ERIC Number: ED300003
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
IFLA General Conference, 1987. Division of Libraries Serving the General Public. Libraries Serving Disadvantaged Persons Section. Library Services to Multicultural Populations Section. Papers.
International Federation of Library Associations, The Hague (Netherlands).
Eleven of the 15 papers in this collection discuss library services for disadvantaged persons; the remaining four papers are concerned with services to multicultural populations. The papers from the Section of Libraries Serving Disadvantaged Persons appear first in this list: (1) "The Development and Future of Easy Readers for Adults in the UK" (Stephen Hoy, United Kingdom); (2) "Library Education in Canadian Prisons: A Model" (Anne Galler, Canada); (3) "The Use of Audio Visual Materials in Prisons" (Bernard Wright, United Kingdom); (4) "Health Information and the Community" (Robert Gann, United Kingdom); (5) "'All You Ever Wanted To Know about Medicine But Never Dared Ask': Health Information Services for Patients" (Sally Knight, United Kingdom); (6) "Matched Texts for Deaf Children" (John Wheeler, United Kingdom); (7) "Libraries at the Crossroads: How Library Services for Disadvantaged People Can Stimulate Services for Everyone" (William Anderson, United Kingdom); (8) "Library Services for the Visually Handicapped: Integration or Separation?" (Jo Dister, Netherlands); (9) "New Materials for Learning Braille: A Critical Review of Publications and Projects over Five Years" (Tom Maley, United Kingdom); (10) "OPCS (Office of Population Censuses and Surveys) Surveys of Disabled People in Great Britain" (Jean Martin and Karen Dunnell, United Kingdom); (11) "Royal National Institute for the Blind, General Needs Survey" (Errol Walker and Aubrey McKennell); (12) "Australian Libraries and the National Language Policy" (Derek Whitehead, Australia); (13) "Multicultural Library Service in a Bilingual Framework: A Canadian Experience" (Olga Gil); (14) "Ethnic Librarianship and Its International Developments in North America" (Jashu Patel, United States); and (15) "The Policy of National Language and Its Implication for Library Service for Multinational Population of the USSR" (Ildar Nazmutdinov, USSR). (CGD)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Asian Americans, Audiovisual Aids, Cultural Pluralism, Developed Nations, Developing Nations, Disabilities, Ethnicity, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Hispanic Americans, Information Needs, Instructional Materials, Library Schools, Library Science, Library Services, Multilingualism, Prison Libraries, Public Libraries
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Federation of Library Associations, The Hague (Netherlands).
Note: Papers presented at the International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) General Conference (53rd, Brighton, England, August 16-21, 1987).