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  1. 1. Resources and Services From the New Jersey State Library Talking Book and Braille Center Special Child Health Services (SCHS) Case Management Unit March 6, 2012 Elizabeth Burns Jen Servello
  2. 2. NJSL TBBC www.njsltbbc.org
  3. 3. National Library Service for theBlind and Physically Handicapped www.loc.gov/nls
  4. 4. NLS: A History• 1931, Pratt-Smoot Act: books for blind adults – Established library – Established funding• 1952, Blind children• 1966, Visual or physical disability• 1966, Chafee Amendment – Copyright exception for books
  5. 5. Chafee Amendment• Reproduce or distribute copies• Of previously published nondramatic literary works• In specialized formats• Exclusively for use by the blind or other persons with disabilities
  6. 6. Who Is Eligible“Exclusively for use by the blind or other persons with disabilities”
  7. 7. • Residents of the United States• Citizens of the United States who live abroad• All ages• And . . .
  8. 8. Vision• Blind – 20/200 or less with correcting lenses – widest diameter of visual field subtends an angular distance no greater than 20 degrees• Low Vision: – Cannot read standard newspaper print
  9. 9. Physical• Cannot hold a book• Cannot turn the pages of a book• Examples: – loss of hands or arms – paralysis – cerebral palsy – arthritis
  10. 10. Reading Disabilities• Limited to those with a physical basis• www.loc.gov/nls/reference/factsheets/readin gdisabilities.html
  11. 11. Who Certifies?
  12. 12. Blindness, Vision, Physical:• Doctors of medicine, doctors of osteopathy• Ophthalmologists, optometrists• Registered nurses, therapists• Professional staff of hospitals, institutions, and public or private welfare agencies (e.g., social workers, case workers, counselors, rehabilitation teachers, and superintendents).• And…
  13. 13. Blind, Vision, Physical• In the absence of any of these, certification may be made by professional librarians or by any person whose competence under specific circumstances is acceptable to the Library of Congress.
  14. 14. Reading Disability• doctors of medicine• doctors of osteopathy – who may consult with colleagues in associated disciplines
  15. 15. • Apply for services: http://njsltbbc.org/application• Repeats definitions for eligibility• Includes list of people who may certify• Only by mail• Original signatures – Clearly identify yourself
  16. 16. Application• Name• Address• Age• Materials• Selection & sending materials – Frequency – Subjects – Sex, violence, strong language
  17. 17. What is Available• “In specialized formats” – Braille – Audiobooks• Machine to listen to audiobooks• Large Print – Children’s and teen books
  18. 18. Braillewww.brailleink.org
  19. 19. Braille
  20. 20. Audiobooks
  21. 21. Digital Talking Book Cartridge
  22. 22. Digital Talking Book Machine
  23. 23. Large Print• Newspapers: 8 point• Adult books: 10 to 12 point• Minimum size large print: 14 point• Typical large print: 16 to 18 point
  24. 24. Children’s Books• Novels: 10 to 12 point• Middle Grade: 14 point• Early Readers: 16 point• Picture Books: 16 to 24 point• Minimum size large print: 14 point• Typical large print: 16 to 18 point
  25. 25. Digital Talking Book Machine
  26. 26. Commercial Players www.humanware.com
  27. 27. Commercial Players www.plextalk.com/americas/top/products/ ptp1/
  28. 28. How Do People Get Materials?• Mail• Download
  29. 29. Mail• Free Matter for the Blind & Physically Handicapped Persons Mailing
  30. 30. Download
  31. 31. Automatic• Subjects• Reading level• Sex, violence, language• Books sent periodically
  32. 32. Requests Come In• Telephone• Email• Mail• Paper Catalog Request• Online Catalog
  33. 33. New Books• Catalog at www.loc.gov/nls/catalog• Talking Book Topics at www.loc.gov/nls/tbt/index.html• Braille Book Review at www.loc.gov/nls/bbr/index.html• Magazines at www.loc.gov/nls/reference/circulars/magazines.ht ml
  34. 34. Newspapers & Magazines: Audiovision www.audiovision-nj.org/
  35. 35. NFB Newsline www.nfbnewslineonline.org/
  36. 36. TBBC has books you cannot get at the library or bookstore!
  37. 37. store.scholastic.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servl et/ProductDisplay_null_49598_- 1_10052_10051
  38. 38. Audio?www.amazon.com
  39. 39. NLS Catalog! www.loc.gov/nls/catalog/
  40. 40. Download Audiobooks
  41. 41. nlsbard.loc.gov
  42. 42. BARD Application• Only if already a TBBC patron• Name and address an exact match• Email needed• Default is TBBC issued player
  43. 43. BARD
  44. 44. Institutional Account• Application – Demonstration or Deposit – www.njsltbbc.org/application – www.loc.gov/nls/reference/factsheets/institutions.html• Players• Audiobooks• Braille• Outspoken Library Kiosk (public libraries)
  45. 45. Outspoken Library http://njsltbbc.org/outspoken_library
  46. 46. Other Resources• LearningAlly – www.learningally.org• BookShare – www.bookshare.org• OpenLibrary – http://openlibrary.org
  47. 47. Questions?• Contact information: njsltbbc.org/contact• Elizabeth Burns• Call: 1 – 800 – 792 – 8322, Ext 804• Jen Servello• Call: 1- 800 – 792 – 8322, Ext 823• Email: tbbcyouth@njstatelib.org

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