ERIC Number: ED104381
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973
Reference Count: N/A
Volunteers Who Produce Books: Braille, Large Type, Tape.
Library of Congress, Washington, DC. Div. for the Blind and Physically Handicapped.
Available in both print and braille, this directory describes the activities of the Volunteer Services Section of the Library of Congress Division for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, the Braille Book Bank, and Recording for the Blind. Its major section lists the names of 269 volunteer groups and individuals who transcribe and record books and other reading materials for blind and physically handicapped persons. The listing is alphabetical by state. Among the services offered are braille transcribing, large-type printing, tape recording, duplication, and binding. Specialties include music, mathematics, and languages. Separate sections list state special-education consultants, proofreaders certified by the Library of Congress, and procedures for clearing copyright permissions and reporting to catalogs. (Author/DGC)
Descriptors: Audiotape Recordings, Blindness, Braille, Directories, Guides, Physical Disabilities, Services, Tape Recordings, Visual Impairments, Voluntary Agencies, Volunteers
Library of Congress, Division for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Washington, D.C. 20542 (free)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Library of Congress, Washington, DC. Div. for the Blind and Physically Handicapped.