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Resources for Blind and Visually-Impaired Persons: Introduction/Definitions

This Libguide provides information and useful websites and resources to assist users who are blind or visually impaired and organizations servicing blind and visually impaired persons.

Welcome note

Welcome to this LibGuide on Resources for Persons who are Blind or Visually Impaired. You will find the different Sections at the top of this guide. Click on topic and find relevant information in that section.  If you have any queries about the information on this LibGuide, or wish to add new relevant items to this LibGuide, please contact Denise Nicholson - see Profile for contact details. 


  • Introduction and Definitions
  • Wits Disability Unit
  • Disability Etiquette
  • Resources & Services
  • Scholarships, Education & Work Opportunities
  • DeafBlind Resources
  • Relevant Legislation
  • Copyright Laws & Treaties
  • Copyright Issues (research, studies, blogs, articles, etc). 
  • Research Process & Resources
  • Open Access Resources
  • Library Accessibility and Wits Library Services

Please note: Some linked material on this LibGuide is copyright protected so please ensure when using the material beyond 'Fair Dealing', that you obtain the necessary copyright permission.