Perkins, NLS Braille Summit, and BookShare volunteering

On June 19-21st, the National Library Service and Perkins School for the Blind held the first-ever braille summit. They have posted videos of the summit on a special page which includes other information about what went on. I saw this being live-tweeted as it happened, with the hashtag #NLSBraille, but wasn’t able to watch until …

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Why I wrote to Stephen King about Joyland and maybe you should too

The tl;dr is that ebooks are an important piece of the puzzle that is solving accessibility (large print, audiobooks, ebooks, special software, etc.). Remove that piece, and you remove the ability of a certain group to read those books, or you increase the financial or time cost. Why Not Being an eBook Is A Problem …

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How to Put Library Books from Overdrive on Your Nook — a Visual Tutorial

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS IS A VERY OLD TUTORIAL. THIS POST WAS WRITTEN IN DECEMBER 2010. It has not been updated except with some images many years back. (Also, how to return an ebook to Overdrive before the lending period is done. This post has been been moved from an old site of mine, where …

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