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ERIC Number: EJ996052
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-May
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 26
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0004-9670
Employment of Disabled Persons in the Academic Library Environment
Johnstone, Jodi
Australian Library Journal, v54 n2 p156-163 May 2005
Academic libraries are the cornerstones of universities in providing information resources for the students and staff of the university. Indirectly, they may be instrumental in the development of beliefs and attitudes regarding the employment of disabled people. In 1998, the Australian Bureau of Statistics conducted a study into the status and wellbeing of disabled people, including employment restrictions. The percentage of the population who are disabled had risen from 15 per cent to 19 per cent in 17 years and half of these are unemployed or have restrictions on their employment.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Australia; Illinois; Texas