ERIC Number: ED259727
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Aug
Reference Count: 0
IFLA Section of Libraries for the Blind. Expert Meeting, 1984. 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 1984 Expert Meeting of the IFLA Section of Libraries for the Blind include: (1) "Teaching Map Concepts to the Blind" (R. B. Horsfall and B. Cox, Canada); (2) "Optical Character Recognition 'Reading' for Computerized Braille Production" (Peter E. Hanke, United States); (3) "Computerized Braille Production at the University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada" (Paul E. Thiele, Canada); (4) "Computerized Braille Production at the German Institute for the Blind (GIB/BLISTA), Marburg (Lahn)" (Rainer F. V. Witte, West Germany); (5) "The Compact-Audio-Disc as a Possible Carrier of Talking Books" (Hans Doove, Netherlands); (6) "The Role for a National Library in Providing Library Service for Blind and Physically Handicapped Individuals" (Frank Kurt Cylke, United States); (7) "Development of New Services for the Swedish Library of Talking Books and Braille" (Barry Hampshire, Sweden); (8) "Braille Production via Microcomputers and Central Site Computers" (Theo van der Greft, Netherlands); (9) "Library Services for the Blind and Physically Handicapped in the Kingdom of the Netherlands: A General Survey" (Henry Fidder, Netherlands); (10) "International Postage and Air Freight of Braille and Audio Material" (William C. Byrne, Australia); and three papers by Clifford Law of Australia--(11) "Networks of Library Services for the Handicapped: Is There a Role for a National Library?" (12) a report on the UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization) world survey of catalogs of institutions and libraries holding library material for the blind; and (13) "Report on Moves to Develop an International Copyright Application Form for the Copying of Library Materials for Print Handicapped Readers." (THC)
Descriptors: Audiodisc Recordings, Blindness, Braille, Developing Nations, Electromechanical Aids, Foreign Countries, International Organizations, Library Associations, Library Services, Maps, Microcomputers, Program Descriptions, Public Libraries, Tactile Adaptation, Talking Books, Technological Advancement, Visual Impairments
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Federation of Library Associations, The Hague (Netherlands).
Note: Papers presented at the International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) Expert Meeting (Amsterdam, Netherlands, August 15-17, 1984). For a related document, see IR 051 160. Document contains light, broken type.