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Assistive Technologies – Scanners

 Today we had two representatives from Sight and Sound http://www.sightandsound.co.uk/  show us their new print to audio software. Many of our visually impaired students currently rely on scanners to be able to convert the print material into audio using OCR (Optimal Character … Continue reading

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Report back from: Mission impossible? Satisfying disabled students’ library needs

 Last month I attended this conference about what libraries could do in order to better satisfy the needs of disabled users.  The abstracts & slides of all of the very interesting talks from this conference can be found at http://library.bcu.ac.uk/conferencepapers.htm  The … Continue reading

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