,


    Nancy Bolt has shared draft Guidelines for Library Services to Displaced Populations. See her message below.


    Dear Colleague,

    The IFLA Section Library Services to People with Special Needs has been working on Guidelines for Library Services to Displaced Populations. These Guidelines cover library service to refugees, immigrants, migrants, and asylum seekers. These Guidelines are now ready for global review.


    A Google Drive link can be found here:  https://docs.google.com/document/d/1qtI3kg4GSx_sL8fwZ0OMfztqZxrIMC-X/edit#heading=h.gjdgxs


    Please leave comments on the google drive document or send separately to Despina Gerasimidou at despina.gerasimidou@ifla.org

    If you would like a PDF version of the Draft Guidelines, contact Nancybolt@earthlink.net


    The deadline for comments is July 20.


    Nancy Bolt, Chair

    Library Services to People with Special Need





    Kristin Pekoll, CAE

    Assistant Director

    Office for Intellectual Freedom



    225 N Michigan Ave, Suite 1300, Chicago, IL 60601



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