Category: access

is your OPAC accessible?

Accessibility of Online Databases: A Usability Study of Research Databases. Is your OPAC accesible to people who use adaptive technology to look up materials in your library? Perhaps the most profound outcome of this study for those of us who…

web braille

Your print disabled patrons may be interested to know about Web Braille, Braille books and magazines available through the web, for free to eleigible patrons and libraries. Don’t know what to read? There’s always the Braille Book Review.


Developing accessible library services, a readable and useful artcle from Library & Information Update.[thanks eoin]

from a mgt perspective

There’s also the management perspective to consider when you are providing library services to the disabled. As this writer points out, there are few disabled librarians and very little library education about these special populations. The needs of the disabled…