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Assistive technologies in the library [electronic resource] / Barbara T. Mates ; with contributions by William R. Reed, IV.

By: Mates, Barbara T.
Contributor(s): Reed, William R.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Chicago : American Library Association, c2011Description: 1 online resource (206 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780838992661 (electronic bk.); 0838992668 (electronic bk.).Subject(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 | Hearing Impaired Persons | Library Services | Visually Impaired Persons | Library Science | LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Library & Information Science -- Archives & Special LibrariesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Assistive technologies in the library.DDC classification: 027.6/63 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
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.
Summary: This sensitively written and practical guidebook will be an indispensable resource for ensuring that a library's offerings are accessible to everyone.
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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.

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