The Untold Story of the Talking Book

Author: Matthew Rubery

Publisher: Harvard University Press


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

Publisher: CRC Press


Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 510

View: 381

"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."

Talking Books: Adult

Author: Library of Congress. Division for the Blind and Physically Handicapped



Category: Talking books

Page: 260

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The Unseen Minority

A Social History of Blindness in the United States

Author: Frances A. Koestler

Publisher: American Foundation for the Blind


Category: Political Science

Page: 658

View: 301

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.

Monthly Catalog of United States Government Publications

Author: United States. Superintendent of Documents



Category: Government publications


View: 742

February issue includes Appendix entitled Directory of United States Government periodicals and subscription publications; September issue includes List of depository libraries; June and December issues include semiannual index

Military Construction Appropriations for Fiscal Year 1969

Hearings Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, House of Representatives, Ninetieth Congress, Second Session

Author: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Appropriations



Category: United States

Page: 1780

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