ERIC Number: ED382195
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995-Jan
Guide to Spoken-Word Recordings: Popular Literature. Reference Circular No. 95-01.
Library of Congress, Washington, DC. National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped.
This reference circular contains selected sources for the purchase, rental, or loan of fiction and nonfiction spoken-word recordings. The sources in sections 1, 2, and 3 are commercial and, unless otherwise noted, offer abridged and unabridged titles on audio cassette. Sources in section 1 make available popular fiction; classics; poetry; drama; biographies; and titles in business and related fields, personal development, and the social sciences. Some of the sources offer interviews with authors or contemporary personalities, and vintage radio programs. In section 2, companies with titles in specialized subject areas are identified. Commercial sources specializing in spoken-word recordings for children or offering separate catalogs for children's titles are covered in section 3. Section 4 presents information about recorded books available on loan to persons with physical or visual disabilities, and section 5 lists selected resources for additional information. The information was compiled from current catalogs. (AEF)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Library of Congress, Washington, DC. National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped.