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Authors: Jacobi,Laura,

Title: Chatting at Gallaudet

Publication Full: Library Journal

Year: 2004 Volume: 129 Issue: NULL

Start Page: 3 Other Pages: 3

Descriptors: ONLINE chat groups, COMPUTERS & people with disabilities, PEOPLE with disabilities — Services for, INFORMATION services, TECHNOLOGICAL innovations, COMPUTER software,


Discusses issues surrounding the development of live online chat reference service, which is considered as a technological innovation for people with disabilities. Benefits of chat reference to people with special needs; Interactive nature of the virtual reference service; Technical limitations of chat software.


M3: Article; Accession Number: 12860333; Jacobi, Laura 1; Email Address: laura.jacobi@gallaudet.edu; Affiliation: 1: Coordinator of Reference and Instruction, Gallaudet University Library, Washington, DC; Source Info: Spring2004 Net Connect, Vol. 129, p3; Subject Term: ONLINE chat groups; Subject Term: COMPUTERS & people with disabilities; Subject Term: PEOPLE with disabilities — Services for; Subject Term: INFORMATION services; Subject Term: TECHNOLOGICAL innovations; Subject Term: COMPUTER software; NAICS/Industry Codes: 443120 Computer and Software Stores; NAICS/Industry Codes: 519190 All Other Information Services; NAICS/Industry Codes: 624120 Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities; NAICS/Industry Codes: 519130 Internet Publishing and Broadcasting and Web Search Portals; Number of Pages: 2/3p; Document Type: Article; Full Text Word Count: 529

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Retrieved Date:January 1, 1970

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Publisher: Reed Business Information / Reviews

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Issn Isbn: 3630277