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Added Entries, Volume 37, Issue 3

Spring 2010

The following titles have been selected from materials that were added to the NLS reference collections during winter 2010. Entries are arranged alphabetically, according to subject headings developed and used by the NLS Reference Section for its collections. Prices of publications have been included wherever possible. Full publishers’ addresses are included when documents are not readily obtainable through libraries and bookstores. Items marked with an asterisk (*) are especially recommended for basic reference collections in libraries serving visually and physically handicapped readers.

Requests for materials listed should be sent directly to the publishers or sources cited with each entry. Items are not available from NLS unless specifically indicated.

NLS Publications

Dogs: care and feeding see Dogs

Facts: books for blind and physically handicapped individuals, 2009 see Talking- Book Program--Library of Congress

Library resources for the blind and physically handicapped: a directory with budget, staff, and collections information and FY 2007 and FY 2008 statistics on readership and circulation, 2009 see Library Services for People with Visual Impairments--Directories

Talking rooms: walking through history at the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped headquarters see Talking-Book Program--Library of Congress

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Adjustment by People with Visual Impairments

Bowen, Jayne. Visual impairment and its impact on self-esteem. British journal of visual impairment, v. 28, Jan. 2010: 47–56.

Assistive Technology Products for People with Disabilities

Furlong, Roxanne, ed. The complete product guide for people with disabilities. 3d ed. Horsham, PA: No Limits Communications, Inc., 2010. 200p. $19.95. (PO Box 220, 19044).

Autism

Anderson, Kyra, and Vicki Forman, eds. Gravity pulls you in: perspectives on parenting children on the autism spectrum. Bethesda, MD: Woodbine House, 2010. 202p. $19.95. (6510 Bells Mill Road, 29817).

Kaufmann, Walter E., and Wayne Silverman. Searching for the causes of autism. EP magazine, v. 40, Feb. 2010: 30, 32–33.

College Students with Disabilities--Adjustment

Arndt, Katrina. College students who are deafblind: perceptions of adjustment and academic supports. AER journal, v. 3, winter 2010: 12–19.

Digital Rights Management

McSherry, Corynne, and Cindy Cohn. “Digital books and your rights: a checklist for readers.” Retrieved Feb. 18, 2010. www.eff.org/files/eff-digital-books.pdf [PDF: 369KB / 18 p.].   External link symbol

Digital Talking-Book Players

Burton, Darren. “An evaluation of Kindle II and Sony Reader digital book players.” AccessWorld, v. 11, Mar. 2010. Retrieved Mar. 1, 2010. www.afb.org/afbpress/pub.asp?DocID=aw110104.   External link symbol

Disabilities--Directories

“Links to online directories of disability organizations worldwide.” Retrieved Jan. 5, 2010. www.miusa.org/ncde/link/onlinedirectories.  External link symbol

Dogs

* Library of Congress. National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. Dogs: care and feeding. Washington, 2010. 14p. Free. (Minibibliography, NSS 09-02).

Education for Blind People--Foreign Countries

Hess, Itay. Visually impaired pupils in mainstream schools in Israel. British journal of visual impairment, v. 28, Jan. 2010: 19–33.

Sharma, Umesh, and others. Forming effective partnerships to facilitate inclusion of students with vision impairments: perceptions of a regular classroom teacher and an itinerant teacher. British journal of visual impairment, v. 28, Jan. 2010: 57–67.

Eye Diseases

Roman, Christine, and others. Statement on cortical visual impairment. Journal of visual impairment and blindness, v. 104, Feb. 2010: 69–72.

Glaucoma

Holmstrom, Radhika. Glaucoma, genes, and me: tracing the family line of disease. NB, issue 51, Mar. 2010: 32–35.

Graphical User Interface (GUI)

Havik, Else M., and others. Design and evaluation of a protocol to assess electronic travel aids for persons who are visually impaired. Journal of visual impairment and blindness, v. 104, Feb. 2010: 84–94.

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Guide Dogs

Young, free, and mobile: guide dogs for under 16s. NB, issue 51, Mar. 2010: 20–22.

Legislation for People with Disabilities

Burns, Katharina Kovacs, and Gary L. Gordon. Analyzing the impact of disability legislation in Canada and the United States. Journal of disability policy studies, v. 20, 2010: 205–218.

