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Library access for the handicapped

New York Metropolitan Reference and Research Library Agency. Task Force on Library Access for the Handicapped.

Library access for the handicapped

a guide to materials, services, and physical accessibility of public and academic libraries in the New York metropolitan area

by New York Metropolitan Reference and Research Library Agency. Task Force on Library Access for the Handicapped.

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Published by New York Metropolitan Reference and Research Library Agency in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York Metropolitan Area
    • Subjects:
    • Libraries and people with disabilities -- New York Metropolitan Area -- Directories.,
    • Libraries and the blind -- New York Metropolitan Area -- Directories.,
    • People with disabilities -- Services for -- New York Metropolitan Area -- Directories.,
    • Blind -- Services for -- New York Metropolitan Area -- Directories.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementTask Force on Library Access for the Handicapped.
      GenreDirectories.
      SeriesMETRO miscellaneous publication ;, no. 20
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ711.92.H3 N48 1979
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 82 p. ;
      Number of Pages82
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4146928M
      LC Control Number80126111

      Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Read, borrow, and discover more than 3M books for free. Signs in and outside the library must be visible to people with disabilities so as to make it easier to find places of access to the library and its various facilities. 1. Parking. If there is less than 25 parking spaces at the library, there needs to be at least one handicapped space that is van accessible.

      The Braille and Talking Book Library has resumed limited mail circulation service. Email reference services are still available in all Library sections, and requests may be submitted via Ask-A-Librarian. The State Library is constantly monitoring this evolving situation and will make changes as necessary as new information becomes available. Q.: How do I apply for Free Library Service from the Connecticut Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped? A.: The applications for Free Library Service are given below. There is an application Read more. Q.: What types of materials does the Library loan? The Connecticut Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped collection Read more.

      This application is intended for use only by patrons or institutions in good standing of The National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled. Fill out this form if you are a registered user or have already contacted the library and were instructed to do so. The Washington Talking Book & Braille Library endeavors to build community and provide equal access to information and reading materials for Washington residents unable to read standard print.


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Library access for the handicapped by New York Metropolitan Reference and Research Library Agency. Task Force on Library Access for the Handicapped. Download PDF EPUB FB2

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: 89) ISBN ISSN CONTENTS.

PREFACE p. PHYSICAL ACCESS p. Outside the library File Size: KB. BARD (Braille and Audio Reading Download) is a free library service of downloadable braille and audio reading material for residents of the United States and U.S.

citizens living abroad who are unable to read or use standard printed material because of visual or physical disabilities. BARD provides access to thousands of special-format books, magazines, and music scores. DLAS is the Delaware regional branch of the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS) of the Library of Congress.

As such DLAS has access to over 2, new titles recorded by the NLS each year. Currently the library has o volumes, which comprise more t different titles. The library has audio playback devices that are loaned to patrons to listen. The Ohio Library for the Blind and Physically Disabled (OLBPD) is part of Library access for the handicapped book Cleveland Public Library.

In partnership with the State Library of Ohio Talking Book Program, OLBPD serves as the Regional Library for the National Library Service (NLS) for the Blind and Print Disabled of the Library of Congress, and administers a free library program of braille and audio materials circulated to eligible.

That All May Read. A free library program of overrecorded, large print, and braille materials available to residents of Tennessee who are not able to use standard print materials due to a visual or physical disability. The Tennessee Library for Accessible Books and Media (TLABM) partners with the National Library Service at the Library of Congress (NLS) to administer this free library service.

Bookshare | An Accessible Online Library for people with print disabilities. While we celebrate the impact of the ADA today, help us raise $30K to keep the promise of the ADA for the next 30 years. Donate now. Back-to-School resources. Get Started. All residents of New York City who are blind, visually impaired, physically disabled, or who have a reading disability are eligible to enroll in Andrew Heiskell Library's free services.

All are encouraged to visit the library to use the library collections for information and research or to take advantage of the library photocopy service.

For questions or more information please call or proceed to the ONLINE FORM to submit a reference question. Talking Book and Braille Library. The Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped along with the Free Library of Philadelphia is committed to making their collections and programs accessible to all.

We have installed special computers called Access Technology Workstations in several neighborhood libraries and the Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped.

Every community, no matter the size, has the opportunity to serve children with special needs. Libraries have unique opportunities to raise awareness and strengthen services for children with disabilities and their families.

In the recent webinar Serving the Underserved: Children with Disabilities at Your Library, Renee Grassi, Youth Department Director at Glen Ellyn Public Library shared. Making Libraries Accessible: Adaptive Design and Assistive Technology Edited by Char Booth As a provider of public space and digital content, your library is duty-bound to promote equitable access to all users, regardless of whether they use assistive technology.

In this issue of Library Technology Reports, editor Booth makes the case that that attention to the core principles of consistency. BARD 24/7 Digital Book Download Site Welcome. The Free Library of Philadelphia's Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (LBPH), as part of the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress (NLS) serves Pennsylvania residents who have difficulty reading due to a physical impairment, a reading disability, or a vision challenge.

Founded inTBBC is a library that provides no-cost, home-delivered services, on behalf of the National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled to children, teens and adults in New Jersey who have difficulty reading standard print or trouble holding a book.

Apply for our library service. The National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled is a free library program of braille and audio materials such as books and magazines circulated to eligible borrowers in the United States and American citizens living abroad by postage-free mail and online download.

The program is sponsored by the Library of Congress. People may be eligible if they are blind, have a visual disability that prevents. The Oregon Talking Book and Braille Library, a division of the State of Oregon Library, provides free audio and Braille books to eligible Oregonians with a print-disability (visual, physical, or reading impairment).

Their BARD service (Braille and Audio Reading Download) gives users FREE, unlimited, 24 hour access to download any NLS digital book. The NC Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NCLBPH) is a special public library that circulates books and magazines especially made for persons who cannot use regular printed material because of a visual or physical disability.

The library is located. The online library for blind and print-disabled people. Library; About; Contact; Join | Sign in. Search. Use the form below to search our library. If you get too many or too few results you can try our advanced search. If you're looking specifically for children's or adults' books, be sure to select the right category.

Fortunately, the National Library Service (NLS) at the Library of Congress offers a free braille and talking book library service for people with temporary or permanent low vision, blindness, or a physical limitation that prevents them from reading or holding the printed page.

The Connecticut Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped is a network library of the Library of Congress’ National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. We lend books and magazines in recorded formats along with the necessary playback equipment, and materials in braille, FOR FREE, to any Connecticut adult or child.

This is a list for good books for all ages that feature a handicapped, or disabled protagonist. Disabilities can be both mental and physical. Hopefully these books can help to inspire people from all walks of life to overcome their personal challenges.

We encourage you to highlight the handicap in your comments. Follow the link to the COVID and GLASS: Updates page. We will place any new information on this page.

Through the Georgia Libraries for Accessible Statewide Services (GLASS), Georgia Public Library Service provides library services for individuals who are blind and to those whose physical abilities require the use of books and magazines in audio format or in braille.The Braille and Talking Book Library has resumed limited mail circulation service.

State government employee access to online resources, library materials and reference services. from the list below to be directed to the appropriate California National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled (NLS) network library.ABC Global Book Service is an on-line catalogue that provides libraries for the blind with the ability to search and make requests for accessible digital books.

This international “library-to-library” service allows participating organizations to supplement their collections from .