Improving Library Services to People with Disabilities Book

Improving Library Services to People with Disabilities


  • Author : Courtney Deines-Jones
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2007-02-28
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 196
  • ISBN 10 : 9781780631059

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Improving Library Services to People with Disabilities Book Description :

The book takes account of the key fact that to maximize their potential, people must have lifelong access to the information and services offered through books and libraries. Whether to address concerns of an ageing population or to enable all citizens to contribute fully through meaningful education and work opportunities, more emphasis is being given to promoting library services to people who have disabilities. This book is a compendium of articles focused on serving adults with disabilities in an international setting. From this book, librarians, policy makers and constituents will understand the importance of serving all potential patrons, will be exposed to best practices and model programs, and will learn techniques and strategies for improving the services their libraries offer. Pragmatic approach gives librarians tools they can use immediately to improve their services Policy overviews help librarians understand advocacy issues Emphasis on universal access helps librarians and decision-makers understand how improving services for people with disabilities improves services for all patrons

Library Services for Persons with Disabilities Book
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Library Services for Persons with Disabilities


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  • Publisher : Association of Research Libr
  • Release Date : 1991
  • Genre: Academic libraries
  • Pages : 130
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015021980191

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Improving the Quality of Library Services for Students with Disabilities Book

Improving the Quality of Library Services for Students with Disabilities


  • Author : Philip Calvert
  • Publisher : Libraries Unlimited
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 232
  • ISBN 10 : 1591583004

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Improving the Quality of Library Services for Students with Disabilities Book Description :

Approximately ten percent of the U.S. student population (undergraduate and graduate) has a disability; and few if any libraries have failed to comply, at least in part, with federal regulations. But have they stopped to think whether the services they offer actually fit the bill?

Accessibility for Persons with Disabilities and the Inclusive Future of Libraries Book

Accessibility for Persons with Disabilities and the Inclusive Future of Libraries


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  • Publisher : Emerald Group Publishing
  • Release Date : 2015-12-14
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 280
  • ISBN 10 : 9781785606526

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Accessibility for Persons with Disabilities and the Inclusive Future of Libraries Book Description :

With contributions from researchers, educators, and practitioners from across a range of fields, this volume will be an important resource for library professionals in all types of libraries as well as a reference for researchers and educators about the efforts, challenges and opportunities related to the inclusive future of libraries.

Crash Course in Library Services to People with Disabilities Book
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Crash Course in Library Services to People with Disabilities


  • Author : Ann Roberts
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2010-03-23
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 158
  • ISBN 10 : 9781610690560

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Crash Course in Library Services to People with Disabilities Book Description :

This book helps libraries identify and implement new ways to serve their physically or mentally disabled patients. • Provides assessment tools that help libraries gauge their ability to meet the needs of disabled patrons • Includes a comprehensive index

Lifelong Learning in Public Libraries Book

Lifelong Learning in Public Libraries


  • Author : Donna L. Gilton
  • Publisher : Scarecrow Press
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 245
  • ISBN 10 : 9780810883567

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Lifelong Learning in Public Libraries Book Description :

This book demonstrates that public librarians can promote learning by combining the elements of Information Literacy Instruction (ILI) with traditional practices of public libraries. It not only provides background on ILI and current developments in public library instruction, it also examines educational theories and practices derived from a variety of fields and translates the theories and practices into a well-coordinated plan for libraries to follow. It encourages librarians to rethink practices to incorporate the principles of ILI and will enable public librarians to extend and enrich their instruction on information use.

Portraits of Library Service to People with Disabilities Book

Portraits of Library Service to People with Disabilities


  • Author : Eunice G. Lovejoy
  • Publisher : G. K. Hall
  • Release Date : 1990
  • Genre: Reference
  • Pages : 270
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015016972062

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Portraits of Library Service to People with Disabilities Book Description :

Profiling currently active, successful library programs for disabled people, this study offers many creative ways to serve the more than 36 million handicapped Americans. Drawing on site visits and in-depth interviews Lovejoy shares the experiences of professionals in all areas from administrators who purchase equipment to drivers of bookmobiles. She covers numerous topics, including accessibility of special needs areas; targeting specific handicapped groups; developing special collections; technology in visual, hearing and communication aids programming and funding.

Creating Inclusive Library Environments Book

Creating Inclusive Library Environments


  • Author : Michelle Kowalsky
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release Date : 2016-10-31
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 232
  • ISBN 10 : 9780838914885

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Public Library Services for Visually Impaired People Book

Public Library Services for Visually Impaired People


  • Author : Margaret Kinnell
  • Publisher : Leicestershire [England] : Library & Information Statistics Unit (LISU), Department of Information Science, Loughborough Univeristy
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Genre: Human engineering
  • Pages : 57
  • ISBN 10 : 1901786382

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Assistive Technologies in the Library Book

Assistive Technologies in the Library


  • Author : Barbara T. Mates
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 206
  • ISBN 10 : 9780838910702

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Assistive Technologies in the Library Book Description :

Instructs librarians on choosing technologies that will include all users, designing accessible web sites, training staff for how to accommodate disabled patrons, and establishing access policies.

The Public Library Service Book

The Public Library Service


  • Author : Fédération internationale des associations de bibliothécaires et des bibliothèques. Section des bibliothèques publiques
  • Publisher : NBD Biblion Publishers
  • Release Date : 2001
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 116
  • ISBN 10 : 3598218273

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The Public Library Service Book Description :

The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) is the leading international body representing the interests of library and information services and their users. It is the global voice of the information profession. The series IFLA Publications deals with many of the means through which libraries, information centres, and information professionals worldwide can formulate their goals, exert their influence as a group, protect their interests, and find solutions to global problems.

Ferguson Career Resource Guide for People with Disabilities  Third Edition  2 Volume Set Book

Ferguson Career Resource Guide for People with Disabilities Third Edition 2 Volume Set


  • Author : Facts On File, Incorporated
  • Publisher : Infobase Publishing
  • Release Date : 2009-01-01
  • Genre: Electronic books
  • Pages : 815
  • ISBN 10 : 9781438110479

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Ferguson Career Resource Guide for People with Disabilities Third Edition 2 Volume Set Book Description :

Each two-volume book contains four major sections: . - Introduction and Overview: Provides forewords by notables in the field and an outline of the book. - Essays: Features eight to 10 essays on topics such as workplace issues, financial aid, diversity, and more. - Directory: Contains descriptions and contact information for hundreds of organizations, schools, and associations, arranged by topic. - Further Resources/Indexes: Includes glossaries, appendixes, further reading, and indexes

World Report on Disability Book

World Report on Disability


  • Author : World Health Organization
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 325
  • ISBN 10 : 9241564180

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World Report on Disability Book Description :

The World Report on Disability suggests more than a billion people totally experience disability. They generally have poorer health, lower education and fewer economic opportunities and higher rates of poverty than people without disabilities. This report provides the best available evidence about what works to overcome barriers to better care and services.