Social Inclusion for Person with Disabilities in DKI Jakarta Public Library

Indah Ekaputri, Tamara Adriani Salim

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Abstract

Public library service is universal and can be enjoyed by everyone without any exception, including person with disabilities. In this way, library can be a medium and tool for person with disabilities. This study attempts to discuss whether or not the public libraries in DKI Jakarta have applied the concept of social inclusion for person with disabilities. This study uses qualitative approach with observation and documentation study as data collection techniques. The result obtained from this study is that public libraries in DKI Jakarta do not have a sufficient facilities, collections, services and human resources to support the concept of social inclusion for person with disabilities. Public libraries in DKI Jakarta need to improve in order to promote the concept of social inclusion and introduce the library as a place with social inclusion concept to wider community.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5-10
JournalThe Social Sciences
Volume2
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2017

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