Ensuring accessibility of electronic information resources for visually impaired people: The need to clarify concepts such as visually impaired

@article{Kleynhans2014EnsuringAO,
  title={Ensuring accessibility of electronic information resources for visually impaired people: The need to clarify concepts such as visually impaired},
  author={Stefanus Andreas Kleynhans and Ina Fourie},
  journal={Library Hi Tech},
  year={2014},
  volume={32},
  pages={368-379}
}
Purpose: The article addresses the importance of clarifying terminology such as visually impaired and related terms before embarking on accessibility studies of electronic information resources in library contexts. Apart from briefly defining accessibility, the article attempts to address the lack of in-depth definitions of terms such as visually impaired, blind, partially sighted, etc. that has been noted in the literature indexed by two major Library and Information Science databases. The… CONTINUE READING

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