Library Facilities and Services to Users with Disabilities at Jawaharlal Nehru University: A Pilot Study

Nazim, Mohammad Library Facilities and Services to Users with Disabilities at Jawaharlal Nehru University: A Pilot Study. Library Waves, 2021, vol. 7, n. 1, pp. 21-30. [Journal article (Paginated)]

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This paper identifies the access to the study material available and the services offered to the users with disabilities at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) library and the availability of assistive technologies. Questionnaire methods used for collecting the data and found that nearly enough facilities are available on the library campus and within the main library building. The circulation and reference desks are challenging to reach because they were located at a high altitude. The JNU library supports disabled researchers and students with specialized services and assistive technologies. Braille, large print, audio, and electronic books are among the options accessible for the study materials. With, the library provides relevant collections in multiple formats such as daisy mp3, and e-text to visually challenged users.

Item type: Journal article (Paginated)
Keywords: Users with disabilities, Access to library buildings, Access to library material and services, Assistive technologies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, The Helen Keller Library.
Subjects: D. Libraries as physical collections. > DD. Academic libraries.
D. Libraries as physical collections. > DZ. None of these, but in this section.
Depositing user: Dr. Mohammad Nazim
Date deposited: 09 May 2022 02:43
Last modified: 09 May 2022 02:43


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