Enhancing Information Access and Use for the Dyslexic: Adopting New Strategies for Public Libraries in Nigeria
It is estimated that dyslexia affects 8 -10% of the world's population and between 5 to 10% of a given population. The purpose of this article is to create awareness among librarians about dyslexia and to introduce some of the issues that dyslexic people face in connection with using the public library. The paper identifies likely factors that can discourage dyslexic people from visiting and...
Juliana Iwu James and Victoria O. Itsekor
Itsekor Victoria Etoromi » Victoria Itsekor works as a Librarian with Centre for Learning Resources, (Library) Covenant University, Canaan Land, Ota, Nigeria. She succeeded in procuring book gifts for twelve schools from National Library of Nigeria, Lagos State in 2004, through Libraries & Scholars an organization she founded. Also in 2010, she was privileged to be amongst six librarians from all over the world to be... view full profile