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Library services for blind and physically handicapped individuals

Frank Kurt Cylke

Library services for blind and physically handicapped individuals

summary of discussions and actions under sponsorship of the International Federation of Library Associations, August 26 through September 1, 1979, Copenhagen, Denmark

by Frank Kurt Cylke

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Published by National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Libraries and the blind -- Congresses.,
  • Libraries and people with disabilities -- Congresses.,
  • People with disabilities -- Services for -- Congresses.,
  • Blind -- Services for -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    Statementby Frank Kurt Cylke (Round Table of Libraries for the Blind, International Federation of Library Associations).
    GenreCongresses.
    ContributionsInternational Federation of Library Associations and Institutions., Round Table of Libraries for the Blind.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ675.B8 C94
    The Physical Object
    Pagination62 p. in various pagings :
    Number of Pages62
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4237402M
    LC Control Number80601859

    History of the Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. By Andrew Wilson, SBPH Services and Data Analyst. Library service to the blind began on March 3, , as President Herbert Hoover signed into law the Pratt-Smoot Act, which called for $, to be administered by the Library of Congress to provide blind adults with books. The Upper Merion Township Library has large print books, books on CD, Playaways, and also has a low vision reader for use in the library. Materials in large print, braille and in audio format are available from the Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, a branch of the Free Library of more information about these specialized books, please call the library at . Access to libraries for persons with disabilities - Checklist / By Birgitta Irvall and Gyda Skat Nielsen The Hague, IFLA Headquarters, – 18p. 30 cm. – (IFLA Professional Reports: 89) ISBN ISSN File Size: KB. APPLICATION FOR FREE LIBRARY SERVICES Individuals The Free Library of Philadelphia’s Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (LBPH) offers a wide variety of services for customers throughout the Commonwealth. Some are available on site, and many are available free through the mail via our partnership with Carnegie Library for the.


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