ERIC Number: ED037938
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
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Standards for Library Services for the Blind and Visually Handicapped. Adopted July 14, 1966, by the Library Administration Division, American Library Association.
National Accreditation Council for Agencies Serving the Blind and Visually Handicapped, New York, NY.; American Library Association, Chicago, IL. Library Administration Div.
Standards and principles for library facilities, programs and equipment services for the visually handicapped are outlined. The duties of federal, state, regional and community libraries are overviewed. Large library and school library requirements are defined along with data on library materials, personnel and equipment needs. Appendices contain a suggested staffing pattern for state and regional libraries for the blind, and a bibliography. (TG)
Descriptors: Blindness, Citations (References), Community Organizations, Facility Guidelines, Library Associations, Library Equipment, Library Facilities, Library Networks, Library Services, Library Standards, Public Agencies, Reference Services, Reports, Visual Impairments
American Library Association, 50 East Huron Street, Chicago, Illinois ($1.75)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Accreditation Council for Agencies Serving the Blind and Visually Handicapped, New York, NY.; American Library Association, Chicago, IL. Library Administration Div.