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This paper provides an overview of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) Division III, a forum for the IFLA sections and round tables comprising libraries serving the general public, as well as special library services directed to specific groups of the general public, such as children, linguistic minorities, people with disabilities, and people in hospitals or prisons. Information about the goals, projects, and publications of the following sections and round tables is presented: Section of Public Libraries; Section of School Libraries and Resource Centres; Section of Libraries for Children and Young Adults; Section for Libraries Serving Disadvantaged Persons; Section of Libraries for the Blind; Section on Library Services to Multicultural Populations; Round Table--International Association of Metropolitan City Libraries (INTAMEL); Round Table on Mobile Libraries; and Round Table on National Centres for Library Services (ROTNAC). (MES)

Descriptors: Childrens Libraries, Cultural Pluralism, Disabilities, Disadvantaged, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, International Programs, Learning Resources Centers, Library Associations, Library Services, National Libraries, Public Libraries, School Libraries, Special Libraries, Users (Information)

For full text: http://www.ifla.org/IV/ifla65/papers/037-79e.htm.









Author: Glashoff, Ilona

Source: https://eric.ed.gov/?q=a&ft=on&ff1=dtySince_1992&pg=9131&id=ED441439







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