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InfoEyes: A Virtual Reference Service for the Visually Impaired

Tom Peters (Tom Peters is the founder of the consulting firm, TAP Information Services in Blue Springs, Missouri, USA. (tapinformation@yahoo.com))
Lori Bell (TAP Information Services in Blue Springs, Missouri, USA.)
Sharon Ruda (TAP Information Services in Blue Springs, Missouri, USA.)
Diana Brawley Sussman (TAP Information Services in Blue Springs, Missouri, USA.)

Library Hi Tech News

ISSN: 0741-9058

Article publication date: 1 July 2004

Abstract

Outlines the introduction of a new service dubbed InfoEyes that was launched early in 2004 to provide online reference services and related information training specifically for print‐impaired individuals. InfoEyes is a multi‐state project involving libraries for the blind and print impaired in 11 states and the District of Columbia. Briefly reports on the genesis, planning, and the first few months of the pilot test phase.

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Peters, T., Bell, L., Ruda, S. and Brawley Sussman, D. (2004), "InfoEyes: A Virtual Reference Service for the Visually Impaired", Library Hi Tech News, Vol. 21 No. 6, pp. 5-11. https://doi.org/10.1108/07419050410554834

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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