The Impact of the IFLA Guidelines for Library Services to Persons with Dyslexia: Revised and extended

ARENDRUP MORTENSEN, Helle and ENGBERG EIRIKSSON, Marie and CARLSSON ASPLUND, Heidi (2018) The Impact of the IFLA Guidelines for Library Services to Persons with Dyslexia: Revised and extended. Paper presented at: IFLA WLIC 2018 – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – Transform Libraries, Transform Societies in Session 74 - Committee on Standards.

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The Impact of the IFLA Guidelines for Library Services to Persons with Dyslexia: Revised and extended

Guidelines for Library Services to Persons with Dyslexia – Revised and extended. How the IFLA standard for Library Services to Persons with Dyslexia have impacted, both within and beyond the IFLA community with two examples from Denmark and Sweden. We will go into how to keep the IFLA guidelines updated? Maintaining the digital version of the Good Practises and the Knowledge Base. And two examples of their impact. A national project based on the guidelines was started in Denmark in 2017. 25% of Danish libraries participated. And how the Library in Lerum, Sweden, has used the guidelines to develop new services to people with dyslexia.

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