Indian Journal of Information Sources and Services (IJISS)
Use of Electronic Information Services in the Visually Impaired LibrariesAuthor : Rubina Anis
Volume 5 No.1 January-June 2015 pp 14-19
The Libraries need to be committed to ensure full access of their range of services and facilities to their user community. Visually impaired have limited opportunities to access information especially those available in print. The Visually impaired library in India depend on two basic sources for their information one is Braille books and other is Talking book services. This study also Libraries /centers on meeting the reading needs of person with visually impaired through various assistive technology devices which include Braille Printer, Low Vision aid, Screen Reader to help them to achieve their education. Information Technology is an important tool in the inclusion process and can promote independence and autonomy of students with visually impaired Libraries.
Electronic Information, Assistive, Braille, Visually impaired, Screen reader, scanner, software.