ERIC Number: ED234800
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Magazines in Special Media. Reference Circular No. 81-3.
Gibson, Merrillyn, Comp.
This circular lists 384 magazines produced in media suitable for use by persons who are unable to read conventional print materials. The media included are braille, cassette, disc, large type, Moon type, and open-reel tape. The entry for each title gives frequency of publication, medium or media in which it is available, method or methods by which copies may be obtained, price of subscription where applicable, and a short description of the magazine's subject matter. Included are direct circulation magazines, which are available free through the program of the National Library Service (NLS) for the Blind and Physically Handicapped; loan magazines which are also available through the NLS program but must be returned after use; magazines available on interlibrary loan through NLS network libraries; and subscription magazines. The magazines are listed in two categories covering adult and young adult material, and children's material. Also included are a list of direct circulation magazines; a subject index; indexes to braille, cassette, disc, large type, Moon type, and open-reel magazines; a list of addresses for sources of subscription magazines; and a listing of other NLS reference circulars and bibliographies. (ESR)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Library of Congress, Washington, DC. National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped.