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Library and Information Services for Older People

 

Name Coordinates
 
Heather MacKenzie

Branch Manager, Alderney Gate PL
Halifax Public Libraries
mackenh@halifaxpubliclibraries.ca

Canadian Guidelines on Library and Information Services for Older Adults is available by clicking here.


Terms of Reference

  • To provide a forum for the exchange of ideas and information pertaining to the development of library and information service for the aging in Canada.
  • To determine the library and information needs of older Canadians, with particular reference to requirements occasioned by the social, physical and economic aspects of the aging process.
  • To cooperate with other library and non-library agencies working with the aged.
  • To facilitate the coordination of existing library services for the aging.
  • To establish guidelines for developing and implementing library services for the aging.
  • To encourage the effective allocation of personnel and resources to meet the library needs of older Canadians.
  • To encourage the utilization of library materials and services among older adults in Canada.


 

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