|Title||Readiness in academic libraries to serve the differently-abled patrons|
Purpose of this paper is to present the findings of a survey that was conducted among the
libraries of the national universities of Sri Lanka. The aim of the study is to measure the
readiness in libraries to serve the people with special needs in terms of provision for physical
access; availability of appropriate facilities, resources and services; and provision for web access.
In other words, this paper reveals the strengths and weaknesses of the Sri Lankan university
library system in serving the people with various disabilities namely blindness, low vision,
hearing difficulties, mobility problems etc.
|»||Sri Lanka - Census of Population and Housing 2001|