ERIC Number: ED227878
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Hospital Patients and Handicapped Readers Section and Round Table of Libraries for the Blind. Libraries Serving the General Public Division. Papers.
International Federation of Library Associations, The Hague (Netherlands).
Papers on hospital and health libraries and library services to the blind and deaf which were presented at the 1982 International Federation of Library Associations conference include: (1) "Leisure Pursuits of the Blind" by Antun Lastric (Yugoslavia); (2) "Library Services for the Handicapped in Canada: An Overview" by Francoise Hebert (Canada); (3) "International Exchange," a description by Peter Ditz (South Africa) of a proposed international library cooperative acquisition and exchange program for talking books; (4) "The Deaf Patron and the Library" by Karen Ann Hopkins (United States); (5) "Public Library Services for the Blind and Weak-Sighted from a Central Library Point of View" by Winnie Vitzansky (Denmark); (6) "Work on Bio-Bibliographical Index 'The Blind in Life and Work'," a progress report by D. S. Zharkov (USSR) on the production of an international reference work; (7) "Recent Advances in Library Service for the Print-Handicapped in Japan" by Hiroshi Kawamura (Japan); (8) "Patient Education and Health Outcomes: Implications for Library Service" by J. G. Marshall and R. B. Haynes (Canada); (9) "Hospital Library Networks in Paris: Organisation and Future Prospects" by Mme Rappaport (France); and (10) "From Hospital to Home: Perspectives in Healthy Living," a discussion by M. A. Flower (Canada) of the role of health libraries in health education. (ESR)
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Biographies, Deafness, Foreign Countries, Health Education, Hospital Libraries, International Organizations, Library Acquisition, Library Associations, Library Networks, Library Services, Patient Education, Physical Disabilities, Public Libraries, Recreational Activities, Special Libraries, Talking Books, Visual Impairments
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Federation of Library Associations, The Hague (Netherlands).
Identifiers - Location: Canada; Denmark; France; Japan