عنوان مقاله [English]
نویسندگان [English]چکیده [English]
Purpose: The main aim of this research is providing a critical overview of the library services for readers who cannot make use of the traditional printed material, while pointing out their strengths and weak points It takes into account only the blind and low-vision members of National Library and Archives of Islamic Republic of Iran
Method:the methodology of this study is based on survey-descriptive method. Statistical society was including 84 member of digital libraries. Libraries members have a libraries study space. Their satisfaction of the quantity and quality of resources is presented in this paper using statistical analysis and investigation.
Finding:After the publication of the standard procedures on the equalization of opportunities for persons with disabilities, the consciousness that “information” is a primary and fundamental right even for disabled people is known for most of the societies. Libraries have to play a significant role in building a dynamic society, serving all categories of users included which have a visual impairment. Nowadays the shortage of accessibility of Internet and digital resources has been recognized as an obstacle for this group of society.
Results: Despite growing technological developments; however, developing research skills among blind students reveals that only a small percentage of documents are actually made available in accessible formats. Thus, any development in this way should enable people to access information in a format that is appropriate to their needs.