Libraries--Surveys

American Library Association. “A perfect storm brewing: budget cuts threaten public library services at time of increased demand.” Public library funding and technology access study. Retrieved Jan. 20, 2010. www.ala.org/ala/research/initiatives/plftas/index.cfm.  External link symbol

Henderson, Everett. “Service trends in U.S. public libraries, 1997–2007.” Institute of Museum and Library Services research brief no. 1, Dec. 2009. Retrieved Jan. 5, 2010. www.imls.gov/pdf/Brief2010_01.pdf [PDF: 277KB / 6 p.].   External link symbol

Hendrix, Jennifer C. “Checking out the future: perspectives from the library community on information technology and 21st-century libraries.” American Library Association, Office for Information Technology Policy, policy brief no. 2, Feb. 2010. Retrieved Mar. 11, 2010. www.ala.org/ala/aboutala/offices/oitp/publications/policybriefs/ala_checking_out_the.pdf [PDF: 727KB / 24 p.].  External link symbol

Library Services for People with Disabilities--Surveys

Bonnici, Laurie J., Stephanie L. Maatta, and Muriel K. Wells. U.S. national accessibility survey: librarians serving patrons with disabilities. New library world, v. 110, 2009: 512–528. Also available online at www.emeraldinsight.com/0307-4803.html.  External link symbol

Library Services for People with Visual Impairments

* Caulton, Jane, and Stephen Prine. Blind and physically handicapped: library services. In Encyclopedia of library and information sciences, 3d ed., 2010: 635–641.

Library Services for People with Visual Impairments--Directories

* Library of Congress. National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. Library resources for the blind and physically handicapped: a directory with budget, staff, and collections information and FY 2007 and FY 2008 statistics on readership and circulation. Washington, 2009. 100p. Free.

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Library Services for Senior Adults

American Library Association. Office for Literacy and Outreach Services. Keys to engaging older adults @ your library. Chicago, 2010. 6p. [brochure]. (50 East Huron Street, 60611). Also available online at www.ala.org/ala/aboutala/offices/olos/toolkits/olderadults.cfm.  External link symbol

Low Vision

Corn, Anne L., and Jane N. Erin, eds. Foundations of low vision: clinical and functional perspectives. 2d ed. New York: AFB Press, 2010. 965p. $89.95. (PO Box 1020, Sewickley, PA 15143).

Minorities with Disabilities

Waldman, H. Barry, and Steven P. Perlman. Hispanic-Latino population social and health conditions: the setting for children and adults with disabilities. EP magazine, v. 40, Feb. 2010: 51–55.

Music for People with Visual Impairments

Coates, Rick. Noisemakers to music makers: developing a school band for students who are visually impaired. Journal of visual impairment and blindness, v. 104, Jan. 2010: 8–11.

Erin, Jane N. Musically speaking: exploring music instruction with teachers of students who are visually impaired. Journal of visual impairment and blindness, v. 104, Jan. 2010: 7–8.

Wheeler, Jennifer. Finding the opportunity to teach music to students who are visually impaired. Journal of visual impairment and blindness, v. 104, Jan. 2010: 11–13.

Personal Assistance Services (PAS)

Misra, Sita, Louis E. Orslene, and Richard T. Walls. Personal assistance services (PAS) for workers with disabilities: views and experiences of employers. Journal of rehabilitation, v. 76, Jan.–Feb.–Mar. 2010: 22–27.

Talking-Book Program--Library of Congress

* Library of Congress. National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. Facts: books for blind and physically handicapped individuals. Washington, 2009. 4p. Free. Also available online at www.loc.gov/nls/reference/factsheets/annual.html.

* Library of Congress. National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. Talking rooms: walking through history at the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped headquarters by Erica Vaughns. Washington, 2009. 16p. [pamphlet]. Free. Also available in braille.

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Travel for People with Disabilities

“Air travel tips for people with disabilities.” Retrieved Jan. 5, 2010. www.miusa.org/ncde/tipsheets/airlinetips.  External link symbol

Travel for People with Visual Impairments

“Blind visitors to the United States: what you need to know.” Retrieved Jan. 5, 2010. www.miusa.org/ncde/tipsheets/blindvisitorstousa.  External link symbol

Veterans with Disabilities

Frain, Michael P., Malachy Bishop, and Mary Bethel. A roadmap for rehabilitation counseling to serve military veterans with disabilities. Journal of rehabilitation, v. 76, Jan.– Feb.–Mar 2010: 13–21.

Web Accessibility

* Vandenbark, R. Todd. Tending a wild garden: library web design for persons with disabilities. Information technology and libraries, v. 29, Mar. 2010: 23–29.

White Canes

Scott, Bronwen. Early long cane use: a case study. AER journal, v. 3, winter 2010, 26–29.

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