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Non-Visual Access to the Digital Library (NoVA): The Use of the Digital Library Interfaces by Blind and Visually Impaired People

@inproceedings{Craven2003NonVisualAT,
  title={Non-Visual Access to the Digital Library (NoVA): The Use of the Digital Library Interfaces by Blind and Visually Impaired People},
  author={J. Craven and P. Brophy},
  year={2003}
}
The information seeking behaviour of visually impaired people has been explored in this study to develop further understanding of user behaviour with web based resources. Using a sample of twenty sighted and twenty visually impaired people, users undertook the same four information seeking tasks using four different electronic resources. Results confirmed that it takes visually impaired users longer to complete searching and browsing tasks, with times varying considerably depending on the… Expand
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