Talking book topics

Author: Library of Congress. National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
ISBN: PURD:32754081673463
Release Date: 2006-11
Genre: Fiction

Talking Book Topics

ISBN: UOM:39015078416420
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Talking books

Includes audio versions, and annual title-author index.

The Untold Story of the Talking Book

Author: Matthew Rubery
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674545441
Release Date: 2016-11-14
Genre: Literary Criticism

Histories of the book often move straight from the codex to the digital screen. Left out is nearly 150 years of audio recordings. Matthew Rubery uncovers this story, from Edison to today’s billion-dollar audiobook industry, and breaks from convention by treating audiobooks as a distinctive art form that has profoundly influenced the way we read.

Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science

Author: Allen Kent
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 082472030X
Release Date: 1980-10-01
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

"The Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science provides an outstanding resource in 33 published volumes with 2 helpful indexes. This thorough reference set--written by 1300 eminent, international experts--offers librarians, information/computer scientists, bibliographers, documentalists, systems analysts, and students, convenient access to the techniques and tools of both library and information science. Impeccably researched, cross referenced, alphabetized by subject, and generously illustrated, the Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science integrates the essential theoretical and practical information accumulating in this rapidly growing field."

Foundations of Rehabilitation Teaching with Persons who are Blind Or Visually Impaired

Author: Paul E. Ponchillia
Publisher: American Foundation for the Blind
ISBN: 0891289399
Release Date: 1996
Genre: Education

This book details the background on the history and development of rehabilitation teaching and provides practical information and instructional strategies. Proven techniques are described for working with individuals with adventitious or congenital visual impairments, as well as strategies for teaching basic living skills. Included are chapters on each of the skill areas taught by rehabilitation teachers; detailed, step-by-step lesson plans for specific skills in each area; and valuable sample forms for assessing and planning the needs and course of instruction for new clients.

The Unseen Minority

Author: Frances A. Koestler
Publisher: American Foundation for the Blind
ISBN: 0891288961
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Political Science

The definitive history of the societal forces affecting blind people in the United States and the professions that evolved to provide services to people who are visually impaired, The Unseen Minority was originally commissioned to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the American Foundation for the Blind in 1971. Updated with a new foreword outlining the critical issues that have arisen since the original publication and with time lines presenting the landmark events in the legislative arena, low vision, education, and orientation and mobility, this classic work has never been more relevant.

1001 Quotations That Connect

Publisher: Zondervan
ISBN: 9780310590484
Release Date: 2009-08-30
Genre: Religion

Many times people wrack their brains for succinct, “preachable” quotations to drop into sermons or teaching materials. Now they can relax! 101 Quotations that Connect features inspiring observations from a wide spectrum of influential people of the past two millennia, culled from the collection of Christianity Today. This volume—which contains the reflections of church fathers, missionaries, poets, and celebrities—is a gold mine for preachers, teachers, and writers.The sayings are arranged under eight descriptive categories, including Ancient Words, Rattling Words, and Keen Words. They are helpfully listed by source, then according to key topics, making retrieval of just the right quote a snap. Whether one is driving home the point of a sermon or simply wants a quote book for reflective reading this unparalleled collection is a “must have” resource!

Stevie Wonder

Author: Tenley Williams
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 9781438122632
Release Date: 2002-01-01
Genre: Rock musicians

A biography of the blind composer, pianist, and singer whose musical ability, apparent since childhood, has earned him many awards.

Talk Up Your Book

Author: Patricia Fry
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781621532590
Release Date: 2013-01-18
Genre: Business & Economics

The most powerful tool in your book promotion toolkit is your personality. The fact is that personality sells books. Readers want a relationship with authors of the books they read. If you aren’t a celebrity or a world-known author, it is up to you to create that relationship. Finally, here’s a book that tells you how to develop a greater rapport with your readers, and thus SELL MORE BOOKS through more effective live presentations, well-attended book signings, successful book festival experiences, and more personalized social media techniques. Learn how to get speaking gigs at conferences and how to land and more expertly handle radio, TV, and Internet interviews. This book will teach you how to: · Find and create speaking opportunities at appropriate venues · Handle yourself skillfully in front of an audience · Eliminate your noodle knees · Improve your speaking skills · Improve and protect your speaking voice · Come up with speech topics for fiction and nonfiction books · Organize workshops and present them on your own · Get publicity for your presentations · Land speaking gigs at conferences · Form a bond with audience members · Write a pitch letter and press release · Create better handouts and use them more effectively · Develop better communication skills · Attract more people to your book signings · Sell more books at book festivals If you’re ready to take your book promotion to the next level, this thorough guide is for you!

Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries

Author: Costantino Thanos
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9783540441786
Release Date: 2002-09-02
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

ECDL 2002 was the 6th conference in the series of European Conferences on Research and Advanced Technologies for Digital Libraries. Following previous events in Pisa (1997), Heraklion (1998), Paris (1999), Lisbon (2000), and Da- stadt (2001), this year ECDL was held in Rome. ECDL 2002 contributed, - gether with the previous conferences, to establishing ECDL as the major - ropean forum focusing on digital libraries and associated technical, practical, and social issues. ECDL 2002 continued the tradition already established by the previous conferences in meeting the needs of a large and diverse constituency, which includes researchers, practitioners, educators, policy makers, and users. The focus of ECDL 2002 was on underlying principles, methods, systems, and tools to build and make available e?ective digital libraries to end users. Architecture, metadata, collection building, web archiving, web technologies,- books, OAI applications, preservation, navigation, query languages, audio video retrieval, multimedia-mixed media, user studies and evaluation, humanities, and digital libraries were some of the key issues addressed. An international Program Committee was set up composed of 61 members, with representatives from 25 countries. A total of 145 paper submissions, 15 poster submissions, and 18 proposals for demos were received. Each paper was evaluated by 3 referees and 42 full papers and 6 short papers of high quality were selected for presentation.

How to Say it to Teens

Author: Richard Heyman
Publisher: Putnam Juvenile
ISBN: 0735201889
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Family & Relationships

Offering practical how-to information, this important reference teaches parents how to talk to their teens not only as a parent, but as a friend and advisor.

Speaking 3 Student s Book

Author: Joanne Collie
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 052139970X
Release Date: 1992-09-24
Genre: Foreign Language Study

This is part of the Skills for Fluency series and is intended to develop learners' oral fluency by focusing on topics that are personally relevant to them. The activities are designed to enable students to draw on their own life experiences, feelings and cultural knowledge.