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Accessible Online Book Sources Presentation

Join InfoEyes Librarians Donna Cirenza (Tennessee), Catherine A. Durivage

(Minnesota) and Julie Strange (Maryland) as they host an overview of accessible online books sources, such as Bookshare.org, Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic, netLibrary, audible.com, Unabridged, and Overdrive. They will also discuss Playaways and the transition to digital audio books by the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. All are welcome to attend.


Free to attend!


This free, online discussion on Thursday, September 20th about accessible online book services should be very interesting. Everyone is welcome to attend and participate. There is no need to register, and no direct costs.

Feel free to join us.


First time users of OPAL (www.opal-online.org) will need to download and run a small, safe piece of software. The link to the software is available on the entry webpage to the online room:



When asked to type in a user name, you may type in your name or any name.

Please leave the password field blank.


For a complete list of all upcoming OPAL online events, please visit the following URL:



Thursday, September 20, 2007 beginning at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time, 1:00 Central, noon Mountain, 11:00 a.m. Pacific, and 6:00 p.m. GMT/UTC/Zulu:



Host: InfoEyes.


Location: The online room of the Minnesota Braille and Talking Book Library


Tom Peters, OPAL Coordinator

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