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Preparing staff to serve patrons with disabilities

a how-to-do-it manual

by Courtney Deines-Jones

  • 226 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Neal-Schuman Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Libraries and people with disabilities -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementCourtney Deines-Jones, Connie Van Fleet.
      SeriesHow-to-do-it manuals for librarians ;, no. 57, How-to-do-it manuals for libraries ;, no. 57.
      ContributionsVan Fleet, Connie Jean, 1950-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ711.92.H3 D44 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 143 p. ;
      Number of Pages143
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL796078M
      ISBN 101555702341
      LC Control Number95031958

      Changing federal regulations often is a lengthy process, so lessons learned during the pilot project will be helpful in preparing for and steering future changes. Congratulations on 45 years of service: Two TBP staff in the Reader Services call center have reached a major milestone. Linda and Doris have been working for TBP for 45 years, and in. with disabilities is not only in the spirit of the ADA, it makes good business sense. It can help you expand your practice, better serve your customers or develop your audience. When supervisors and co-workers use disability etiquette, employees with disabilities feel more comfortable and work more Size: 1MB.

      disabilities. Next, the authors go straight into planning for library services to people with disabilities. The chapter covers a wide array of topics, including legal and related matters, such as the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act and the American Library Association’s policy regarding services for people with disabilities.   Create a training program that encourages staff to inspire each other to serve patrons Collect more useful, user driven data Get the entire staff involved in creating displays Merchandise your best asset– your staff! Handout. Handout. Original broadcast June 6, Biography ~ Becky Spratford.

      The Talking Book Program was established by Congress in to provide free library services to people with disabilities. Specially mandated Talking Book Libraries operate at state and local levels nationwide in cooperation with the Library of Congress / National Library Service (NLS) to share the costs of the program. Potential patrons must formally apply for services and must .   FLORIDA TALKING BOOK LIBRARY STAFF MEMBER RECEIVES NATIONAL SERVICE AWARD FOR CREATIVE PROGRAMMING. Raleigh, North Carolina – May 2, – Keystone Systems and the Palm Beach County Library System (PBCLS) are happy to announce Chandra Thornton as the Julie Klauber Award Recipient. Thornton, an employee of the .


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Preparing staff to serve patrons with disabilities by Courtney Deines-Jones Download PDF EPUB FB2

The authors of "Preparing Staff to Serve Patrons with Disabilities:A How-To-Do-It Manual for Librarians" with their many years of experience in this area, have simplified the task. This book opened my eyes to an awareness of what can and should be done to include the disabled in the wonderful resources available at their local by: 5.

The authors of "Preparing Staff to Serve Patrons with Disabilities:A How-To-Do-It Manual for Librarians" with their many years of experience in this area, have simplified the task. This book opened my eyes to an awareness of what can and should be done to include the disabled in the wonderful resources available at their local libraries.4/5(1).

Get this from a library. Preparing staff to serve patrons with disabilities: a how-to-do-it manual. [Courtney Deines-Jones; Connie Van Fleet]. This book focuses on day-to-day practice rather than policy formation, providing tips, resources, and front-line procedures that library staff can use to provide quality service to non-traditional patrons like the disabled.

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Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Connie Van Fleet books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. This Coursework on An action plan for serving individuals with disabilities – Library & Information Science was written and submitted by user Emery Yang to help you with your own studies.

You are free to use it for research and reference purposes in order to write your own paper; however, you must cite it accordingly. Second national accessibility survey: librarians, patrons, and disabilities Article (PDF Available) in New Library World (9/10) September with 86 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Title(s): Preparing staff to serve patrons with disabilities: a how-to-do-it manual/ Courtney Deines-Jones, Connie Van Fleet. Country of Publication: United States Publisher: New York: Neal-Schuman Publishers, c ples of policies and practices A more recent book by Rubin presents a planning process that can ensure compliance with ADA In the later s, much writing focused on adaptive technology and World Wide Web accessibility.

Exceptions included Preparing Staff to Serve Patrons with Disabilities, an excellent look at the critical issue of. ERIC is an online library of education research and information, sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S.

Department of Education. She says libraries just need to decide to serve people with disabilities and train staff, and they can get a head start by hiring native assistive technology users who can share their knowledge with patrons. Updated Jan.

3,to correct Chancey Fleet’s title. Updated Jan. 17,to restore links. Use video and phone conferencing, social media, and other internet platforms to offer services and programs to patrons virtually.

SPACE: While it is highly recommended that book drops be closed, if the book drop remains open, staff should observe materials sanitizing or CDC quarantine (3 days) protocol documenting when the book was : Maria Bernier. Technical Requirements and other FAQs.

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The advisory group—made up of staff from network libraries, representatives of groups that serve people who are blind or disabled, and patrons—meets every two years. This year’s meeting was held May 24–26 in the Library of Congress Madison Building on Capitol Hill, since the NLS building in Northwest Washington is being renovated.

A total of 87, workers in Erie and Niagara counties are at high risk because their jobs meet two criteria: (1) paying less than $35, per year on average and (2) requiring employees to be. Bruce Groendyke, a severely nearsighted Army vet from Hightstown, New Jersey, says he’s a “technical dinosaur.” But as one of many veterans who attended a recent class held by New Jersey State Library’s (NJSL) Talking Book and Braille Center (TBBC), he learned how to use the assistive technology features on an and other libraries nationwide have.

Center's desire to meet changing needs of patrons with disabilities. The desire to keep in touch with changing needs led to the initiation of a needs assessment which included Center staff, patrons and professionals who serve the disabled community. A needs assessment was crucial at this time since the library will be moving to a new facility.

US national accessibility survey: librarians serving patrons with disabilities US national accessibility survey: librarians serving patrons with disabilities Laurie J. Bonnici; Stephanie L. Maatta; Muriel K.

Wells Purpose – The paper seeks to determine the state of library services to people with disabilities in the USA.Staff members at all service areas in the Reference and Reader Services Departments, whether professional or paraprofessional, serve as the link between library resources and the patron.

As such, it is important that staff members be: • Knowledgeable about library materials and services • Open and approachable; friendly, but professional.The book club that only has two regularly attending former colleague’s passion project that somehow landed in your lap (shhhh – you don’t really know anything about the topic).

You know the programs we mean; the ones that took hours of staff time to prepare that just can’t find traction, or have lost their appeal along the way.