IRMA-International.org: Creator of Knowledge
Information Resources Management Association
Advancing the Concepts & Practices of Information Resources Management in Modern Organizations

Information Services Provision to Persons with Visual Impairment in Nigeria: The Salient Issues

Information Services Provision to Persons with Visual Impairment in Nigeria: The Salient Issues
View Sample PDF
Author(s): Niran Adetoro (Tai Solarin University of Education, Nigeria)
Copyright: 2012
Pages: 14
Source title: Library and Information Science in Developing Countries: Contemporary Issues
Source Author(s)/Editor(s): A. Tella (University of Ilorin, Nigeria) and A.O. Issa (University of Ilorin, Nigeria)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-61350-335-5.ch019

Purchase

View Information Services Provision to Persons with Visual Impairment in Nigeria: The Salient Issues on the publisher's website for pricing and purchasing information.

Abstract

A good understanding of the issues surrounding information services provision to persons with visual impairment in Nigeria will assist providers and producers of information materials in alternative format and other stakeholders to come to terms with the gap between what exists and the expectations. This chapter delves into the critical issues involved in the provision of information services to persons with visual impairment in Nigeria. It highlights the situation of the visually impaired information users in Nigeria as well as the providers of information services to them. It also focuses on the availability and use of information materials in alternative formats while the impact of technology on information provision to persons with visual impairment was discussed. The chapter concludes that stakeholders should collaborate and increase transcription activities and that information materials should be provided to meet the reading interest of the visually impaired.

Related Content

Osemwegie Taiwo Wesley. © 2022. 12 pages.
Christiana Danjuma. © 2022. 13 pages.
Odey Simon Robert. © 2022. 16 pages.
Uchenna Azubuike Ezeogu. © 2022. 8 pages.
Bassey Okon. © 2022. 19 pages.
Melchizedec J. Onobe. © 2022. 17 pages.
Subir Sinha. © 2022. 11 pages.
Body Bottom