The highly-anticipated CBC Canada Reads 2016 shortlist (hotlist!) is being released today, by host Wab Kinew and the guests, on CBC's q on radio and internet across the country. According to the CBC, "Canada Reads 2016 is all about 'starting over.' The show will feature books about transformation and second chances, stories of migrants, immigrants...Read more
NNELS News Archive
Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Thursday, December 3, 2015
The UN says "inclusion matters." You are making it happen.
December 3rd marks the UN International Day of Persons with Disabilities. This year’s theme is “Inclusion matters: access and empowerment for people of all abilities.” What a great fit for public libraries.
At NNELS this past year (our second as a mature...Read more
Vancouver and Burnaby, BCThursday, October 15, 2015
Attention BC public libraries: want to connect your print disabled readers with titles from nnels.ca on CD? Unable to produce CDs locally? To request a CD version of a NNELS audiobook for a reader with a print disability, library staff can complete the CD request form.
We anticipate this...Read more
Friday, October 9, 2015
The National Network for Equitable Library Service (NNELS) is a digital public library of downloadable titles for Canadians with perceptual disabilities. It is also a growing network of provincial and territorial governments, readers, community and advocacy organizations, libraries and librarians, publishers, and...Read more
Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Monday, October 5, 2015
Friday, September 18, 2015
Announcing access to BC Campus OpenEd’s collection of 97 open textbooks in accessible formats for people with print disabilties! These open textbooks are openly licensed using a Creative Commons license, and are available in various e-book formats free of charge, or through print-on-demand books available at cost.
NNELS is facilitating...Read more