Libraries and Research

Collection Spotlight from the National Rehabilitation Information Center – The National Rehabilitation Information Center is a library and information center focusing on disability and rehabilitation research.


Center on Knowledge Translation for Disability and Rehabilitation Research (KTDRR) – Purpose of the Center on Knowledge Translation for Disability and Rehabilitation Research (KTDRR) is to make it easier to find, understand, and use the results of research that can make a positive impact on the lives of people with disabilities.


Brandeis University Samuel Gridley Howe Library – A selection of Brandeis’s collection from the Walter E. Fernald Developmental Center’s Samuel Gridley Howe Library is available on the Internet Archive. This is one of several collections of materials on the Fernald School and disability rights at Brandeis.


Research Archive on Disability in the U.S. (RADIUS) – Access to the best data sets on the prevalence, incidence, correlates, and consequences of disability in the U.S.


National Library Service (NLS) at the Library of Congress – Online catalog of Talking Books.


Minuteman Library Network – Explore lists of popular and critically acclaimed books, movies, and other materials at our member libraries. List of local community resources.


Disability History Museum – The Disability History Museum hosts a library of virtual artifacts, education curricula, and museum exhibits.


Pathfinder Resources Library – Pathfinder offers an large library of disability resources.


Special Education: Online Databases – For research in Special Education, these databases may be useful.