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Disability Notes

Posted by gaelicnotes on June 18, 2010

Accessible e-Books – New best practice guide for publishing industry, a report on how  to make electronic book reading more accessible to people with disabilities by the implementation of existing technologies.. Read morefrom the Headstar Bulletin May  2010 >>>>>>>

The Internet Archive launched a new Open Library service during May to bring free access to more than 1 million books for visually challenges persons. Digitized into DAISY, the files can be downloaded to devices that translate the text and read the books aloud for the user to enjoy.

Watch a YouTube video (4:08) about DAISY.   Read more from the Internet Archive, May  2010

Elsevier wins an award for making resources accessible to disabled people Read more here>>>>

Many thanks to the CILIP Newsletter for many of the articles used

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