본문 바로가기
  • Home

A Research on the Information Portal for the Disabled

  • Journal of the Korean Society for Library and Information Science
  • 2011, 45(3), pp.27-47
  • DOI : 10.4275/KSLIS.2011.45.3.027
  • Publisher : 한국문헌정보학회
  • Research Area : Interdisciplinary Studies > Library and Information Science
  • Received : April 16, 2011
  • Accepted : August 4, 2011

Yoon, Cheong Ok 1

1청주대학교

Accredited

ABSTRACT

The purpose of this study is to propose the direction of developing a new information portal for the disabled by examining the general characteristics, services, resources, and external links of five domestic and foreign information portals for the disabled, and 104 websites of organizations and institutions for the disabled in Korea. Information portals for the disabled examined in this study include the ‘Bokjiro’ portal and Dibrary Disability portal in Korea, the NARIC portal in the U.S.A., the National Accessibility Portal of the Republic of South Africa, and the National Interactive Portal of India. The following were proposed: (1) Consider both the disabled and the general public as potential users, (2) Identify the specific subject categories appropriate for their needs, (3) Secure information from high quality information sources, (4) Provide the communication and participation channel for the disabled, and (5) Observe Web Accessibility Standards.

Citation status

* References for papers published after 2022 are currently being built.