Libraries for the blind to merge

<p>The Royal National Institute for the Blind (RNIB) and the National Library for the Blind (NLB) are to merge their library services. Both charities provide postal libraries of braille, large-print and audio books to people who are blind or partially sighted. They plan to combine their resources by April 2007, in a move to avoid duplicating titles and help them channel resources into range.

The merger has been agreed in principle by the trustees of both charities, and detailed negotiations will now start. "By combining the library services of both charities, blind and partially sighted peo...

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