ERIC Number: ED239639
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Libraries for the Blind Section. Libraries Serving the General Public Division. Papers.
International Federation of Library Associations, The Hague (Netherlands).
Papers on library services and developments in reading materials for the blind, which were presented at the 1983 International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) conference, include: (1) "Reading Programs for the Blind and Physically Handicapped in Public Libraries of the Polish People's Republic" by Franciszek Czajkowski (Poland); (2) "Library Services for the Blind in the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG)" by Rainer F. V. Witte (West Germany); (3) "(United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization) UNESCO/IFLA Contract No. 642030: Braille Production in Africa" by Rainer F. V. Witte (West Germany); (4) "The Technology of Producing Tactual Maps and Materials for Textbooks" by Wilfried Laufenberg (West Germany); (5) "Talking Books Libraries in (the) Federal Republic of Germany (FRG)" by Karl Britz (West Germany); (6) "The Blind and the New Technologies: Paperless-Braille and Reading Machines" by Manfred Harres (West Germany); (7) "Thoughts about the Production and Spreading of Braille in Africa" by Hans-Eugen Schulze (West Germany); and (8) "New Technologies for the Blind Reading Community," in which Paul E. Thiele (Canada) describes new developments in talking books, braille, print conversion technology, optical to tactile conversion, optical to speech output, print to braille conversion, radio reading services, and optical print enlargement. (ESR)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Federation of Library Associations, The Hague (Netherlands).
Identifiers - Location: Africa; Poland; West Germany