[blind-education] Re: eletronic books

  • From: Abdul Hai <ahai11london@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: blind-education@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 22 Jan 2011 14:19:43 +0000 (GMT)

You can always email the publisher or join a mailing list for ebooks. 

 
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From: david ingram <dingram269@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: blind-education@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Sent: Sat, 22 January, 2011 12:19:30
Subject: [blind-education] Re: eletronic books

 
Hi, my question is how can i actually get in touch  with the publishers of 
books 
to see if they have electronic versions of the  books available from the 
beginning?  This is the question that i have  because i'm taking classes this 
term and i want to make sure that i have access  to the textual material in the 
books at the same time that my sighted  counterparts do.  Is that too much to 
ask and it could definiately cut down  on having to depend on rfbd because they 
are a good place but because they don't  have a great number of volunteers who 
are knowledgable about certain subjects  and the fact that it takes a year at 
the least before a book is completed.   What choices do we really have.
----- Original Message ----- 
>From: Marvin    Hunkin 
>To: blind-education@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
>Sent: Saturday, January 22, 2011 4:32    AM
>Subject: [blind-education] eletronic    books
>
>
>hi.
>well publishers should be made aware of blind    people and eletronic texts.
>like i am doing a online it course from http://www.oten.edu.au, and had to 
>ahve 
>a e    book, provide remote help desk support.
>so as that was out of print, was able to get an    eletronic pdf copy.
>my two cents worth.
>marvin.


      

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