ERIC Number: ED239640
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Aug
Reference Count: 0
Library Services to Hospital Patients and Handicapped Readers Section. Libraries Serving the General Public Division. Papers.
International Federation of Library Associations, The Hague (Netherlands).
Papers on library services to hospital personnel, hospital patients, and housebound or handicapped persons, which were presented at the 1983 International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) conference, include: (1) "Education and Training for Health Care Librarianship," in which Antonia J. Bunch (United Kingdom) discusses the scope of and training for health care librarianship (serving doctors, nurses, physiotherapists, biologists, and other health care professionals) and welfare librarianship (serving hospital patients, the physically and mentally handicapped, housebound readers, and other socially or economically deprived people), particularly in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Scandinavia; (2) "Hospital Libraries, in the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG) in General, and in Munich in Particular," a description by Hannelore Schmidt (West Germany) of the development, administration, services, and funding of German hospital libraries serving patients or medical staff; and (3) "Mobile Library House Services in the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG) in General and in Munich in Particular," in which Beate Drager (West Germany) describes the development, organization, and operation of mobile library services for housebound readers and residents of old peoples' and handicapped peoples' homes. (ESR)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Federation of Library Associations, The Hague (Netherlands).
Identifiers: Scandinavia; United Kingdom; United States; Welfare Librarianship; West Germany
Note: Papers presented at the Annual Conference of the International Federation of Library Associations (49th, Munich, West Germany, August 21-27, 1983).