With thanks to the support from the Scotiabank Giller Prize, we are excited to announce that four of this year's six shortlisted titles are available in accessible formats to readers with print disabilities through NNELS on the day of their national announcement. Congratulations to the shortlisted...Read more
NNELS News Archive
Monday, September 26, 2016
Thursday, June 30, 2016
Monday, June 13, 2016
The Vision Impaired Resource Network (VIRN) is pleased to announce that NNELS is now available as a default content source in Voice Dream Reader.
Voice Dream Reader is an accessible reading app for iOS and Android devices that reads books in digital text or audio formats. Using this app, eligible public library cardholders can download books...Read more
Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Last year, NNELS announced a purchase of 18 audiobooks with Post Hypnotic Press. This year, we are doing it all over again, but this time we've acquired the entire Post Hypnotic Press catalogue, including titles just out of production!
The collection is almost entirely...Read more
Wednesday, January 20, 2016
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
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