Monday, March 08, 2004

March ebook worm show

The next E-BookWorm online interview and discussion will be held on Thursday, March 18 from 3:00 to 4:00 CST. eBookWorm is sponsored by the Mid-Illinois Talking Book Center. The featured guest will be Andre Dubois, a technical advisor from Visuaide. Visuaide (http://www.visuaide.com) is a Canadian company devoted to facilitating active and independent living by persons with print-impairments. Visuaide sells a variety of hardware and software products, including the Victor Reader Vibe, a portable CD player capable of playing DAISY ebooks, MP3 files, and commercial audio CDs. Please join us for what promises to be an interesting look at global developments in ebooks and assistive technologies for the print-impaired. To access the online meeting room:

1. Go to http://talkingcommunities.com/entrance.pl?28428001238

2. Type your name (no password is necessary) and click enter.

3. A small software applet will download to your computer.

If you have questions about the eBookWorm program, please contact either Tom Peters (tapinformation@yahoo.com) or Lori Bell (lbell@alliancelibrarysystem.com).

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