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3 edition of Wisconsin public library building survey for handicapped accessibility found in the catalog.

Wisconsin public library building survey for handicapped accessibility

Judith Ross

Wisconsin public library building survey for handicapped accessibility

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Published by Wisconsin Dept. of Public Instruction, Division for Library Services, Bureau of Public and Cooperative Library Services in Madison, WI .
Written in English

  • Wisconsin.
    • Subjects:
    • Library buildings -- Barrier-free design -- Wisconsin.,
    • Public libraries -- Wisconsin.,
    • Library surveys -- Wisconsin.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementprepared by Judith Ross, Alan Zimmerman.
      ContributionsZimmerman, Alan, joint author.
      LC ClassificationsZ711.92.P5 R67
      The Physical Object
      Pagination16, 2 p. ;
      Number of Pages16
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4240858M
      LC Control Number80621510

      Cleveland Public Library (OH)[example of collaboration between Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped and a public library to place adaptive computer equipment in local libraries]. DeKalb County (GA). City of Detroit Lakes (MN) [outstanding example of services rendered by a public library in a small city--population 8,].   The goal of this report is to provide information regarding the accessibility of Wisconsin polling places. This report will analyze data from the Wisconsin Elections Commission (WEC) polling place audit program, which first began in , and also provide updates on additional agency efforts designed to ensure access to the polls. Technology highly influences accessibility—many patrons use assistive technology, such as screen readers, literacy software, and speech input, to access and use library materials and e-resources. This free episode of AL Live explores the rapid growth and development of assistive technology and will help you stay informed and equipped with the best practices to assist your users and tips to.

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Wisconsin public library building survey for handicapped accessibility. Madison, WI: Wisconsin Dept. of Public Instruction, Division for Library Services, Bureau of Public and Cooperative Library Services, [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication: Document Type: Book.

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(7)c Is. The new Medford Public Library is on the way. Inthe City of Medford received a grant from the Board of Library Commissioners for construction of a new library. In Springthe City Council voted to approve funding and since then the architects, project manager, library and city staff, and the Building Committee have been hard at work.

Some questions are relevant to public libraries, others to academic libraries but the majority are relevant to any type of library (academic, public, school, special and national).

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