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Bookshare Now Being Offered to CNIB Clients

This may be of interest to those of you who are CNIB clients. The information posted below has been copied from the CNIB Digital Times newsletter (September issue). You can find out more about this exciting new opportunity by visiting this link on the CNIB library website

Bookshare now available through the CNIB Library!

CNIB clients can now sign up for a free one-year subscription to Bookshare, an accessible online library for people with qualifying print disabilities!

Why join Bookshare?

Access over 110,000 titles, including New York Times bestsellers, novels, mysteries, science fiction, nonfiction, children’s books, foreign-language books and more!

Get timely access to books at or near the same time print titles hit the bookstore.

Read books with text-to-speech, enlarged font, or refreshable braille.

Read books using a variety of technologies: computers, Apple iOS and Android tablets and smartphones, MP3 players, braille displays and more. Download books in DAISY Text, DAISY Audio, MP3, and Braille Ready Format. Note: DAISY Audio and MP3 books from Bookshare are in synthetic speech, not human narration. Subscriptions through the CNIB Library are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis, so sign up for Bookshare today!

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