Tuesday, November 20, 2007

Book Notes

In India: Help for the visually impaired:

Guwahati: For visually disabled persons in the northeastern States, listening to books in English or in the regional languages by a writer of their choice that would be read aloud in a Talking Book Library may be a dream that will come true soon, courtesy the National Federation of the Blind (NFB).

A Talking Book Library equipped with a compact disk recording studio is one of the three projects identified by the NFB aimed to make the learning process easier for visually disabled persons of the region and to provide them skill development training to ensure gainful employment.

And a librarian tells his story

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