TASK  4
Learners will explain distribution and  economic constraints on production  and provide   relevant and well-chosen  exampl...
Cassette:   (100 mins) <ul><li>Most popular over past 20 yrs, </li></ul><ul><li>Still quite popular, especially among the ...
CD: (74 mins)  (Compact Discs)  <ul><li>CD’s are very sensitive to scratches.  </li></ul><ul><li>Most cars have CD players...
CD ROM or Mini-Disc:   <ul><li>These are sometimes included in audiobook packages to carry video and text if necessary. </...
Digital /Audio download:  <ul><li>Audiobook content can be  downloaded  or  streamed .  </li></ul><ul><li>Quality is usual...
MP3CD:  <ul><li>This is an MP3 format audiobook. Most CD/DVD players can now read this format.  </li></ul><ul><li>MP3CDs c...
Vinyl ( 33-1/3  vinyl record) <ul><li>Spoken recordings were popular in the early 1970's in schools/libraries.  </li></ul>...
iPods  <ul><li>has led to the creation of free audiobooks (e.g. LibriVox.)  </li></ul>
What is a DAISY player? <ul><li>Provided by the  RNIB .  </li></ul><ul><li>A DAISY book is a digital talking book, designe...
What is LibriVox?   <ul><li>A free digital library of  public domain  audiobooks (read by volunteers.) </li></ul><ul><li>S...
<ul><li>Released to the public through their Web site, plus others, such as iTunes.  </li></ul><ul><li>Their goal is to ma...
Distribution <ul><li>Audiobooks can also be distributed by profit making companies like the  </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>BBC...
Packaging  of audiobooks. <ul><li>SEE -  ( http://booksite.rnib.org.uk/eDelivery/Help/FAQ.aspx )   </li></ul>
Copyright : <ul><li>SEE  -  http://writersservices.co.uk/wps/s1_copyright_law.htm )  </li></ul>
<ul><li>END </li></ul>
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Task 4 talking books & guides task 4 (sde3) (ver 1)

  1. 1. TASK 4
  2. 2. Learners will explain distribution and economic constraints on production and provide relevant and well-chosen examples. Distribution & Economic Constraints on Production. Citations included [] Bibliography []
  3. 3. Cassette: (100 mins) <ul><li>Most popular over past 20 yrs, </li></ul><ul><li>Still quite popular, especially among the older generation & children! </li></ul><ul><li>Widely used for children’s talking books, because of their durability! </li></ul><ul><li>The Walkman further increased the popularity of audiobook tapes because they were able to be taken anywhere. </li></ul>Different formats available:
  4. 4. CD: (74 mins) (Compact Discs) <ul><li>CD’s are very sensitive to scratches. </li></ul><ul><li>Most cars have CD players as standard. </li></ul><ul><li>Through Discmans, demand for CDs grew. </li></ul><ul><li>CDs can also be played on computers. </li></ul>
  5. 5. CD ROM or Mini-Disc: <ul><li>These are sometimes included in audiobook packages to carry video and text if necessary. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Digital /Audio download: <ul><li>Audiobook content can be downloaded or streamed . </li></ul><ul><li>Quality is usually very good (ie digital.) </li></ul>
  7. 7. MP3CD: <ul><li>This is an MP3 format audiobook. Most CD/DVD players can now read this format. </li></ul><ul><li>MP3CDs can hold a large amount of audio material on a single CD. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Vinyl ( 33-1/3 vinyl record) <ul><li>Spoken recordings were popular in the early 1970's in schools/libraries. </li></ul><ul><li>(SEE - www.audiopub.org ) </li></ul>
  9. 9. iPods <ul><li>has led to the creation of free audiobooks (e.g. LibriVox.) </li></ul>
  10. 10. What is a DAISY player? <ul><li>Provided by the RNIB . </li></ul><ul><li>A DAISY book is a digital talking book, designed to allow the reader to move around the text as easily as a print user. </li></ul><ul><li>DAISY allows the reader to : </li></ul><ul><li>make bookmarks, pause, speed up or slow down, jump easily from page to page and chapter to chapter, </li></ul><ul><li>Requires a DAISY player or DAISY software. </li></ul>
  11. 11. What is LibriVox? <ul><li>A free digital library of public domain audiobooks (read by volunteers.) </li></ul><ul><li>Started in 2005 and by 2007 they had a 1000 book catalogue. </li></ul><ul><li>Recorded in over 21 languages (mainly English, French & German.) </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Released to the public through their Web site, plus others, such as iTunes. </li></ul><ul><li>Their goal is to make all public domain books available, for free, in audio format over the Internet . </li></ul><ul><li>LibriVox produces around 60-70 books a month , including classics such as </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Moby-Dick, The Bible, </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Alice in Wonderland, </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Marx’s Communist Manifesto and </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Darwin’s Origin of Species, etc. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Distribution <ul><li>Audiobooks can also be distributed by profit making companies like the </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>BBC, Simply Audiobooks, </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Audioville Audible.com, </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Generated $82.2 million USD in revenue. </li></ul><ul><li>SEE - http://www.waynejune.com/audiobook_production_and_narration.htm#costs ) </li></ul>
  14. 14. Packaging of audiobooks. <ul><li>SEE - ( http://booksite.rnib.org.uk/eDelivery/Help/FAQ.aspx ) </li></ul>
  15. 15. Copyright : <ul><li>SEE - http://writersservices.co.uk/wps/s1_copyright_law.htm ) </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>END </li></ul>

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