ERIC Number: ED217839
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
Services to the Disabled in ARL Libraries. SPEC Kit 81.
Association of Research Libraries, Washington, DC. Office of Management Studies.
This compilation of documents submitted by various academic and research libraries on library services to the disabled is arranged under six topics. Policy and procedure statements are addressed by Colorado State University and the Universities of Wisconsin at Madison, Connecticut, and Missouri. The University of British Columbia and the University of Connecticut provide position descriptions for librarians and responsibilities of student assistants for the disabled, respectively. Reports by the University of Maryland and the University of California at Santa Barbara address facilities and services planning. This is followed by discussions on building access by the Universities of Maryland, Rochester, Connecticut, and Miami and Northwestern University Libraries. Descriptions of services are described by nine universities including the Universities of Cincinnati, New Mexico, California at Riverside, Texas at Austin, Pennsylvania, and Missouri. The final topic on publicity/user guides consists of samples submitted by Harvard University, Gerogetown University, and the Universities of British Columbia, Connecticut, and Georgia. Listed are 13 sources. (RBF)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Accessibility (for Disabled), Disabilities, Librarians, Library Equipment, Library Facilities, Library Guides, Library Materials, Library Services, Physical Mobility, Policy, Research Libraries
Association of Research Libraries/OMS, 1527 New Hampshire Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20036 ($15.00, prepaid).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association of Research Libraries, Washington, DC. Office of Management Studies.