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Title:The Role and Activities of the IFLA Libraries for the Blind Section
Author(s):Brazier, Helen
Subject(s):Library services for the visually impaired
International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions
Abstract:The purpose of this article is to introduce some of the issues that blind and other print disabled people face in connection with reading and to explain how this situation influences the role of libraries for the blind. It goes on to describe the structure and purpose of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) and its Libraries for the Blind Section, and to highlight the Section’s challenges, goals, and activities contained in its latest strategic plan.
Issue Date:2007
Publisher:Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Citation Info:In Library Trends 55(4) Spring 2007: 864–878.
Genre:Article
Type:Text
Language:English
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/3751
ISSN:0024-2594
Publication Status:published or submitted for publication
Rights Information:Copyright 2007 Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois
Date Available in IDEALS:2008-03-05


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