[tabi] Re: new Internet library

  • From: "Tinnetta Cooper" <Lilheart@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 9 May 2010 05:16:50 -0400

          I set up an account, but have not had any success with textbooks as 
of yet.  I'll try other types of books when I have time.

  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: Allison and Chip Orange 
  To: tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
  Sent: Saturday, May 08, 2010 2:42 PM
  Subject: [tabi] Re: new Internet library 

  Thanks so much Lynn, this is wonderful news.

  this group is using grants to scan in recent, copy-righted material, and make 
it available to blind people.  you can sign up and use the library at:


  William, it's not the number of books you can read, it's wanting a particular 
book, and not being able to get it because NLS only records best sellers, and 
bookshare and RFBD are so unreliable, you never know what they will have.  they 
tend to also have best sellers.


  From: tabi-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:tabi-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf 
Of Lynn Evans
  Sent: Friday, May 07, 2010 8:23 PM
  To: tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  Subject: [tabi] new Internet library 

  New online library for the visually impaired
  The Internet Archive is creating an online library for blind and dyslexic 
people. Text-to-speech software helps the visually impaired access digital 
books. Currently, compatible electronic books are in short supply. E-books are 
becoming more popular. Click here for a free program to manage and convert your 

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