Talking book topics

Author: Library of Congress. National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped,American Foundation for the Blind,Library of Congress,American Printing House for the Blind (Louisville, Ky.),Royal National Institute for the Blind,Library of Congress. Division for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

Publisher: N.A


Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

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The Untold Story of the Talking Book

Author: Matthew Rubery

Publisher: Harvard University Press

ISBN: 0674545443

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 369

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Histories of the book often move straight from the codex to the digital screen. Left out is nearly 150 years of audio recordings. Matthew Rubery uncovers this story, from Edison to today’s billion-dollar audiobook industry, and breaks from convention by treating audiobooks as a distinctive art form that has profoundly influenced the way we read.

Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science

Volume 30 - Taiwan: Library Services and Development in the Republic of China to Toronto: University of Toronto Faculty of Library Science

Author: Allen Kent,Harold Lancour,Jay E. Daily

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780824720308

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 502

View: 1604


"The Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science provides an outstanding resource in 33 published volumes with 2 helpful indexes. This thorough reference set--written by 1300 eminent, international experts--offers librarians, information/computer scientists, bibliographers, documentalists, systems analysts, and students, convenient access to the techniques and tools of both library and information science. Impeccably researched, cross referenced, alphabetized by subject, and generously illustrated, the Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science integrates the essential theoretical and practical information accumulating in this rapidly growing field."

The Unseen Minority

A Social History of Blindness in the United States

Author: Frances A. Koestler

Publisher: American Foundation for the Blind

ISBN: 9780891288961

Category: Political Science

Page: 658

View: 9226


The definitive history of the societal forces affecting blind people in the United States and the professions that evolved to provide services to people who are visually impaired, The Unseen Minority was originally commissioned to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the American Foundation for the Blind in 1971. Updated with a new foreword outlining the critical issues that have arisen since the original publication and with time lines presenting the landmark events in the legislative arena, low vision, education, and orientation and mobility, this classic work has never been more relevant.

Foundations of Rehabilitation Teaching with Persons who are Blind Or Visually Impaired

Author: Paul E. Ponchillia,Susan Kay Vlahas Ponchillia

Publisher: American Foundation for the Blind

ISBN: 9780891289395

Category: Education

Page: 415

View: 3986


This book details the background on the history and development of rehabilitation teaching and provides practical information and instructional strategies. Proven techniques are described for working with individuals with adventitious or congenital visual impairments, as well as strategies for teaching basic living skills. Included are chapters on each of the skill areas taught by rehabilitation teachers; detailed, step-by-step lesson plans for specific skills in each area; and valuable sample forms for assessing and planning the needs and course of instruction for new clients.

1001 Quotations That Connect

Timeless Wisdom for Preaching, Teaching, and Writing

Author: N.A

Publisher: Zondervan

ISBN: 0310590485

Category: Religion

Page: 368

View: 5962


Many times people wrack their brains for succinct, “preachable” quotations to drop into sermons or teaching materials. Now they can relax! 101 Quotations that Connect features inspiring observations from a wide spectrum of influential people of the past two millennia, culled from the collection of Christianity Today. This volume—which contains the reflections of church fathers, missionaries, poets, and celebrities—is a gold mine for preachers, teachers, and writers.The sayings are arranged under eight descriptive categories, including Ancient Words, Rattling Words, and Keen Words. They are helpfully listed by source, then according to key topics, making retrieval of just the right quote a snap. Whether one is driving home the point of a sermon or simply wants a quote book for reflective reading this unparalleled collection is a “must have” resource!