NNELS is for library cardholders with perceptual or print disabilities as defined in the Canadian Copyright Act. A print disability is anything that prevents or inhibits someone from reading a work in its original format (usually a printed book) as a result of:
- Severe or total impairment of sight or the inability to focus or move one’s eyes.
- The inability to hold or manipulate a book.
- An impairment relating to comprehension.