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Libraries, Information Services and Serving People With Disabilities

Connie Van Fleet

Libraries, Information Services and Serving People With Disabilities

by Connie Van Fleet

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Published by Libraries Unlimited Inc .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Disability: social aspects,
  • Libraries & information centres,
  • Library & information services,
  • Library, archive & information management,
  • USA,
  • Reference

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages400
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12132897M
    ISBN 101563085127
    ISBN 109781563085123
    OCLC/WorldCa183038309

    facilities available for the people with disabilities in National Capital Region Libraries, India. Design/methodology/approach: Survey methodology has been used as the basic research tool to collect the data with the help of questionnaire from various institutions/libraries serving . However, such services will be offered in a way that respects the dignity and full participation of persons with disabilities. Service Animals. The Library welcomes service animals that are needed to assist persons with disabilities. Support People. The Library welcomes persons with disabilities and accompanying support people.

      Crash Course in Library Services to People with Disabilities by Ann Roberts; Richard J. Smith ISBN: Publication Date: This book helps libraries identify and implement new ways to serve their physically or mentally disabled patients. Planning for Library Services to People with Disabilities by Rhea Joyce Rubin ISBN Author: Ala Library. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) directs public and private libraries--academic, public, school, and special--to provide services to people with disabilities that are equal to services provided to citizens without disabilities. Six chapters in this book provide information to help library administrators and staff to fully understand the applications of the law and its regulations as.

    This book presents a planning process to ensure that libraries consider all of the issues necessary to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act, designed to work in conjunction with an already existing library plan. Libraries that complete this process will: ensure that all parts of the larger plan are inclusive; develop objectives and activities of special interest to people with Cited by: 5. Library and information services to individuals with disabilities. Washington, DC: National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress, [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Library of Congress.


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Libraries, Information Services and Serving People With Disabilities by Connie Van Fleet Download PDF EPUB FB2

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.

Serving Disadvantaged Persons (LSDP) – is designed as a practical tool for all types of libraries (public, academic, school, special) to 1) assess existing levels of accessibility to File Size: KB. If we consider libraries as vehicles for community transformation and librarians as change agents, we must evaluate how Information Services and Serving People With Disabilities book libraries are serving all of our patrons, including those with disabilities.

It does not matter if your library is small or large, system or stand-alone, rural or urban—all libraries serve people with disabilities. Information about serving people with disabilities should be an ongoing part of library employee training, according to Creating Inclusive Library Environments: A Planning Guide for Serving Patrons with Disabilities by Michelle Kowalsky and John Woodruff (ALA Editions, ).

A pdf version of these guidelines can be found here. Purpose The aim of these guidelines is to provide all libraries, regardless of type, size or resourcing, with minimum standards for the provision of accessible and inclusive services for people with disabilities.

These guidelines can be used to: analyse the present level of service, facilitate forward-planning, develop.

Legal Issues Access Issues Library Staff Library Services Adaptive Technology for Computers Electronic Resources Helpful Communication Hints As more information is delivered using computer and network technologies, libraries play an increasingly important role in ensuring access for all people to Internet and other information resources.

In making electronic resources. Beyond Assistive Technology: Improving Library Services to People with Disabilities presented Kate Todd Serving the Underserved: Children with Disabilities at Your Library presented by Renee Grassi Tech on the Spec(trum): Making Libraries More Accessible for Children with Special Needs, presented by Holly Jin, hosted by TechSoup.

The history of libraries serving people with disabilities is long and distinguished. Libraries were often the first social or government institutions in many communities across the nation to recognize the humanity of people with disabilities and provide services to promote their rights and equality.

ALA recognizes that people with disabilities are a large and vibrant part of society. Libraries should be fully inclusive of all members of their community and strive to break down barriers to access. The library can play a transformational role in helping facilitate more complete participation in society by providing fully accessible resources and services.

necessary information, as well as providing free and open access to the library for all citizens. As disadvantaged people become a core user base for libraries, some libraries have begun programs to connect these people with needed social services, which File Size: KB.

Services for Customers with Disabilities. Below you'll find details of some of our library services for customers with disabilities. We know that accessibility can make or break our patrons' experience at our libraries - if you have suggestions for improvements, please contact us.

The University of Kansas Libraries is committed to providing equitable access to information to all faculty, staff, students, and members of the KU community. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and in collaboration with the appropriate University resource centers, library staff will make good faith efforts to accommodate reasonable requests for assistance in.

International body representing libraries serving people with print disabilities. Languages on the Web External. A website offering information and links to many other web sites about languages and language resources, including information on audio learning courses and online radio broadcast schedules.

Their topics include improving services for patrons with print disabilities at public libraries, developing accessible libraries and inclusive librarians in the 21st century: examples from practice, providing accessibility for people with disabilities at the College of Staten Island Library, the digital inclusiveness of state library websites Cited by: 5.

Majinge, R.M and Stilwell, C. Library services provision for people with virtual impairments and in wheelchairs in academic libraries in Tanzania. South African Journal of Libraries and Information Science, 79(2): Mapulanga, P.

Adequacy or inadequacy of Cited by: 1. Library Services for Children with Special Needs Libraries offer a wide range of services for individuals with special needs. This article details some of the services that may be available for children and adults with learning or intellectual disabilities, who are blind or deaf, and gifted and talented : Colorín Colorado.

People with Disabilities. Library and Information Services – Services to and Resources for Users with Disabilities. Physical access differ from campus to campus, but all campus libraries have dedicated workstations for disabled users.

Please consult the sections below for specific details and contact names. Libraries and Disabilities: Selected Articles and More. Library Services for People with Disabilities Policy Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA) Serving Deaf Patrons Special Libraries Public and Academic Libraries Print Publications.

Please call or e-mail the Coordinator of Library Services for Persons with Disabilities several days in advance to set up a mutually convenient time for a one-on-one research session. Together, we will strive to obtain copies of library materials in the requested format, or.

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.

Creating Inclusive Library Environments: A Planning Guide for Serving Patrons with Disabilities. He coordinates campus services for students with disabilities and manages transitions for students entering college.

along with the needs of patrons. The suggestions provided throughout this book will help make libraries more ergonomic and.countries is required to make mainstream library services accessible to people with disabilities. Libraries must be designed to be universally accessible, and universal access should be the norm; access for people with disabilities should not be an add-on to existing by: 1.“Our gentle, open librarians create a welcoming environment for all people,” said Head of Children’s Services Jan Bojda.

In order to best serve patrons with disabilities, the library works with community organizations to employ neuroatypical residents and helps connect parents of .