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ERIC Number: ED138248
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
Library Resources for the Blind & Physically Handicapped. A Directory of DBPH Network Libraries and Machine-Lending Agencies. 1976.
Library of Congress, Washington, DC. Div. for the Blind and Physically Handicapped.
This directory list 56 regional and 96 subregional network libraries in the United States, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands which circulate Library of Congress braille and recorded books and magazines for the blind and handicapped. Entries appear alphabetically by state. Within each state there are listings for regional libraries, subregional libraries alphabetically by city, and separate agencies lending playback equipment and accessories. Each entry indicates: (1) name, address, and telephone as of 1976; (2) hours, special collections, and services as of 1975; and (3) regional libraries which also lend playback equipment. The appendices contain 1975 statistics on active readers, circulation, budget, staff, and collections in regional and subregional libraries. (KP)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Library of Congress, Washington, DC. Div. for the Blind and Physically Handicapped.