4 edition of Library technology for visually and physically impaired patrons found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 173-179) and indexes.
|Statement||Barbara T. Mates.|
|Series||Supplements to Computers in libraries ;, 26|
|LC Classifications||Z711.92.V57 M37 1991|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 190 p. :|
|Number of Pages||190|
|LC Control Number||91031056|
An excerpt from " Ideas for Serving the Impaired Elderly", an ASCLA publication that is out of print. Libraries provide programming for the impaired elderly in a wide variety of ways in order to meet the broad range of needs of the individuals and the organization that serve them. The ideal program is one that takes into account the self-expressed needs and interests of the individuals. Access to libraries for persons with disabilities - Checklist / By Birgitta Irvall and Gyda Skat Nielsen The Hague, IFLA Headquarters, – 18p. 30 cm. – (IFLA Professional Reports: How to provide information to disabled patrons p. For visually impaired persons p. 12 Access to libraries for persons with disabilities.
provide suggestive guidelines for improving the library and information services to visually impaired. KEYWORDS- Visually impaired, Blind, Library services, Assistive technology, guidelines INTRODUCTION Libraries play a fundamental role in society. Cited by: 1. CD-ROM: A New Light for the Blind and Visually Impaired. CD-ROM technology is the newest tool in information service. It is being hailed by some as the greatest invention since Gutenberg's printing press, while others, a bit more conservative, rank it after automation of .
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Library Technology for Visually and Physically Impaired Patrons, by Barbara T. Mates. Meckler, p. $ The purpose of this book is to explain why and how a library can adapt equipment to provide access to information for the disabled.
This text surveys computer-based technology in use or in development for use by visually impaired and Library technology for visually and physically impaired patrons book handicapped patrons in the library environment. Special attention is given to the adaptation of existing hardware and software.
Jan 03, · Bringing Assistive Technology to Patrons Ken Redd uses a screen magnification program on an adaptive computer workstation at the Ohio Library for the Blind and Physically Disabled. Photo: Ohio Library for the Blind and Physically Disabled Through a partnership with New Jersey Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired (CBVI), TBBC.
The Andrew Heiskell Library provides talking books and magazines and braille for people who are blind, visually impaired, or are otherwise physically unable to read standard print. The library serves residents who live in New York City and Long Island. Follow the "Learn more" link below for additional information about the Andrew Heiskell Library.
Younger visually impaired readers were treated to annual summer reading programs coordinated by the state’s five Talking Book Centers. In the summer ofover children participated in the Talking Books summer programs But the greatest achievement of the State Library in the field of visually impaired services was yet to come.
The mission of the Maryland State Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (LBPH) is to provide comprehensive library services to the eligible blind and physically handicapped residents of the State of Maryland.
Our vision is to provide innovative and quality services to meet the needs and expectations of our patrons. LBPH Provides. Dec 04, · Arizona’s Talking Book library officials say visually, physically impaired patrons increasingly turn to digital materials By Samantha Pouls/ Cronkite News | Monday, Dec.
4, Volunteers sort through returned audio materials at the Talking Book library in Phoenix. Jan 25, · But as one of many veterans who attended a recent class held by New Jersey State Library’s (NJSL) Talking Book and Braille Center (TBBC), he learned how to use the assistive technology features on an lestisserandsduquebec.com and other libraries nationwide have been joining forces with state agencies to improve their patrons’ access to assistive technology.
Jun 18, · For blind or visually impaired people, everyday tasks like checking email or browsing the Internet can’t be taken for granted. Starting this summer, the Ypsilanti District Library (YDL) will give patrons new tools to ensure everyone can take full advantage of our computers.
The State Library was still greatly concerned with services for special-needs patrons in the s based on recent surveys. The Planning Library Services for the Blind and Physically Handicapped in Illinois study calculated thatIllinois residents could benefit from materials for the visually and physically challenged.
NLS serves its patrons through a network of cooperating libraries. Your local network library can help you sign up for free special-format library service, assist with issues concerning equipment, suggest and locate titles of interest to you, and help you receive access to the BARD (Braille and.
Those notes illustrate the personal connection the Arizona State Braille and Talking Book Library has with its 9, patrons, who range in age from 4 to It serves the visually impaired and physically limited community by providing materials in braille and in various audio formats. The National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled > About > Frequently Asked Questions.
Frequently Asked Questions. What is NLS. When did the program begin. Find a Library to locate a talking-book library in your area or call NLS-READ. Does it cost anything to use the program. visually impaired, or have a physical. The New Mexico network consists of the regional library in Santa Fe and a number of depository libraries located throughout the state.
The LBPH is responsible for meeting the reading and information needs of nearly 3, New Mexico citizens who are blind, visually. “In recognition of your outstanding service in providing books, magazines and other Braille and recorded materials for loan to blind, visually impaired, physically handicapped and reading disabled library patrons.
October 23rd, ” Internet access acquired and Web browsers and e-mail utilized to conduct the daily operations of the Library.
Dec 01, · The Library’s Outreach Services Department offers visually impaired patrons, including those who are homebound, in nursing homes, and belong to senior bookclubs, access to VictorReader Stream digital talking book players.
Books and videos. A browsing collection of recorded and Braille books and described videos is available at the Main. Visually Impaired. The following resources are available to the blind and visually-impaired members of the Heights Libraries community.
Services are free and accessible to anyone in the community. We offer a large-print collection at each of our branches for our visually impaired patrons.
Each branch also has a large screen PC with ZoomText. Do you know someone who is physically unable to hold a book or turn pages.
Is your reading disability physically based. are available for free to the visually impaired. For more information, call the Bureau at Application for Services to be filled.
The Michigan Braille and Talking Books Library, housed in the Library of Michigan, is part of the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped in the Library of Congress and the Network of Regional and Sub-regional Libraries.
Currently, BTBL serves over 11, patrons throughout the state. Aug 01, · The focal point of this transition for the blind or visually impaired patron is the digital talking book (DTB) machine.
Since machines began flying off regional library shelves last year, aboutDTB have been shipped to date, and libraries are dispatching new ones (which are being produced at a rate of about 20, per month) as soon as. Sep 24, · Indiana Voices, the program at the Indiana State Library that records Indiana related books and magazines for patrons of the Indiana Talking Book and Braille Library, works hard to select books to record that we feel will be something that can be enjoyed by a wide range of Indiana library lestisserandsduquebec.com record books about notable Hoosiers, books by Indiana authors that fall into popular .Jan 05, · The Indiana State Library Foundation in collaboration with the Indiana State Library’s Talking Book & Braille Library is seeking applicants for a new grant supporting talking book patrons with the purchase of assistive technology devices.
The grants will provide monetary Continue reading →.The Alexandria Library's Talking Book Department offers services to Alexandria city residents who are print disabled: people who are blind, visually impaired, physically challenged, or have a reading disability (such as dyslexia) that prevents them from reading even large print books in print format.