Guidelines for Library and Information Services for the American Deaf Community
Martha L. Goddard
Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies, American Library Association, 1996 - Social Science - 20 pages
These guidelines are meant to inform librarians about the library needs of the deaf community. They apply to all types of libraries, including public, school, and academic, as well as special libraries serving government, commerce and industry, the arts, the military, hospitals, prisons, and other institutions.
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