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Network Bulletin No. 97-28

Date:  May 23, 1997

Subject: Reference materials

Index term: _Facts: Talking Books and Reading Disabilities_
and other reference tools

_Facts: Talking Books and Reading Disabilities_ has been
revised.  A sample copy of the March 1997 revision is
enclosed.  Additional copies may be ordered from your
multistate center.  The MSC stock number is BR003.

The reference circular _Learning Disabilities: Organizations
and Resources_ is being revised and will be available during
the summer.

You can receive additional information on library services
for individuals with learning disabilities from Roads to
Learning, which is a grant project of the Emily Hall
Tremaine Foundation administered by the Association of
Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA)
division of the American Library Association (ALA).  The
project's goals are to help public libraries more
effectively serve people with learning disabilities and to
increase public awareness of learning disabilities through
resources in public libraries.  A Roads to Learning
information packet, which consists of a selective
bibliography, various infosheets, and descriptions of
national organizations including NLS, is available from:

Audrey J. Gorman, Director
Roads to Learning
50 East Huron Street
Chicago, IL 60611-2795
800-545-2433 ext. 4027
(312) 944-8085 fax
[log in to unmask] listserv
http://www.ala.org/roads website

[This bulletin included a factsheet that was mailed to the
network on May 23, 1997.  The factsheet, _Facts: Talking
Books and Reading Disabilities_,is available from the NLS
Web site at
http://www.loc.gov/nls/reference/facts-talking.html ]

For further information contact:

Linda Redmond, Head
Reference Section