Open to all @ Librarian Fashion!

image.jpegDear IFLA delegates,

We have created brand new colorful pins with a sign “Open to All” and… We brought them to Kuala Lumpur!

Do you know where else you can find those words written? And why we decided to produce the pins that express our commitment to tolerance and inclusion?

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Survey: accesible libraries

Offer-people-with-disabilities-access-to-information-and-get-more-users-to-the-libraryDid you know that only 5% of the information published in the world is fully accessible to people with disabilities who have difficulty accessing reading?While we work for free access to information for all, many people are unable to access library services because of their living conditions and / or physical, mental or cognitive disabilities.

The United Nations has asked IFLA and its Section on the Library Service for People with Special Needs (LSN) to participate in a major project on the service of persons with disabilities, providing information on the survey and showing the value of libraries in achieving the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.

NPSIG invites you to participate in this initiative on behalf of your library association, national library or individual library: we will demonstrate the strength of our unified library field by answering the following survey

https://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/3660371/Survey-on-Library-Support-for-People-with-Disabilities

Deadline: October 20.