Assistive technologies in the library / Barbara T. Mates ; with contributions by William R. Reed, IV.Material type: TextPublication details: Chicago : American Library Association, ©2011. Description: 1 online resource (206 pages) : illustrationsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780838992661; 0838992668; 9780838992678; 0838992676; 1283093480; 9781283093484; 9786613093486; 6613093483Subject(s): Libraries and people with disabilities | Self-help devices for people with disabilities | Libraries and people with visual disabilities | Libraries and the hearing impaired | Communication Aids for Disabled | Persons With Hearing Impairments | Library Services | Visually Impaired Persons | LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Library & Information Science -- Archives & Special Libraries | Libraries and people with disabilities | Libraries and people with visual disabilities | Libraries and the hearing impaired | Self-help devices for people with disabilitiesGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Assistive technologies in the library.DDC classification: 027.6/63 LOC classification: Z711.92.H3 | M323 2011ebNLM classification: Z 711.92.H3Online resources: Click here to access online
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
The library's mission : to serve all patrons -- Creating accessible electronic information -- Seeing the bigger picture : large-print-access technology solutions -- When computers talk : listening to the Web and printed materials -- Touching the Internet : braille access to the Internet -- Seeing the sounds : technologies for persons with hearing impairments -- Surfing the Internet with a "different" board -- Accessible collections, resources, and discussion forums -- Staff make it all work -- Finding the funding -- We got it, come and get it, or, Marketing -- Creating avenues for accessible electronic communication.
This sensitively written and practical guidebook will be an indispensable resource for ensuring that a library's offerings are accessible to everyone.
Print version record.