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ERIC Number: EJ807542
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005
Pages: 3
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 10
ISSN: ISSN-0264-6196
Audio from Orbit: The Future of Libraries for Individuals Who Are Blind or Vision Impaired
Steer, Michael; Cheetham, Leonie
British Journal of Visual Impairment, v23 n3 p114-116 2005
Free library service is a component of the foundations of democracy, citizenship, economic and social development, scholarship and education, in progressive societies. The evolution of libraries for people who are blind or vision impaired is briefly discussed and an innovative project, a talking book and daily newspaper delivery system that transfers digital information to the user via satellite, is described.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Australia