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Library of Congress National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

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Works: 1,941 works in 2,494 publications in 1 language and 61,028 library holdings
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Library resources for the blind & physically handicapped( )

in English and held by 898 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A directory of NLS network libraries and machine-lending agencies
Talking book topics( )

in English and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Braille book review( )

in English and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Publication lists braille books and magazines available through a network of cooperating libraries. Distributed free to blind and physically handicapped individuals who participate in the Library of Congress free reading program
Cassette books by Library of Congress( )

in English and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

News by Library of Congress( )

in English and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Magazines in special media( )

in English and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Braille books by Library of Congress( )

in English and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dictionary of braille music signs by Bettye Krolick( Book )

3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This dictionary gathers into a single resource definitions of braille music signs used since 1888 and provides explanations of the wide variety of formats in which these signs have been used at different times by publishers around the world. More than 400 music signs and approximately 100 literary abbreviations are included, but musical terms are not defined. The volume includes explanations of the relationships established by literary braille abbreviations, the use of special braille devices not used in print, and the general format or arrangement of the signs on the braille page. Since it contains signs and formats no longer approved for use, it should not be used as a manual for the transcription of music. The dictionary is published in large print and braille editions and includes a selective bibliography and an index of terms, subjects, and proper names. (Raa)
Sources of custom-produced books : braille, audio recordings, and large print( )

in English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

That all may read : library service for blind and physically handicapped people by Library of Congress( Book )

8 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provision of library service to blind and physically handicapped individuals is an ever-developing art/science requiring a knowledge of individual needs, a mastery of information science processes and techniques, and an awareness of the plethora of available print and nonprint resources. This book is intended to bring together a composite overview of the needs of individials unable to use print resources and to describe current and historic practices designed to meet those needs. - Preface
Update by Library of Congress( )

in English and Undetermined and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Machine-repair volunteers make a difference( Book )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Books for blind and physically handicapped individuals( )

in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music services for blind and physically handicapped individuals( )

in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World braille usage( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Braille displays and notetakers( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learning disabilities : national organizations and resources by Kate Rodda( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Physical handicaps : a selected bibliography( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Magnifying devices : a resource guide by Katherine Rodda( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Braille literacy : resources for learning and reading( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityLibrary of Congress. Division for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

Library of congress

Library of Congress Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

Library of Congress National Library Service

Library of Congress National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

Library of Congress National Library Services for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

Library of Congress Washington, DC Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

Library of Congress Washington, DC National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped Washington, DC

National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped.

National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (Estados Unidos)

National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped of the Library of Congress (Washington D.C., Estados Unidos)

National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (Spojené státy americké)

National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (U.S.)

National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (Washington)

NLS

NLS/BPH

NLS (National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped)

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English (127)