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Title: Reaching Out: A Case Study of Jadavpur University
Authors: Datta, Swaguna
Majumdar, Shrabani
Keywords: Special libraries
Visual Impairment
Visually Impaired Students
Library for Persons with Disabilities
Jadavpur University
Issue Date: Nov-2022
Publisher: INFLIBNET Centre, Gandhinagar
Series/Report no.: CALIBER-2022;27
Abstract: In today’s modern world, where everybody is trying to make a living or working towards achieving a goal, we often forget the difficulties of people who are not exactly like us. They need some kinds of assistance to lead a so-called normal life. There are many kinds of disabilities. Amongst them, this paper studies the accessibility of documents by the visually impaired students in a university environment. The things we do without batting an eyelid, they find it difficult to study a simple text. They are called print-disabled person - a person having difficulty in reading printed document due to some physical or visual disability. In this context a case study has been prepared for the Accessible Library for Persons with Disabilities, Jadavpur University. This paper studies in depth the role and function of this accessible library for the visually impaired students of Jadavpur University.
Description: 13th International CALIBER-2022, BHU, Varanasi, UP, 17-19 November 2022
ISBN: 9789381232101
Appears in Collections:CALIBER 2022: Varanasi, UP

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