News and Notes 509 April 27
NARIC, being one of the largest libraries with a collection focused on disability and rehabilitation research, offers links to its REHABDATA indexing database and a Spotlight podcast featuring Acquisitions Manager Natalie Collier explaining how more than 300 pieces are added to the collection each month; This Just In... presents a study examining differences between people with and without disabilities in working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic, and their implications for cancer survivors; Research in Focus explores some of the factors connecting life satisfaction among people with traumatic spinal cord injury; the Center on Knowledge Translation on Employment Research (CeKTER) publishes tip sheet, Sharing Your Research When Your Audience Includes Members of the Deaf Community; report from the Southeast ADA Regional Center explores disparities in banking for people with disabilities and identifies strategies to close the gaps, including a tested tool banks can use to measure their progress toward full inclusion of all customers; the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC) on Employment of People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (VCU-RRTC-IDD) hosts webcast, Career Outcomes: Taking Action Together; the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Outcomes Measurement (RTC/OM) hosts webinar, Learn About and Help Test New HCBS Quality Measures; the Great Lakes ADA Regional Center hosts webinar, An Introduction to Website Accessibility; the Housing and Services Resource Center at the Adminstration for Community Living (ACL) hosts two-part webinar series, Engaging the Disability Community in Fair Housing Planning; the Civil Rights Division at the Department of Justice (DOJ) issues The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Opioid Crisis: Combating Discrimination Against People in Treatment and Recovery.
Did you know that NARIC is one of the largest libraries with a collection focused on disability and rehabilitation research? Since 1977, we've been collecting journal articles, books, reports, and much more, spanning the wide array of topics under the umbrella of disability and rehabilitation research. The core of the collection includes more than 40 years of publications from NIDILRR-funded research and development projects. You can explore the collection through our REHABDATA indexing database. Acquisitions Manager Natalie Collier joined the NARIC Spotlight podcast and discussed how our dedicated Acquisitions Team adds more than 300 pieces to the collection each month.