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Date: Fall 2013
The following titles have been selected from materials that were added to the NLS reference collections from spring to fall 2013. Entries are arranged alphabetically, according to subject headings developed and used by the NLS Reference Section for its collections.
Whitney, Eric. “Obamacare: People with Disabilities Face Complex Choices.” National Public Radio, August 13, 2013. http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2013/08/15/210481505/obamacare-people-with-disabilities-face-complex-choices (accessed December 27, 2013).
Bureau of Engraving and Printing. “EyeNote® App Overview.” http://www.eyenote.gov/ (accessed December 27, 2013).
Hartsell, Mark. “New App Brings Braille Books to Mobile Devices.” The Gazette 24, no. 39 (October 25, 2013): 3. http://www.loc.gov/staff/gazette/issue.php?id=728 (accessed December 27, 2013).
The National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. BARD Mobile Application User Guide, September 6, 2013. https://nlsbard.loc.gov/apidocs/BARDMobile.userguide.iOS.1.0.html (accessed December 27, 2013).
O’Connor, Briley. “Review: BARD on the iPhone is Stable, Needs Updates.” Blog on Blindness, October 16, 2013. http://www.pdrib.com/blog/review-bard-iphone/ (accessed December 27, 2013).
Federici, Stefano, and Marcia Scherer, eds. Assistive Technology Assessment Handbook. New York: CRC Press, 2012.
Kepple, Kevin. “Google’s Latest and Greatest ‘Enables’ Disabled: Researchers Are Working Hard to Harness the Hands-Free Nature of Google Glass to Improve the Lives of Those with Compromised Mobility, Vision and Hearing.” USA Today, October 23, 2013. http://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/2013/10/22/google-glass-aids-disabled/3006827/ (accessed December 27, 2013).
Lewis, Larry L. iOS Success: Making the iPad Accessible. Boston: National Braille Press, 2013.
Calabro, Tina. “Breaking Down Barriers: Creating a More Disability-Friendly City.” Pittsburgh Post Gazette, December 16, 2013. http://www.post-gazette.com/news/health/2013/12/16/Creating-a-more-disability-friendly-city/stories/201312160014 (accessed December 27, 2013).
Yardley, William. “Abraham Nemeth, Creator of a Braille Code for Math, Is Dead at 94.” New York Times, October, 6, 2013, online edition, U.S. section. http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/07/us/abraham-nemeth-creator-of-a-braille-code-for-math-is-dead-at-94.html (accessed December 27, 2013).
“BANA Affirms Date for Implementation of UEB.” Braille Authority of North America, November, 2013. http://www.brailleauthority.org/pressreleases/pr-2013-11-26.html (accessed December 27, 2013).
Swoope, Jan “Empowerment: A Two-Week Immersion in Braille Can Open Worlds of Learning for Children with Low Vision and Blindness.” The Dispatch, July 13, 2013. http://www.cdispatch.com/lifestyles/article.asp?aid=25538&TRID=1 (accessed December 27, 2013).
Whittle, Jerry. “How to Learn Braille in Six Months: How to Increase Reading Speed.” Blog on Blindness, August 23, 2013. http://www.pdrib.com/blog/increase-reading-speed/ (accessed December 27, 2013).
Krouk-Gordon, Dafna and Barbara D. Jackins. Moving Out:A Family Guide to Residential Planning for Adults with Disabilities. Bethesda, MD: Woodbine House, 2013.
Band, Jonathan. “How the Marrakesh Treaty Opens Vistas for Print-Disabled Readers.” American Libraries (September/October, 2013): 14. http://www.americanlibrariesmagazine.org/article/how-marrakesh-treaty-opens-vistas-print-disabled-readers (accessed December 27, 2013).
Brault, Matthew. “Americans with Disabilities.” U.S. Census Bureau, July, 2012. http://www.census.gov/prod/2012pubs/p70-131.pdf (accessed December 27, 2013).
Diament, Michelle. “Schools Obligated to Maintain IEPs When Kids Move.” Disability Scoop, September 3, 2013. http://www.disabilityscoop.com/2013/09/03/schools-obligated-ieps/18630/print/ (accessed December 27, 2013).
Booth, Char. “Accessibility Makes Incremental Gains: The Past Three Years Brought Gains in Access for Print-Disabled Patrons, But We Still Have a Way to Go.” Library Journal 138, no. 16 (October 1, 2013): 4243.
Danielsen, Chris. “Disability Advocates Oppose E-Reader Waiver Petition.” National Federation of the Blind, September 5, 2013. https://nfb.org/national-federation-blind-and-others-demand-e-reader-accessibility (accessed December 27, 2013).
Ricker, Susan. “Rules for Hiring Workers with Disabilities.” Chicago Tribune, October 21, 2013. http://www.chicagotribune.com/classified/jobs/search/chi-disability-hiring-law-20131021,0,1037140,print.story (accessed December 27, 2013).
Sparshott, Jeffrey. “People with Disabilities Face 13.4 Percent Unemployment Rate.” The Wall Street Journal. June 12, 2013. http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2013/06/12/people-with-disabilities-face-13-4-unemployment-rate (accessed December 27, 2013).
Kwoh, Leslie. “When It Comes to Hiring, Blind Workers Face Bias.” The Wall Street Journal, March 18, 2013. http://blogs.wsj.com/atwork/2013/03/18/when-it-comes-to-hiring-blind-workers-face-bias/ (accessed December 27, 2013).
Parker, Laura. “A Video Game That You Can’t Even See.” The New Yorker (blog), December 3, 2013. http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/elements/2013/12/where-are-the-games-for-disabled-players.html (accessed December 27, 2013).
Flynn, Hannah. “New Genetic Marker Linked to Glaucoma Found: Hannah Flynn Reports on a Clinical Breakthrough in Glaucoma.” NB Magazine, (November/December 2013).
Gallagher, James. “Macular Degeneration: Cholesterol Drug ‘May Save Sight.’” BBC, April 2, 2013. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-22002454 (accessed December 27, 2013).
Duffy, Maureen. “New Research to Curb Harmful Blood Vessel Growth in Macular Degeneration and Diabetic Retinopathy.” Vision Aware, July 30, 2013. http://www.visionaware.org/blog.aspx?BlogID=9&BlogEntryID=848 (accessed December 27, 2013).
Ingber, Janet. “Learning to Play a Musical Instrument: Resources for People Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired.” AccessWorld 13, no 6. (June, 2013). Retrieved Oct. 24, 2013. http://www.afb.org/afbpress/pub.asp?DocID=aw130604 (accessed December 27, 2013).
Jacobson, William Henry. The Art and Science of Teaching Orientation and Mobility to Persons with Visual Impairments. New York: AFB Press, 2012.
Ramsey, Jayna. “Creative Programming for Older Adults.” Programming Librarian. (July 2, 2013). http://www.programminglibrarian.org/blog/2013/july-2013/creative-programming-for-older-adults.html#.UdNgJfIufpc (accessed December 27, 2013).
Smithsonian. “These Little Circles Are Characters in the First Comic Book for Blind People.” Smithsonian (blog), December 3, 2013. http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/these-little-circles-are-characters-in-the-first-comic-book-for-blind-people-96339842/ (accessed December 27, 2013).
Keninger, Karen A. Report of the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. Washington, DC, September, 2012. http://www.loc.gov/nls/other/congressreport.html (accessed December 27, 2013).
Connor, Joshue O. Pro HTML 5 Accessibility: Building an Inclusive Web. New York: Apress, 2012.
Cunningham, Katie. Accessibility Handbook: Making 508 Website for Everyone. Sebastopol, C.A.: O’Reilly Media, 2012.
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