A Directory of Adaptive Technologies to Aid Library Patrons and Staff with Disabilities
A text summarising disability-related legislation that affects libraries and librarians in terms of upgrading the work environment. A selection of assistive devices and technologies are assessed. The study also identifies organisations that provide support services for people with different needs.
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The State of the Art in Assistive Technology
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