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Robertson on Library Security and Disaster Planning by Guy Robertson

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“It’s not just the books!” Wheelchair patrons speak out

Abstract

Library patrons in wheelchairs enjoy using facilities that offer them a safe place to read and relax. Many of them do not like excessive attention from library staff. They prefer to remain as independent as possible. But sometimes wheelchair patrons need assistance to move around the library and to get books that are beyond their reach.

Keywords

Wheelchair

Wheelchair patron

Wheelchair access

Assistance

Multiple sclerosis

Accident

Physical limitations

Physically challenged

Vulnerable

Chess masters of the last century relied on defensive strategies to lure their opponents into error and defeat. At present the brutally aggressive player is rare. Carl, aged 40, is an example. ...

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