May 22, 2022

Research Article: “Reference and Instructional Services to Postsecondary Education Students with Intellectual Disabilities”

The following research article was recently published by College & Research Libraries.


Reference and Instructional Services to Postsecondary Education Students with Intellectual Disabilities


Mirah J. Dow
Emporia State University

Bobbie Sartin Long
Emporia State University

Brady D. Lund
Emporia State University


College & Research Libraries
Vol 82, No 7 (2021)
DOI: 10.5860/crl.82.7.93


This paper presents the results of a survey completed by academic librarians at United States colleges and universities identified on the website, a project of the Institute for Community Inclusion at the University of Massachusetts Boston funded by grants from the Office of Postsecondary Education, US Department of Education. The objective of the study was to learn about the reference and instructional involvement of academic librarians in providing resources, library services, and learning activities with enrolled college students with intellectual disabilities (ID). The results reveal several recommendations for academic libraries and librarians toward improving access to postsecondary education for students with ID.


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