DRRI: Multimedia and Etext

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Discussion Lists

Braille-books is a moderated list for announcing the availability of newly-Brailed materials.

National Center on Disability and Journalism (NCDJ) is a journalism education organization.

World Wide Web

DO-IT News
A newsletter distributed by DO-IT.

Alex Catalogue of Electronic Texts
A catalogue of electronic texts.

Blind Bookworm
Reviews and information on reading materials in formats accessible to people who are blind or visually impaired.

Bookshare
Gives people who have difficulty reading printed text in the U.S. legal access to over 31,000 books and 150 periodicals that are converted to Braille, large print, or text to speech audio files.

Children's Literature Web Guide
Links to resources related to books for children and young adults.

Classic Christian books in electronic format
Christian books in electronic format.

Disability Radio World Wide
Weekly radio program broadcasts online and through FM stations.

Electronic Text Archives
Meta-index providing information and access to e-text resources on the internet.

Films Involving Disabilities
Categorized feature films involving disabilities.

Internet Public Library (IPL)
Public library online through the University of Michigan School of Information.

Mainstream online
News and advocacy in disability rights.

National Braille Press (NBP)
Bookstore and Braille production services.

National Center on Disability and Journalism (NCDJ)
Resources and information to educate and create more accurate news reporting.

National Centre for Accessible Media (NCAM)
Research and development facility dedicated to expanding access to media for people with disabilities.

National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS)
Free library publication about Braille and audio materials.

Project Gutenberg
Producer of free e-books.

Publisher Look-Up Service
This site helps college and university Disability Support Services (DSS) professionals find the appropriate contacts at publishing houses from whom to request electronic formats of textbooks, and/or scanning permissions, to facilitate the DSS office's provision of alternate format instructional materials to students with print disabilities.

Usability.gov
Step-by-step usability guide for website design.