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LGBTQ’s Human Rights and Library Services

  • Journal of Korean Library and Information Science Society
  • Abbr : JKLISS
  • 2015, 46(4), pp.21-44
  • DOI : 10.16981/kliss.46.4.201512.21
  • Publisher : Korean Library And Information Science Society
  • Research Area : Interdisciplinary Studies > Library and Information Science

Seon-Ho Kim 1

1대구대학교

Accredited

ABSTRACT

This study is to propose the directions of LGBTQ Friendly Library policies based on LGBTQ’s human rights. To accomplish this purpose, this study comparatively analyzed key concepts from UN UDHR, ALA LBR, and IFLA statements up to scholarly library-articles related to LGBTQ with the inductive approach for qualitative data analysis. The result suggests the 7 directions of the library services policy-making for LGBTQ in practice : 1) Recommendations on the enhancement of the LGBTQ’s human rights and library obligations, 2) Enforcement of librarians’ education and training on LGBTQ subject matters, 3) Convergency on the various LGBTQ’s information needs and the enlargement of library collections, 4) Development of search instruments on LGBTQ, 5) Secure library moods and no-distinctive use of its accommodations, 6) Cooperation system with NGO on LGBTQ, 7) Care and support on children and young adults experienced with LGBTQ.

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