Talking Book Topics

Author: Library of Congress. National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
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The Untold Story Of The Talking Book

Author: Matthew Rubery
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674545443
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A[rthur] H[elms], “Something New in Talking Books,” Talking Book Topics 4, no. 1
(June 1938): 16–17. American Foundation for the Blind, Annual Report ofthe
President, 1938 (New York: American Foundation for the Blind, 1938), n.p. On
cinema in the 1930s, see Andrew Bergman, We're in the Money: Depression
America and Its Films (New York: New York University Press, 1971), and Ina Rae
Hark, ed., American Cinema of the 1930s: Themes and Variations (New
Brunswick, N.J.: ...

Encyclopedia Of Library And Information Science

Author: Allen Kent
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9780824721107
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Each bimonthly issue of Talking Book Topics, published by the Division for the
Blind and Physically Handicapped of the Library of Congress, includes a flexible
disc recording which is essentially a catalog of the titles listed in the print and the
concurrently published braille edition. One of the older programs in the country,
that in Montclair, New Jersey, has several novel features. Users purchase post
cards for 25 cents each, which they mail to the library as their needs for books

The Unseen Minority

Author: Frances A. Koestler
Publisher: American Foundation for the Blind
ISBN: 9780891288961
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Talking Book Topics originated in 1935 as a two-page mimeographed quarterly
prepared by Alice Smith and Jane Muhlfeld, two blind members of the
Foundation's staff, to inform the fewer than five hundred persons then in
possession of Talking Book machines of the hundred or so books thus far
recorded. A year later, when the number of machine users had reached four
thousand, Topics graduated from mimeograph to print. The sound sheet also had
an early antecedent. In 1939 the ...

Wisconsin Library Bulletin

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In thisshort timeit has placed second in the number of talking books circulated. In
1963, 1,711 persons were active patrons and they borrowed 86,158 titles. The
Library for the Blind, Milwaukee Public Library System, has 4,412 volumes of
Braille, commercial recordings and tapes in addition to the Talking Book
collection. Periodicals and materials ... Second, he can read TALKING BOOK
TOPICS to keep himself informed and in order to advise readers in making
selections. Third, to give ...

Foundations Of Rehabilitation Teaching With Persons Who Are Blind Or Visually Impaired

Author: Paul E. Ponchillia
Publisher: American Foundation for the Blind
ISBN: 9780891289395
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The Talking-Book Machine disc player: Using the finger to guide the needle onto
a record (left); using record guides (right). Teaching the Use of the ... Today,
several nonprofit and commercial firms contract with the Library of Congress to
record and duplicate talking books, including AFB and the American Printing
House for the Blind (APH). Although some differences may ... through the NLS's
two bimonthly magazines, Braille Book Review and Talking Book Topics. NLS
also loans the ...

Readers Reading And Librarians

Author: William A. Katz
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780789006998
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There are books on tutoring techniques and practices, the teacher's editions of
various curriculum materials, information on learning disabilities, and
reproducible work sheets and lessons. Providing the READY ... TALKING BOOKS
LIBRARY The Talking Books Library reaches over 1,300 adults and children with
print disabilities. These patrons have visual ... Patrons receive Talking Book
Topics, a bi-monthly publication with annotated listings of the latest recorded
books. They also can ...

Library Resources For The Blind Physically Handicapped

Author: Barry Leorand
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
ISBN: 0788174371
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ZIP General Information Brochures □ Books Are Fun for Everyone □ Braille: An
Extraordinary Volunteer Opportunity □ Facts: Books for Blind and Physically
Handicapped Individuals □ Libros para Ciegos y Fisicamente Impedidos □
Facts: ... Book Review; bimonthly (new braille books and program news) □ News
; quarterly (newsletter on current program developments) □ Talking Book Topics;
bimonthly (new recorded books and program news) □ Update; quarterly (
newsletter on ...