ERIC Number: ED443430
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Bibles and Other Sacred Writings in Special Media. Reference Circular.
Nussbaum, Ruth, Comp.; O'Connor, Catherine, Comp.; Herndon, James, Comp.; Emanuel, Shirley, Comp.
This reference circular lists Bibles and sacred texts of many world religions, in a variety of languages, translations, and versions, that are available in special media. Commentaries, concordances, liturgies, prayer books, hymnals, and magazines are also listed. Priority was given to citing complete works; portions of works are listed if they are unique in availability, narration, or medium. Braille is grade 2 unless otherwise noted, and large print is 14-point unless otherwise stated. Full-text electronic resources are also listed. The first section alphabetically lists organizations and companies (with contact information) that provide individuals with a visual disability materials that are free, on loan, or for purchase. Prices of the materials listed are subject to change. Subsequent sections list materials, with their book numbers, available through the braille and talking-book program of the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress. Indexes are arranged by subjects, media, versions and translations, and organizations that publish religious magazines. A list of other reference circulars and bibliographies available from the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped are included. (Contains 13 references.) (AEF)
Descriptors: Biblical Literature, Blindness, Braille, Large Type Materials, Media Adaptation, Physical Disabilities, Religion
Reference Section, National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress, Washington, DC 20542.
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Library of Congress, Washington, DC. National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped.