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Disability Resources and its hard-working volunteers have received numerous honors and awards for their work, both in and out of cyberspace. The organization received the 1999 Association of Specialized and Cooperative Libraries / National Organization on Disability Award, and the 1997 New York State Developmental Disabilities Planning Council Award for Media Representative. Its co-founder, Julie Klauber, was listed in the 2001 edition of Marquis' Who's Who in the World. Ms. Klauber was also named Outstanding Individual of the Year for 1997 by SILO, its region's independent living center. The organization's cornerstone newsletter, Disability Resources Monthly, has received a multitude of lauditory reviews from professional and consumer publications. In addition, Disability Resources has won a wide variety of presigious awards for this website, including:

Golden Web Award

Presented by The International Association of
Web Masters and Designers
(11/2001).

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Medical Website Award from Med411.com (3/2001).

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Featured Site Award 2000 from Health A to Z.
[Hot Medsite]  The TOP Medsite award for excellence.
[Health A to Z 5 Star Site] FIVE stars from Health A to Z, the premiere review and search tool for health-related resources on the 'Net.
[MH Net 3-star Award] THREE stars from Mental Health Net, the largest catalog of mental health resources on the 'Net.
[A-List Logo] Included in Geocities' July 23, 1997 A-List (the best of GeoCities), which called it "one of the best organized sources for the enormous amount of disability information on the Web."
[GeoPlus Featured Award] A 1997 featured site among Geocities 900,000+ homesteaders.
[Argus Clearinghouse icon] FOUR checks from the Argus Clearinghouse (2/98).
   
The DRM Guide to Disability Resources on the Internet was recommended (*) by the Encyclopedia Britanica Internet Guide, which wrote:
"'Information is power!' is the premise of this wonderfully well-organized site created by librarians and communication specialists as a tool for cutting through the morass of disability-related material on the Web. The frequently updated guide lives up to its stated mission, pointing visitors to carefully selected sources whose aim is to tend the store of knowledge meant to assist people with disabilities in living and working independently. A geographic index quickly links users to organizations, institutions, and other resources close to home. Librarians seeking to make their libraries more accessible to people with disabilities should make it a point to visit Librarians' Connections, a collection of sites supporting the increased availability of Web-based information and technology to disabled individuals through libraries."

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