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Subject Directories
Librarians' Index to the Internet. Assistive Computer Technology
Librarians' Index to the Internet. Disabilities
Mel: Visual Disabilities
Open Directory Project-Blind

Subject Gateways/Metapages
Blind Readers Page
Blindness-Related Resources on the Web and Beyond
Blindness Resource Center

Disabilities.gov
Disabled
MedlinePlus
Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired. Links to Vision Related Web Sites

Voice Nation Live-Blindness Resource Center

Department Subject Guides
Oregon. Department of Education. Blind Low Vision

Library Subject Guides
Western Michigan University Libraries. Subject Guides. Blindness and Low Vision Studies
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh. Assistive Technology
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh. Blind and Visually Impaired
New Jersey State Library. Equal Access to Information: Libraries Serving People With Disabilities
Rochester Institute of Technology .Wallace Library. General Disability Internet Resources
University of Michigan. Kellogg Eye Center. Henderson Library and On-line Resources
University of Waterloo. Library. Subject Guide. Optometry
Washtenaw County Library. Library for the Blind and Physically Disabled. Resource Guide-Services. Products and Technology for the Visually Impaired

Databases
CINAHL (Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health) (WMU University Libraries))
Indexes over 1,000 journals in nursing and related fields with abstracts from 1986 to the present and indexing from 1982 to the present. Updated weekly.

ERIC (WMU University Libraries))
The Educational Resources Information Center indexes and abstracts over 2,000 journals and more than 450,000 reports in education and related fields. The documents are on microfiche in the Education Library. Covers 1966-present. Updated monthly.
This is the FirstSearch version, also available from CSA and from the US government.

InfoTrac Health Reference Center - Academic (WMU University Libraries))
Indexes articles with abstracts and selected full text from medical journals and other publications about medicine, nutrition, and related subjects. Coverage: 1980-present.

Medline (FirstSearch) (WMU University Libraries))
The major index to medical research, from clinical medicine to cellular and bimolecular biology. Produced by the US National Library of Medicine. Coverage: 1965 - present. Updated daily.

Medscape (free registration required)
Includes Medline, Drug Reference and other medical information including: news, MedGen Med eJournal, newsletters, Medscape Today with news and other current information, resource centers, newsletters and more.

PsycINFO 1887 (WMU University Libraries))
Psychological Abstracts BF 1 .P65 (General Stacks)
Covers worldwide literature in psychology and related disciplines. Journal articles, technical reports, books, book chapters, and dissertations are included. Coverage: 1887-present. Updated weekly.
Use the Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms for subject words: BF1 .P65x 2001 (Education Lib. and Waldo Ref.)

PubMed
Includes Medline and a number of other databases. Includes journals and books.

Sociological Abstracts (WMU University Libraries))
Indexes an international selection of publications in sociology and related disciplines from over 1,800 journals, serials, books, conference papers, and dissertations. Indexing and abstracting from 1963, and cited references with links from 2001. Updated monthly.
Print: HM 1 .S67 (Ref) 1953-1999

Wilson Select Plus (WMU University Libraries))
Index to full text articles in science, humanities, social sciences, education and business. The index includes records from: Readers' Guide Abstracts, Social Sciences Abstracts, Humanities Abstracts, General Science Abstracts and Wilson Business Abstracts. Coverage: 1994 to the present. Updated weekly.

Government Organizations
National Eye Institute. National Eye Health Program (NEHEP)
United States Access Board
U.S. Department of Education. Grants. Programs & Projects in RSA: Rehabilitation Training Program

Libraries
National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS). Library of Congress
University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center. Henderson Library and On-Line Resources
Washtenaw County Library Library for the Blind and Physically Disabled

Organizations
Academy for Certification of Vision Rehabilitation & Education Professionals
American Counseling Association
American Foundation for the Blind
American Printing House for the Blind
American Rehabilitation Counseling Association
Association of Vision Science Librarians
Braille Institute
Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification
Council On Rehabilitation Education
Glaucoma Research Association
Lighthouse International
Lilac Blind Foundation
National Association for Visually Handicapped
National Organizations of and for the Blind and Physically Handicapped Extensive list of organizations.
National Eye Institute
National Federation of the Blind
National Rehabilitation Association
National Rehabilitation Counseling Association
Vision World Wide

Adaptive Equipment
Abledata
MaxiAids.com

Other Resources
A Guide to Eye Anatomy


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