The goal of this guide is to help patrons find resources and selections on the topic of Blind/Low Vision, but these terms can be misunderstood. Blindness and other medical terms are often used such as: low vision, vision impairment, visual acuity, legal blindness, etc. This section will outline these and provide definitions for each.
Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness : Published by the American Foundation for the Blind, JVIB is a peer-reviewed journal for the field of blindness and visual impairment including current research, best practices, news, and commentary from experts in the field.
Journal of Blindness Innovation and Research : An open access journal published by the National Federation of the Blind, it features articles on the education of the blind, innovations, and techniques for blind independence.
Journal of Vision : Published by the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, this open access, peer-reviewed journal features articles regarding vision, disabilities regarding vision, and visual function in humans and other organisms.
British Journal of Visual Impairment : A peer-reviewed journal that focuses on research, education, health, welfare, employment, and technology in regard to the blind and visually impaired. You will need to login with your ISU credentials to view all content.