ERIC Number: ED366128
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Libraries and the Physically Disabled: An Updated Guide to Information and Their Sources.
Borucki, William, Comp.
This guide is intended to provide sources of information to help libraries comply with requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). First, sources for texts of the relevant laws and regulations are listed. Print resources about various disability-related topics are then listed under the following categories: general (45), the ADA (7), administration (8), aims and objectives (5), barrier free design (7), bibliography (21), collection development (7), collection development--handicapped children (10), computerized databases (5), directories (25), employment organizations (2), equipment and supplies (18), film/video (12), handicapped children (26), handicapped in literature (4), independent living (5), information centers (15), mentally handicapped (2), newsletters (39), organizations (24), periodicals (53), recreation (5), sexuality (8), standards (7), statistics (1), teaching (2), time and cost studies (1), travel (6), Australia (3), Canada (3), developing countries (2), Finland (1), France (3), Great Britain (6), Poland (4), Russian Republic (1), Scandinavia (1), Scotland (1), Soviet Union (1), Switzerland (1), and Zambia (1). Attached is the American Libraries Association Decade of Disabled Persons Committee Checklist for barrier-free designs and program access. (DB)
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Bibliographic Databases, Civil Rights Legislation, Compliance (Legal), Developing Nations, Directories, Disabilities, Equipment, Federal Legislation, Films, Foreign Countries, Independent Living, Information Centers, Information Sources, Libraries, Library Administration, Library Collection Development, Library Standards, Periodicals, Physical Disabilities, Recreation, Sexuality, Travel, User Needs (Information), Videotape Recordings
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Co-Operative Colleague Communications, Buffalo, NY.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Americans with Disabilities Act 1990