Croatia is a multinational and multicultural country. According to the 1991 census there are 21.9 per cent various ethnic and cultural minorities in Croatia. Osijek‐Baranya county (Eastern Croatia) is the third in number of Roma people in Croatia. The Romany minority is in a particularly difficult position regarding the integration with the rest of the Croatian population. Their marginalisation can be seen at four levels: economic, cultural, territorial and political, and their integration becomes an ever‐increasing problem. Libraries have a potential to help the Romany minority towards their way out from marginalisation and segregation. This paper looks into the information needs of Romany minority and their awareness of those needs as well as the presence of library services aimed at that very minority in the area of Baranya (Eastern Croatia).
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