ERIC Number: ED412681
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997-May
Reading Materials in Large Print: A Resource Guide. Reference Circular No. 97-02.
Mendle, Gillian, Comp.
This reference circular contains information about large-print materials. Section 1 is an annotated list of selected sources of large-print materials available for purchase or loan. The sources are publishers or distributors, specialized libraries, and associations for persons with visual impairments. Several of these sources also provide general information about low vision. The cost of the materials is included. Section 2 lists selected classic titles available in large-print format. Section 3 is an annotated list of selected resources about large-print materials and low vision. Contact information includes address, phone and fax numbers, e-mail addresses and website address (if available). Type is measured in points from the bottom of the lowest letter to the tallest capital, with type one-inch high measuring 72 points. The minimum size for large-print materials is 14-point type. (CR)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped.