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Overcoming the information gap: Measuring the accessibility of library databases to adaptive technology users

Overcoming the information gap: Measuring the accessibility of library databases to adaptive technology users

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– The purpose of this study is to address problems associated with the accessibility of academic library databases.

Design/methodology/approach – This study evaluates 32 databases and measures their accessibility to users of adaptive technology.

Findings – Based on the results of this study, 72 percent of the evaluated databases were rated as marginally accessible or inaccessible, reflecting a low level of...

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