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NLS-REPORTS November 2004

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Added Entries (v. 32; no.1--Fall 2004)

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       ADDED ENTRIES



       Date: Fall 2004
       v. 32, no. 1


       The following titles have been selected from materials added to the NLS reference
       collections during summer 2004.  Entries are arranged according to subject headings
       developed and used by the NLS Reference Section for its collections.  Wherever
       possible, prices of publications have been included.  Full publishers' addresses are
       included when they 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

       Braille literacy: resources for instruction, writing equipment, and supplies
       see
       Braille Instruction


       Guide to spoken-word recordings: popular literature
       see
       Spoken-Word Recordings


       Reference circular and factsheets 2003
       see
       Talking-book Program Library of Congress



       BLINDNESS HISTORY

       Ferguson, Ronald, J. We know who we are: a history of the blind in challenging
       educational and socially constructed policies: a study in policy archaeology. San
       Francisco: Caddo Gap Press, 2001. $24.95. (3145 Geary Blvd, PMB 275, CA 94118).


       BRAILLE INSTRUCTION

       Library of Congress. National Library Service for the Blind and Physically
       Handicapped. Braille literacy: resources for instruction, writing equipment, and
       supplies. Compiled by Freddie Peaco. Washington, 2004. 56p. Free. Also available
       online at www.loc.gov/nls/reference/circulars/brailleliteracy.html.


       CATARACTS

       Cataract: what you should know. Retrieved Aug. 19, 2004. www.nei.nih.gov/health/
       cataract/cataract_facts.asp.


       CLOSED-CIRCUIT TELEVISION (CCTV)

       Farrenkopf, Carol. You can take it with you: a review of three portable CCTVs.
       AccessWorld, v. 5, July 2004. Retrieved July 23, 2004. www.afb.org/afbpress/
       pub.asp?DocID=aw050405.


       DIABETES

       What I need to know about physical activity and diabetes. Bethesda, MD: National
       Institutes of Health, National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse, 2004. 14p. Free.
       [booklet]. (1 Information Way, 20892). Also available online at
       www.diabetes.niddk.nih.gov.


       DISABILITIES--DIRECTORIES

       Directory of disability organizations in Canada, 2004-2005. Toronto: Canadian
       Abilities Foundation, 2004. 737p. $50. (340 College Street, Suite 650, M5T 3A9).


       DISABILITIES--STATISTICS

       Landmark disability survey finds pervasive disadvantages. Retrieved July 15, 2004.
       www.nod.org/content.cfm?id=1537.


       EDUCATIONAL TESTING

       Allan, James M ., Nanette Bulla, and Stephen A. Goodman. Test access: guidelines
       for computer-administered testing. Louisville: American Printing House for the Blind,
       2003. 82p. Available online at www.aph.org/tc/access/index.html.



       EDUCATIONAL TESTING
       Thomas, Karen Lynn. Reading with netLibray and other e-book collections.
       Dialogue, v. 43, spring 2004: 89-93.


       ELECTRONIC BOOKS EQUIPMENT

       Leventhal, Jay. A library in your hand: a review of the Book Port and the
       BookCourier. AccessWorld, v. 5, July 2004. Retrieved July 23, 2004.
       www.afb.org/afbpress/pub.asp?DocID=aw050407.


       EMERGENCY PREPARDNESS

       Executive order: individuals with disabilities in emergency preparedness. Retrieved
       August 11, 2004. www.nod.org/content.cfm?id=1546.

       United States Department of Labor, Office of Disability Employment Policy.
       Emergency preparedness for people with disabilities: an interagency seminar of
       exchange for federal managers, Dec. 2-3, 2003: summary report. Washington, 2004.
       77p. Free. (200 Constitution Avenue NW, Room S-1303, DC 20210). Available in
       alternative formats and online at www.dol.gov/odep/pubs/ep/
       index2.htm.


       HORTICULTURE AND PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
       Davis, Thomas D., and Carol Peredo Lopez. Gaining access to the outdoors. PN, v.
       58, Aug. 2004: 28-32.


       LEARNING DISABILITIES
       Reading and learning disabilities. NICHCY briefing paper # FS17. 4th ed.
       Washington: National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities, 2004. 15p.
       Free. (P.O. Box 1492, DC 20013).


       LIBRARIANS--EDUCATION
       Walling, Linda Lucas. Educating students to serve information seekers with
       disabilities. Journal of education for library and information science, v. 45, spring
       2004: 137-148.


       LIBRARIANS--STANDARDS
       Guidelines for implementing and maintaining reference services. Retrieved Aug. 5,
       2004. www.ala.org/ala/rusa/rusaprotools/referenceguide/virtrefguidelines.htm.


       LITERACY

       Reading at risk: a survey of literary reading in America. Washington: National
       Endowment for the Arts, 2004. 47p. Free. [Research Division Report #6]. (1100
       Pennsylvania Avenue NW, 20506). Also available online at www.arts.gov.


       PARKING
       McCloskey, Maureen, and Robert Herman. It's not a perfect world, parts 1 and 2. PN,
       v. 58, July 2004: 57-60 and Aug. 2004: 43-45.


       SCREEN READERS
       Denham, Jim, Jay Leventhal, and Heather McComas. The key to the information age:
       a  review of three screen readers, part 2. AccessWorld, v. 5, July 2004. Retrieved July
       23, 2004. www.afb.org/afbpress/pub.asp?DocID=aw050403.


       SENIOR ADULTS--STATISTICS
       A profile of older Americans: 2003. Updated March 9, 2004. Retrieved August 26,
       2004. www.aoa.gov/prof/statistics/profile/2003S2003.asp.


       SPOKEN-WORD RECORDINGS
       Library of Congress. National Library Service for the Blind and Physically
       Handicapped. Guide to spoken-word recordings: popular literature. Compiled by
       Carol Strauss. Washington, 2004. 47p. Free. Also available online at
       www.loc.gov/nls/reference/circulars/spokenword.html.


       TALKING-BOOK PROGRAM--LIBRARY OF CONGRESS
        Library of Congress. National Library Service for the Blind and Physically
       Handicapped.  Reference circulars and factsheets 2003.  Washington, 2004.  One
       cassette.  Free. (contains five reference documents: Facts: selected sources for
       electronic texts; Facts: selected veterans organizations; Facts: sources for purchase of
       cassette players and player-recorders compatible with recorded materials produced by
       the National Library Service (NLS); Reference circular: Information for travelers with
       physical or visual disabilities; Reference circular: physical disabilities: information
       and advocacy organizations).


       VOLUNTEERS--PRISON GROUPS
       Cheakalos, Christina. New leash on life [prison inmates raising puppies to be guide
       dogs]. Smithsonian, v. 35, Aug. 2004: 62-68.

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